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VV presents a Free Gardening Workshop w/Grant Watson for Transition Sunset Neighourhood

Event Details

VV presents a Free Gardening Workshop w/Grant Watson for Transition Sunset Neighourhood

Time: November 21, 2010 from 1:30pm to 4pm
Location: Sunset Community Centre
Street: 6810 Main St
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: To register: 604.708.5798
Event Neighbourhood and Type: sunset, gardening
Organized By: Suzanne Smythe, Neighbours for a Sustainable Future and Ross Moster, VV Neighbourhood Food Networks
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2010

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Event Description

SUNSET GARDENING WORKSHOP

LEARN HOW TO CONVERT GRASS LAWN TO A RICH SOIL FOR VEGETABLES, FRUITS AND FLOWERS!
MEET NEIGHBOURS INTERESTED IN COMMUNITY GARDENING PROJECTS IN SUNSET!
The workshop is free, and everyone who lives in Sunset is welcome!
WHAT TO BRING:
 If possible, please bring a bag of leaves or garden clippings. If you have garden compost, please bring that too!
 A shovel
WHAT WILL WE DO AND LEARN?
 The first half of the workshop is indoors at Sunset Community Centre. We will learn about how to build a rich, fertile soil.

 The second half of the workshop is hands-on! We will begin to make soil and create a new garden in Sunset Park, around the “mini – orchard”.
LIMITED SPACE. PLEASE PHONE OR EMAIL TO CONFIRM YOUR SPOT:
604-708-5798 or sksmythe@sfu.ca

This workshop is hosted by Neighbours for a Sustainable Future, (NSF) and presented by Village Vancouver, with support from the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House, the Sunset Community Centre, and the Neighbourhood Small Grants Program of the Vancouver Foundation

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