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*Westside Food Festival - Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden/La Huerta de la Esquina: An Afternoon at the Library

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*Westside Food Festival - Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden/La Huerta de la Esquina: An Afternoon at the Library

Time: July 29, 2018 from 1:15pm to 2:30pm
Location: Kits VPL
Street: 2425 Macdonald Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://vpl.bibliocommons.com/…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kits, documentary, urban, garden
Organized By: Village Vancouver
Latest Activity: Jul 12, 2018

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An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More Then Books!

1:15-2:30pm Vancouver Premier: La Huerta de la Esquina (The Corner Veggie Garden)

2:35-4:35pm Building Healthy Soil

Join us for the Vancouver premier of  La Huerta de la Esquina (The Corner Veggie Garden). Through visits to community gardens and other urban agriculture projects in Spain, Berlin, and Vancouver (including Kitsilano Community Garden, and Cottonwood Community Garden in Strathcona), La Huerta de la Esquina shows how citizens and urban gardens are helping to solve problems related to physical and mental health issues, social integration, and environmental pollution in cities.

After the screening, filmmakers  Manuel Mateo Rodenas and Estefania Bravo Roman will join us via skype from Spain for a brief Q&A session.

Approx. 61 min. In Spanish, with English subtiltles.

Register here: tinyurl.com/ya3fcg5m

Info: wff@villagevancouver.ca

2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5th- August 9th, 2018
Over 90 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or wff@villagevancouver.ca.

Gardening & gardening-related workshops, and other gardening activities 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.

We also acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwúmesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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