PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ means “Blossoming Place” in SENĆOŦEN, the language of the W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. At the PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ Nursery & Garden we grow healthy and traditional foods as well as many native plants for our ecosystem restoration projects in various locations throughout the W̱SÁNEĆ homelands.

PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ itself dwells at the ȽÁU,WELṈEW̱ Tribal School (Brentwood Bay, BC), home of our native plants & garden program for the W̱SÁNEĆ School Board students. Many of our programs also take students and volunteers throughout the W̱SÁNEĆ homelands to do the healing work of ecosystem restoration. PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱ is a special place where students can learn vital life skills such as indigenous food sovereignty, restoration work, and SENĆOŦEN language all while outdoors and in a supportive environment.

Want to support us?

Strong Nation Plant Cards

Learn the traditional names of native plants, harvesting tips, medicinal uses, and more with these plant knowledge cards.

We receive royalties on every pack sold!

Owl and Bear Pins

Support a local artist while contributing to our work by purchasing a Pacific Banana Slug or Pacific sideband snail pin. They also make great gifts!

25% of the proceeds go to us!


Your support allows us to continue our work of healing these lands. We sincerely appreciate your generosity.