Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

VV co-sponsors a Biochar Seminar with Phil Marsh

Event Details

VV co-sponsors a Biochar Seminar with Phil Marsh

Time: March 18, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Langara College, Theatre A122b (near front entrance to main building)
Street: 100 West 49th (between Cambie and Main Street - just east of the Langara-49th Street stop on the Canada Line Sky Train)
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.langara.bc.ca/camp…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: vancouver, langara college, biochar, carbon sequestration, soil restoration, energy, waste reduction, food security
Organized By: Co-sponsored by BC Biochar, Langara College Continuing Studies, Vancouver Peak OIl (www.vancouverpeakoil.org). , and VV
Latest Activity: Mar 16, 2011

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Phil Marsh will discuss production systems and the science and applications behind Biochar carbon sequestering and nutrient production. Composting can improve poor soils by 66% but by adding biochar poor soils can be improved by 126%. Biochar sequesters carbon from the atmosphere and the final product, when added to soils, can change marginal lands to productive lands in rapid and reasonable amounts of time.

FREE event.

Backgrounder:

For further information, consult these web sites:

http://www.biochar-international.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biochar

www.biochar-consulting.ca

http://grassrootsintelligence.blogspot.com

www.biochar.ca

 


 

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for VV co-sponsors a Biochar Seminar with Phil Marsh to add comments!

Join Village Vancouver

Attending (1)

Might attend (2)

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Jana Ronne posted an event
Thumbnail

Manure sale March 27 at Hastings Community Center/A.R.Lord parking lot on Pender street

March 27, 2021 from 9am to 1pm
Mar 9
Farrell Segall updated their profile
Mar 8
Yael Stav updated their profile
Mar 7
Village Vancouver's event was featured

Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening at Zoom Online Workshop

March 4, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mar 1

Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening resumes in February/March

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, December 17th (if COVID protocols allow)

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Wednesday,J anuary 20, 2021 (if COVID protocols allow)

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre) Currently on hold due to COVID

© 2021   Created by Yael Stav.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service