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*West End Community Potluck, mini-workshop (Finding the Best Seeds), and WE Urban Garden Club (Exploring what's working & not working in our gardens)

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*West End Community Potluck, mini-workshop (Finding the Best Seeds), and WE Urban Garden Club (Exploring what's working & not working in our gardens)

Time: January 15, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm
Location: West End Community Center
Street: 870 Denman St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://westendcc.ca/
Phone: Register: #88025 WECC 604.257.8333 or Community Potluck link below or in person. Enrol separately for Garden Club #88033.
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west end, potluck, mini-workshop, seeds, seed swap, plant swap, west end urban garden club, we bee, collaborative gardening, resilience
Organized By: WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver
Latest Activity: Jan 14, 2017

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Event Description

Join WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver for our 1st monthly family friendly gathering of the year. Bring something yummy and share some good food and conversation with neighbours. We'll have a seed library there - you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants. This month the potluck mini-workshop will discuss Finding the best seeds for your garden.

The Food Network's WE Urban Garden Club meets from 2:30-3:30 after the potluck/workshop. Join us in exploring possibilities for creating a new community garden and other gardening spaces in the West End - this month's theme is Tending Our Gardens - What worked and what didn't work during the last growing season. We'll also hear from our WeBee and Seed Savers groups, and discuss potential new workshops and activities. All ages welcome!

Register: #88025 WECC 604.257.8333 or Community Potluck, or in person. Enrol separately for Garden Club #88033.

For more info: WENFN -- Ross Moster ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com, Village Vancouver -- ross@villagevancouver.ca.

Upcoming potlucks and garden club gatherings: Sunday, February 19 Potluck mini-workshop: Pollinators, garden club theme: Building a pollinator corridor in the West End. Sunday, March 19: Potluck mini-workshop: Understanding Packaged Soils and Fertilizers, garden club theme: Where we've been, where we're going: Reviewing our 1st year and looking ahead

For a complete list of Winter WE VV and WENFN potlucks, workshops, and other activities, please visit the WENFN website. Upcoming workshops (all free, registration required) include "Bee Mine" Valentine Papermaking with pollinator seeds (Jan 22, this workshop is full), Organic Gardening Intensive (Part one - Feb 12, Part two - Mar 5), Intro to Organic Gardening (Feb 16, offered again on Mar 9), Building Native Bee Houses (Feb 26), Creative Garden Markers (Mar 26), plus our Seed Savers Club (Feb 4), and monthly potlucks and garden club meetings.

Village Vancouver and West End Neighbourhood Food Network are members of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (www.vancouverfoodnetworks.com) - check it out!


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Comment Wall

Comment by Ross Moster on January 14, 2017 at 2:03pm

Hi Hendrik, registration is thru West End Community Centre.

Comment by Hendrik Beune on January 13, 2017 at 10:02am

I would like to register for #88033
I am working until 2 pm, so can't make the first workshop
Happy New Year!
Hendrik Beune

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