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*Water Kefir: home-made fermented sodas (Free)

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*Water Kefir: home-made fermented sodas (Free)

Time: May 5, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)
Street: 4397 West 2nd Ave. Meet in the kitchen.
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://westpointgrey.org/
Phone: Register here or with ross@villagevancouver.ca by May 4
Event Neighbourhood and Type: point grey, workshop, kefir
Organized By: Aberthau Garden Project: Village Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks, Alyssa Kohlman, and LocoMotoArt
Latest Activity: May 2, 2016

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In this free Village Vancouver Aberthau Garden Project workshop, you'll learn to create home-made fruit "soda pop" from water kefir starter culture: from creating the initial mixture to flavouring and bottling it (secondary fermentation). The result is a highly carbonated, dry, healthful fruit soda. You’ll get to sample the finished product, and take home your own kefir starter grains with printed instructions. Bring a small, leak-proof jar for your grains. $7 materials fee. Instructor: Alyssa Kohlman (Fermentoring).

To register: ross@villagevancouver.ca or RSVP here. Register by May 4.

Upcoming Workshops (Free, $7 materials fee):
Th Jun 9 Solstice Slaw Veggie Fermentation (www.villagevancouver.ca/events/solstice-slaw-vegetable-fermentation)
Th Jul 7 Kimchi (www.villagevancouver.ca/events/kim-chi)

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Aberthau Garden Project 2015-17.The garden is located behind the Mansion, just off of NW Marine Dr.

Hosted by Village Vancouver, the Aberthau Garden Project 2015-17 includes VV's Demonstration Permaculture Garden, the West Point Grey Preschool Garden, and (following last year’s Sunflower Garden) the Pumpkin Patch, a new art/garden project by Aberthau artists-in-residence: LocoMotoArt Laura Lee Coles and Rob Scharein.

Emphasizing regenerative, low maintenance and moisture retentive permaculture design elements, including a small hugelkultur, an herb spiral, and saving open pollinated seeds, last year Village planted annual and perennial veggies, fruits, herbs and flowers, including pollinator attractants. Offering fun and inclusive social, educational, and cultural activities for community members, including free monthly workshops, newer gardeners garden collaboratively alongside more experienced gardeners, providing a learning experience for everyone. For more info or to get involved: Ross Moster at ross@villagevancouver.ca or visit our Aberthau Garden Project page. For info on the previous Flax-Food-Fibre project: www.Aberthauflaxfibrefood.blogspot.ca/.

Village Vancouver is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (vancouverfoodnetworks.com).





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