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Time: July 14, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Billy Bishop Legion Hall - Beer Garden
Street: 1407 Laburnum St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: To Register:
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, arbutus, ridge, and, west, point, grey, canning, preservation, workshops
Organized By: Laura Lee Coles, Village Vancouver, and Kits Village
Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2011

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Event Description


FREE food preservation workshops for residents of Kitsilano, Arbutus Ridge, and West Point Grey 



THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011   7:00 - 9:00 PM

Billy Bishop Legion Hall - Beer Garden

1407 Laburnum Street, Kits Point


Participants will meet and collaboratively plan two future hands-on canning workshops, discuss basics and learn about canning recipesand other methods for preserving locally grown fruits & vegetables.


Workshop hosts:

Marnie Newell works with the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation(SPEC) and is a passionate food preserver with dozens of cans under her belt. She has been trained by food preservers from such diverse backgrounds as Backwoods to Big City Chef.

Caitlin Dorward is past president of Sprouts at UBC, a SPEC Director, Agricultural  Researcher and avid foodie and canner. She is food safe certified and has been teaching canning workshops for the past three years.

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Organized bv Village Vancouver and Kits Transition Village

Generously supported by the Vancouver Foundation   Neighbourhood Small Grant Program, administered by Kits House


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