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*Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (by donation workshop, FREE for seniors)

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*Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (by donation workshop, FREE for seniors)

Time: March 22, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion) Meet in the dining room.
Street: 4397 W 2nd Ave
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://westpointgrey.org/
Phone: Register here or with ross@villagevancouver.ca
Event Neighbourhood and Type: w. pt. grey, workshop, vinegar, eldergreens, aberthau garden project
Organized By: VV ElderGreens, W. Pt. Grey VV, Aberthau Garden Project: Village Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks, Lori Snyder (E.A.R.T.H.), and LocoMotoArt
Latest Activity: Mar 31, 2018

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In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Lori Snyder, you'll make an apple cider vinegar and find out why this daily mineral tincture is so important for your hormonal health. We'll have the W. Pt. Grey VV Community Seed Library present -- pick up some seeds for your garden, swap, or donate seeds.

By donation ($0-12.50). Free for Seniors (50 and over). Register here (http://www.villagevancouver.ca/events/wild-herbal-and-mineral-vinegars-by-donation-workshop-free-for) or with ross@villagevancouver.ca.

Organized and led by seniors, VV ElderGreens brings seniors, youth and others together to share food and gardening skills and wisdom through workshops and other activities. All ages welcome, please contact us if you're interested in getting involved.

Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture and Eco Art Garden Located behind the Mansion, just off of NW Marine Dr, and hosted by Village Vancouver, the garden includes VV’s Collaborative Demo Permaculture Garden, the WPG Preschool Garden and art/garden projects by Aberthau artist residencies and local artists, including artists-in-residence LocoMotoArt (Laura Lee Coles and Rob Scharein). Emphasizing permaculture design elements, including a small hugelkultur, an herb spiral, planting pollinator attractants, and saving open pollinated seeds, the garden offers fun, inclusive social, educational, culinary and cultural activities for community members. Enjoy cooking, fermenting, preserving and DIY demonstrations, including canning, fermented sodas, and making tofu and paneer, timely gardening workshops such as early summer gardening, vertical gardening and growing herbs, the seed savers club, and a native edibles walk, as well as Saturday morning gardening.

In the garden, newer gardeners garden collaboratively alongside more experienced gardeners, providing a learning experience for everyone.For more info/to get involved, visit Village Vancouver (www.villagevancouver.ca) or email Ross Moster atross@villagevancouver.ca.The garden is a member of W. Pt Grey Village Vancouver.

Garden Open House Saturday, April 28th, 2018 10 am-3 pm; Free, fun, and family friendly! Gardening, garden tours, workshops, harvest straw art, community potluck, music, storytelling, LocoMotoArt's garden project and studio tour, permaculture and gardening info, seed library (pick up some free seeds, or swap or donate seeds), West Pt. Grey Transition Village, Mason bee house giveaway, kids - take a picture with WeBee! The garden's located behind the mansion, just off of NW Marine, east of Trimble. Rain or shine!

Village Vancouver is a member ofVancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks Networks(www.vancouverfoodnetworks.com) - check it out!

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