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Farmers on 57th Farm Tour and Cover Crops Workshop

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Farmers on 57th Farm Tour and Cover Crops Workshop

Time: August 13, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Location: Farmers on 57th
Street: 650 West 57th Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: marpole oakridge, farm tour, workshop
Organized By: Vancouver Urban Farming Society
Latest Activity: Sep 12, 2017

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Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society for a tour of Farmers on 57th and get the lowdown on using cover crops in your farming or gardening practice. We’ll explore the Farmers on 57th market garden, learn about the farm’s unique role as a therapeutic and educational community space, and discuss how cover crops can improve soil fertility, reduce soil erosion, manage weeds, and more! Bring your questions and curiosity.

About Farmers on 57th:
Farmers on 57th is a therapeutic, educational, and productive urban farm in the Marpole-Oakridge neighbourhood of Vancouver. Located on the on the grounds of George Pearson Centre (GPC), a Vancouver Coastal Health facility, the farm plays host to a market garden with a Community Supported Agriculture program, as well as a therapeutic garden for GPC residents. Learn more about Farmers on 57th’s urban farmers here.

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