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Westside Food Festival July 27-31 -- Neighbour Savour West, Free Workshops, Film Premiere

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Westside Food Festival July 27-31 -- Neighbour Savour West, Free Workshops, Film Premiere

Time: July 27, 2018 at 5:30pm to July 31, 2018 at 8:30pm
Location: Kits House, Farmers on 57th, Aberthau Mansion (garden), Kits VPL, CTMY garden Marople
City/Town: Vancouver
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Event Neighbourhood and Type: neighbour savour west, vertical gardening, westside food festival, kits vpl, soil, herbs, kombucha, film, solar greenhouses
Organized By: Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks
Latest Activity: Dec 8, 2018

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Check out these fun Westside Food Fest workshops/events! All Free!


5:30-7:30pm Neighbour Savour West ( @Kits House


9:30am-1:30pm Introduction to Vertical Gardening ( @WPGCC (spaces TBAdded)


10am-noon Building Solar Greenhouses ( @Farmers on 57th

1:15-2:30pmVancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden/La Huerta de la Esquina ( @KitsVPL 

2:35-4:35pm Building Healthy Soil ( @KitsVPL

4-6pm Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs ( @Come To My Yard Marpole (6 spaces left)


6:30-8:30pm Kombucha! ( @Kits CC (FULL-waiting list)


6:30-8:30pm Gardening in Difficult Spaces ( @KitsVPL

2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5- August 9, 2018 
Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty+ locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities/workshops on Eventbrite. More info: Facebook or

The Food Festival is organized by Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, Marpole Oakridge NFN and Fairview False Creek South NFN. Village is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks - check it out!

Gardening and gardening-related workshops, and other gardening activities are part of Village Vancouver's Building Community Food Security and Resilience Project. This project is made possible by the BC Ministry of Agriculture's Grow Local program. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Agriculture.

We also acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwúmesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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