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*West End Community Potluck & mini-workshop (Growing Food on Your Balcony) and WE Urban Garden Club (Growing Nutritionally Dense Foods)

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*West End Community Potluck & mini-workshop (Growing Food on Your Balcony) and WE Urban Garden Club (Growing Nutritionally Dense Foods)

Time: April 9, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Location: West End Community Center
Street: 870 Denman St., Barclay Room
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map:
Phone: Register: #106167 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person, or through the online link below. Enrol separately for Garden Club #106171
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west end, potluck, mini-workshop, balcony gardening, nutritionally dense foods, seeds, seed swap, plant swap, west end urban garden club, we bee, collaborative gardening, resilience
Organized By: WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver NFN's
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2017

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Event Description

Join WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver at our monthly family friendly gathering. 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's mini-workshop is Growing Food on Your Balcony.

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 topic is Growing Nutritionally Dense Foods - selecting plants recommended by Jo Robinson - "Eating on the Wild Side". We'll also hear from our WeBee and Seed Savers groups, and discuss potential new workshops and activities, and we'll be giving away some native bee houses and rolling bee tubes as well. All ages welcome!

Register: #106167 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person, or online ( Enrol separately for the Garden Club ( #106171.

Next potluck and garden club: May 7: Potluck mini-workshop -- Growing Great Tomatoes. Garden Club theme -- Permaculture.

For a complete list of other WEUGC/WENFN, and VV WE activities/workshops, including Apr 23 Healthy Soil for a Great Garden, May 6 Seed Savers Club, May 7 Community Potluck, May 7 Garden Club, May 17 Introduction to Fermenting, May 28 Native Edibles Workshop and Walk, Jun 4 Introduction to Japanese Herbs, Jun 11 Community Potluck, Jun 11 Garden Club, Jun 17 WENFN/VV booth at WE Car Free Day, Jun 25 WENFN/VV booth at Strawberry Festival: visit Vancouver Recreation (,, or email Ross Moster or

Village Vancouver and West End Neighbourhood Food Network are members of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks ( - check it out!

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