Students planting vegetables
DPES students and sustainability hold vegetables in front of their garden on the IC rooftop.

IC Rooftop Garden

The IC Rooftop Garden, a 28 square metre (410 square foot), is a multi-use space for meditation, relaxation, meetings, and social gatherings and for teaching and learning how to grow food.

Gardening hands.

Community Gardens

Located in the Highland Creek Valley area of the campus, the Community Gardens are a living laboratory for students, faculty, staff and neighbours who are gardening enthusiasts, and may be interested in sustainable agriculture.


Fred Urquhart Memorial Garden

In 1975 Zoology Professor Fred Urquhart, CM, discovered the wintering place of the Monarch butterfly: Mexico’s Sierra Madre. The discovery was published in National Geographic magazine the following year.