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*Introduction to Organic Gardening (FREE workshop 11-1) and Organic Gardening Open House (1-4)

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*Introduction to Organic Gardening (FREE workshop 11-1) and Organic Gardening Open House (1-4)

Time: April 21, 2018 from 11am to 4pm
Location: Kits Vancouver Public Library (meeting room)
Street: 2425 MacDonald Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.vpl.ca/events
Phone: 604.665.3976
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, gardening, workshop, seeds, open house
Organized By: (workshop) Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, Kits branch VPL, and Karen Ageson (Farmers on 57th)
Latest Activity: Apr 20

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Event Description

Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, and Kits branch VPL present a workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden. You'll learn some simple techniques from Karen Ageson from Farmers on 57th for starting plants indoors and in the garden, tailored to your space. Be rewarded with the taste of freshly grown veggies this season, and pick up some free seeds for your garden from the Community Seed Library!

Cost: Free. Drop in, no registration required. (Optionally, you can RSVP here (http://www.villagevancouver.ca/events/introduction-to-organic-gardening-free-workshop) or to ross@villagevancouver.ca) for the workshop.

The annual Westside Organic Gardening Open House immediately follows the workshop in the patio from 1-4 pm. Join Societe Le Village, Village Vancouver, Kits Community Centre Collaborative Garden, Westside Food Collaborative, and Kits Vancouver Public Library at this family-friendly event for a fun filled afternoom of interactive and informative gardening related activities. Rain or Shine, and part of the Wild About Vancouver Festival.

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The workshop and Village's booth at the Open House are 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 is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (vancouverfoodnetworks.com) -- check it out!



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