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*Introduction to Fermented Sodas (low cost workshop; FREE for Seniors)

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*Introduction to Fermented Sodas (low cost workshop; FREE for Seniors)

Time: April 11, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)
Street: 4397 West 2nd Ave. (in the kitchen)
City/Town: Vancouver, BC
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Phone: Register: #168956 Aberthau 604.257.8140, press 1 or Fermented Sodas link below or in person. Advance registration suggested.
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, fermented sodas, fermenting, eldergreens, aberthau garden project
Organized By: VV Neighbourhood Food Networks: Aberthau Garden Project and Laura Reid (Counter-Cultures)
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2018

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Event Description

In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop, Laura Reid from Counter-Cultures will discuss Fermented Sodas, including Rootbeer, Water Kefir, Kombucha and Ginger Ale Samples will be provided, and you'll go home with an informative booklet which covers the topics covered in class, as well as various recipes. We'll have the W. Pt. Grey VV community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.

Cost: $12.50. Free for seniors (50 and over). Register: #168956 Aberthau 604.257.8140, press 1 or Fermented Sodas  ( or in person. Advance registration suggested.

Organized and led by seniors VV ElderGreens brings seniors, youth and others together to share food and gardening skills and wisdom through workshops and other activities. All ages welcome, contact us if you're interested in getting involved

Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture and Eco Art Garden Located behind the Mansion, just off of NW Marine Dr, and hosted by Village Vancouver, the garden includes VV’s Collaborative Demo Permaculture Garden, the WPG Preschool Garden and art/garden projects by Aberthau artist residencies and local artists, including artists-in-residence LocoMotoArt. Emphasizing permaculture design elements, including a small hugelkultur, an herb spiral, planting pollinator attractants, and saving open pollinated seeds, the garden offers fun, inclusive social, educational, culinary and cultural activities for community members. Enjoy cooking, fermenting, preserving and DIY demonstrations, including canning, fermented sodas, and making tofu and paneer, timely gardening workshops such as early summer gardening, vertical gardening and growing herbs, the seed savers club, and a native edibles walk, as well as Saturday morning gardening.

Garden Open House Saturday, April 28 10 am-3 pm. Free, fun, and family friendly! Gardening, garden tours, workshops, harvest straw art, community potluck, music, storytelling, LocoMotoArt's garden project and studio tour, permaculture and gardening info, seed library (pick up some free seeds, or swap or donate seeds), West Pt. Grey Transition Village, Mason bee house giveaway, kids - take a picture with WeBee! The garden's located behind the mansion, just off of NW Marine, east of Trimble.Rain or shine!

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