Upcoming Events Coordinating Council Meeting, 1st Tue of every month at 7 pm.

Saturday Workbees & Events, every Sat from 9 am to 12 pm. Workbee is followed by delicious homemade soup. Please bring gloves, shovel, hand trowel or any other other tools you find useful!

Booking the Commons Click here for booking information for general rooms and allotment gardens

Click on the calendar above to view current room bookings.

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URGENT COVID-19/Corona Virus Announcement

The difficult decision has been made to SHUT DOWN the Commons House until further notice. This affects all renters, teams, and other users.
Note that PHC has made appropriate other arrangements.

Commons Coordinating Council meeting on April 7 at 7 pm, in keeping with the distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be held at a distance using the conferencing app, Zoom.us. Team Reps will be sent instructions about how to join the meeting (video preferred). Anyone wishing to attend can join in. Please contact info@gabriolacommons.ca. See also this YouTube page

Welcome to the Gabriola Commons The Gabriola Commons is a place where sustainability, community and agriculture meet, featuring 26 acres of peaceful rural landscapes and rich ecosystems with significant biodiversity. The property includes connecting pathways, open vistas, meditative spaces, vibrant community gardens, learning and meeting facilities for the use and enjoyment of the public.

The Gabriola Commons is a unique and distinct property on Gabriola with zoning that recognizes and enshrines the vision and spirit of a "community commons".

Come to the land, wander through, meet gardeners and builders, artists and soup makers. Join in the many community activities and events. Lend your hand and voice in stewarding the land and its amenities for current and future generations.

The Gabriola Commons has a membership at the Mid Island Co-op. You can contribute to the Commons by using the Commons Co-op Member Number 637512 when making purchases.

The Gabriola Commons Foundation sincerely thanks the following agencies who have provided valuable grants and support: Coastal Community Credit Union Spirit Fund, Nanaimo Community Foundation, Bullfrog Power, Wal-Mart Evergreen Green Grant, the Innovative Community Development Award from the Canadian Cancer Society's Community Building Strategy, the Gabriola Recreation Society, the Gabriola Lions Club, GabEnergy Society, the Vancouver Foundation and the Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care Society. For more information, click on "Projects" in the main menu.

Panorama of the Gabriola Commons by Angela Specht.

Thank You! Thank you to all the Commons donors, participants, supporters and funders over the years. Together we are creating a thriving space to gather, share experiences,celebrate island life, protect the ecology and farm sustainably.
Photos & More Photos See our Flickr site for many photos of the land and activities.