Food Security during a Pandemic

The United Way of the Lower Mainland’s Local Love Food Hub grant through the UW Community Emergency Response Fund has allowed LEPS to continue work in local food security during the months of COVID-19.  This grant has allowed LEPS to work with a local chef to help assist residents to learn simple kitchen food skills. This program, which is running … Read More

Langley Eats Local 2020

Langley Eats Local is back this year, not even a pandemic can keep down the excitement about eating local and supporting our local farmers! A huge thank-you goes out to Metro Vancouver for their support of Langley Eats Local and agriculture in Langley! Our passport program is back and bigger than last year – there are 13 local businesses you … Read More

Giving Tuesday – Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens every year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a day for Canadians, charities, and businesses to come together to “do good stuff” and celebrate the joy of giving. Please consider donating to LEPS to support local restoration and stewardship initiatives. Visit or click on the icon to the right to … Read More

Farm Gate Passport

Eating locally helps us, as Langley residents, reconnect with our locally grown and raised food and rediscover Langley as the agricultural bounty that we sometimes forget. Langley Township and City are very lucky to encompass our popular farm gate stores, where you can purchase berries, meats, fish, cheese, locally sourced organic breads, and even wine, beer and cider! This is the inaugural … Read More

Langley Eats Local Challenge

Langley Eats Local challenges you to spend one week sourcing as much of your food as possible from local farmers and producers! The Challenge ends at the free annual Langley Eats Local celebration Wednesday, August 14th at the Langley Community Farmers Market (12-6 pm at KPU Langley), however, our week of local eating will run from Wednesday August 7 to … Read More

Blackberry Bake-off – Invasive plants are sooooo tasty!

The bake-off is scheduled and my mouth is already watering! Everyone is welcome to bring a blackberry treat to share so long as you promise when you were picking the blackberries you destroyed the blackberry bush in the process (or at least knocked it back enough that it is managed and not spreading). Dishes need to be low risk foods … Read More

2019 Environmental Hero Nominations Open

The nomination forms are ready for you to nominate an environmental hero for 2019! There are three categories: – youth – individual – organization/business A hero is an individual or organisation you feel is making a positive impact on our environment in Langley. Nominations close April 19, 2019. Nomination forms are available here.

Greener Resolutions for the New Year

Start thinking about your clothing items differently In North America, 9.5 million tonnes of clothing end up in the landfill every year. It’s easy to just throw out old t-shirts and replace them with cheap, new ones; but, there are also plenty of simple ways to repurpose or recycle your clothing items. Start off by only buying what you think … Read More

Get creative with holiday leftovers!

Food waste is a big concern in Canada, after all, the average Canadian wastes approximately 170 kilograms of food per year. Food waste happens at all points along the food chain, including at the consumer level.  The holidays can be especially difficult as we enjoy copious amounts of delicious foods. Leftovers are great the day following a meal but tend … Read More

WaterWeeks and Rivers Day 2018

The Township of Langley and LEPS is proud to present the 171h annual WaterWeeks Festival. WaterWeeks is an annual series of environmentally related activities that encourage residents of all ages to participate in the protection and enhancement of our environment. This year’s events will take place from September 23 to October 13. The community will be presented with a sequence of … Read More