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*How to Start a Collaborative Community Garden

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*How to Start a Collaborative Community Garden

Time: July 11, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Room L208, Langara College
Street: 100 49th Ave
City/Town: Vancouver
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Phone: 604.323.5193
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, gardening, collaborative
Organized By: Village Vancouver, Rob Miksza, Sarah St. John, Ross Moster
Latest Activity: Jul 4, 2012

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Event Description

Sick and tired of being on an endless waiting list to join a community garden? Perhaps it’s time to take matters in your own hands and start one for yourself. In this workshop we will discuss how to effectively start your own community garden. Learn how to find assistance, how to facilitate a design workshop and how to find funding for your project.

Offered as part of Village Vancouver's Transition School as part of Langara College's Sustainable Communities Summer School.

Instructor: Rob Miksza

Rob Miksza is a professional working in Landscape Architecture and has been involved in establishing community gardens throughout the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. He also has many years’ experience teaching workshops on topics such as composting, permaculture and agroforestry.

Course Registration Number (CRN): 60835
Cost: $10
Register call: 604.323.5322

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