Community is the heart of the Commons

and always has been
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All Gabriolans belong to the Commons.
The Commons belongs to us all!

Come to community gatherings like the Fall Fair, Cultivate and the Farm to Table Feast.

Walk the trails, grow food, rent space.

Be part of the teams that support all this such as:

The Commons, your community gathering spot for Meeting, Moving, Creating and Celebrating!

Community Collaborations/Partnerships

The Commons works together with a number of organizations whose interests overlap our guiding principles of:

  • agricultural sustainability
  • ecological sustainability
  • social sustainability
  • community contribution

Gabriola Land & Trails Trust (GaLTT)

  • Boardwalk, trails & Native Plant Nursery

Gabriola Lions Club

  • Storage of community tables and chairs

Gabriola Rod, Gun & Conservation Club

  • Easter Egg Hunt

Gabriola Tool Library

  • Host Tool Library

Lulu Performing Arts

  • Seasonal soundscape tours

People for a Healthy Community

  • Rent Commons office & garden spaces

Poetry Gabriola

  • Host Poetry Yurt

Sustainable Gabriola

  • Cooperate on sustainability initiatives

Yours to enjoy!

Be part of our Community Teams!

Ther’s lots of ways to join your fellow commoners building our community such as

  • ¬†Become a Community Kitchen Steward
  • Help with Community Events
  • Create skill and knowledge sharing opportunities
  • Join our Soup Makers team

If you are interested helping build our community, have a look at the opportunities on our volunteer page.