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*Worm Composting (free for kids and seniors) - To be rescheduled

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*Worm Composting (free for kids and seniors) - To be rescheduled

Time: August 13, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Location: Strathcona Park Field House
Street: 857 Malkin Ave. (just east of Hawks, near corner of Chess St., outside of the west entrance to Cottonwood Community Garden, near the tennis courts and restrooms)
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: Register here or with ross@villagevancouver.ca
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, workshop, eldergreens, composting, field house
Organized By: Village Vancouver ElderGreens
Latest Activity: Aug 12, 2016

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Event Description

Learn to make a vermicomposting system with Alyssa Kohlman from Fermentoring in this workshop from Village Vancouver ElderGreens at the Strathcona Park Field House. Composting with worms is fun for kids and suitable for apartment dwellers and others. The workshop includes a demonstration, a handout with vermicomposting resources, and plenty of time to ask questions.

Free for Seniors (50 & over). $0-10 sliding scale for everyone else.

Limited seating, early registration advised. Register here or with ross@villagevancouver.ca.

Village Vancouver's healthy, local food residency at the Strathcona Park Field House offers a variety of affordable food and community based programming at the fieldhouse, Strathcona Community Centre, and elsewhere.

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.

Village is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (vancouverfoodnetworks.com).




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