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*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

Event Details

*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

Time: November 17, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Strathcona Community Centre
Street: 601 Keefer St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: Registration/Information: 604.713.1838 or in person at Strathcona Community Centre. Please pre-register.
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, workshop, gardening, cultivating food, cultivating community
Organized By: Organized By: Ross Moster (VV Neighbourhood Food Networks), Lauren Brown (Strathcona CC Food Security Program), and Robin Sturley
Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2014

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Event Description

This workshop covers the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden in the Spring. You’ll learn some simple techniques for starting plants indoors and in the garden. Instructor: Robin Sturley.

Cost: $25.

50% Subsidies are available to low income residents of Vancouver with a Leisure Access Card. For details on how to apply, please contact Strathcona CC or visit http://vancouver.ca/parks/rec/lac/index.htm.


Part of VV's Fall Cultivating Food, Cultivating Community series at Strathcona Community Centre. Next workshop:
Introduction to Seed Saving
Sunday, Nov 23, 2-4 pm
The basics of seed saving. We'll talk about the best seeds to start saving and discuss the easiest seeds to save in small gardens and why and how to harvest, dry and store seed. Instructor: Robin Sturley



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