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*Intro to Growing Japanese Herbs (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors)

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*Intro to Growing Japanese Herbs (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors)

Time: June 4, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Location: West End Community Center
Street: 870 Denman St., Barclay Room
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map:
Phone: Register: #106196 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person, or through the online link below.
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west end, workshop, japanese herbs, west end neighbourhood food network, grow local, west end urban garden club
Organized By: WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver
Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2017

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Event Description

Join West End Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver for an Introduction to Growing Japanese Herbs workshop presented by Tonari Gumi (Japanese Volunteer) Garden Club. You'll learn about tasty and interesting Japanese herbs and how to grow them. Then sample these herbs in simple Japanese recipes and take home herb starts and seeds.

We'll have the community seed library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds.

Registration required: #106196 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person, or Vancouver Recreation ( FREE for seniors (50 and over; register through WECC).

For a complete list of other WENFN, WE Urban Garden Club, and VV WE activities/workshops, including Jun 11 Community Potluck (mini-workshop "Bee Herbs" - Basil, Bergamot and Borage), Jun 11 Garden Club (Planting Winter Veggies), Jun 17 WENFN/VV booth at WE Car Free Day, Jun 24 WENFN/VV booth at Strawberry Festival, Jul 8 Seed Savers Club, Jul 11 Introduction to Vertical Gardening, Jul 18 Community Potluck (mini-workshop Fall and Winter Gardening}, Jul 18 Garden Club (Sharing Gardening Tips WEUGC Gardening Calendars available!), Aug 8 Intro to Seed Saving, Aug 15 Community Potluck (mini-workshop Saving Seeds), Aug 15 Garden Club (Concepts in Year Round Gardening): visit WENFN's website (, Vancouver Recreation (, or email Ross Moster or

This event is part of Village Vancouver's Building Community Food Security and Resilience Project. This project is made possible by the BC Ministry of Agriculture's Grow Local program. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Agriculture.

Village Vancouver and West End Neighbourhood Food Network are members of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks ( - check it out!

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