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*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

Event Details

*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

Time: March 26, 2015 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.
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, gardening, workshop, cultivating food, cultivating community series
Organized By: Ross Moster (VV Neighbourhood Food Networks), Lauren Brown (Strathcona CC Food Security Program), and Rhiannon Johnson
Latest Activity: Mar 26, 2015

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Event Description

Village Vancouver presents this workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden this Spring. You’ll learn some simple techniques for starting plants indoors and in the garden, without the use of artificial additives. VV will have a seed library present - if you come a little early, you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. Instructor: Rhiannon Johnson.

Cost: $25. Subsidies: 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 Winter 2015 Cultivating Food, Cultivating Community Series at Strathcona Community Centre.

Another workshop which you may find of interest -- Carrots, Leeks, and Greens, Thursday, April 2nd.


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