• Saturday, August 11, 2018
  • Southern BC Advanced Permaculture Design Course

    11:00am, Farms, Forests and Gardens

    Ready to take the next step in your Permaculture Education? Looking for ways to integrate Permaculture more deeply into your life? Join a group of like minded people in an learning guild for a uniquely creative, flexible and accessible advanced design program. •       Advanced Permaculture Curricul…

  • Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate

    11:00am, Burnaby Community and Continuing Education

    The only limit to yield is the designers imagination - Bill Mollison Burnaby Community & Continuing Education Permaculture Design Certification Course https://www.permaculturedesign.ca/pdc Gather together with like minded people to grow with plants and animals, gardens and farms to learn about how …

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • 3rd Annual Westside Food Festival

    10:00am, Vancouver Westside Neighbourhoods

    The Westside Food Festival is back for its third year in a row! We have over 100 free and low-cost activities & workshops in 20 plus locations around Vancouver's Westside! Please click here to view our full list of events and to register.  We regularly update our events schedule so check back with…

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Introduction to Canning

    6:00pm, Kitsilano Community Centre

    This hands on Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Caitlin Dorward will introduce you to food safe methods for canning at home, with a focus on making seasonal jam. Participants will take home a jar of the jam we make during the workshop. We'll have a community seed library present - p…

  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • * Westside Food Festival - VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market

    3:00pm, Kitsilano Neighourhood House

    Join us at the Westside Community Market We'll Westside Food Festival information, gardening calendars, free seeds for gardening (you can also swap of donate seeds) and more! Please RSVP here. 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and…

  • * Westside Food Festival - Westside Community Market

    3:00pm, Kitsilano Neighourhood House

    Come join us at the Westside Food Festival for the Westside Community Market! We will be at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House from 3-7pm. Next Westside Community Market: July 4, 3-7pm Please RSVP here. 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost acti…

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Seed Savers Club

    10:00am, Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre

    Join Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network's Seed Savers Club! Meet fellow gardeners, seed savers, and food enthusiasts and help support community food efforts in our neighbourhood. Ross Moster from Village Vancouver will lead us in exploring seed library and seed saving initiatives around th…

  • *Westside Food Festival - Making Beeswax Salves

    6:30pm, West Point Grey Community Centre

    In this Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Lori Snyder, you'll discover how to make beeswax salves with infused plant oils. It's quick and easy, and beeswax salves have many different applications, including lip balms, natural skin care, hand salves and salves for wounds and sprains.…

  • *Westside Food Festival - Building Healthy Soil

    6:30pm, Hastings Community Centre

    In this Village Vancouver workshop with Karen Ageson from Farmers on 57th, you'll learn some rudimentary soil biology and the importance of feeding your soil inbuilding a healthy garden. You'll walk away with some basic techniques, and the know how to help your garden thrive. We'll have a community…

  • Saturday, July 6, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - VV Table at Khatsahlano

    11:00am, Kitsilano

    Head over to the Khatsahlano street festival and visit Village Vancouver at our booth. We'll have our Seed Library present so be sure to pick up some free seeds Please RSVP here. 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in …

  • Tour of Strathcona Community Garden

    3:00pm, Strathcona Community Garden

    Come learn about one of Vancouver's oldest and largest community gardens. We'll stroll around our 3-acre site, which includes orchards, buildings, a "rewilding" area and about 200 garden plots. The tour will be led by one of our gardeners and will last about an hour. Space is limited. Register via …

  • Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Kits Village Collaborative Garden

    3:00pm, Billy Bishop Legion Hall

    Come join us at our collaborative garden! New gardeners of all skill levels are welcome. Next Kits Garden work party: Sun Jul 14 3-5:30pm Cost: This event is free! Please RSVP here 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops …

  • Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Introduction to Organic Gardening

    6:30pm, Strathcona Community Centre

    Village Vancouver presents this workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden. You'll learn some simple techniques from Rhiannon Johnson for starting plants indoors and in the garden. Be rewarded with the taste of freshly grown veggies this season! We'll have a comm…

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce and What to Do About It

    6:30pm, False Creek Community Centre

    As anyone who's ever gardened before knows, pests can sometimes be a real problem in the garden (and can be particularly discouraging if you're a new gardener). In this Village Vancouver, Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Karen Ageson from Farmers on 57th, you'll l…

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market

    3:00pm, Kits Neighbourhood House

    Join us at the Westside community Food Market. We'll have Westside Food Festival information, gardening calendars, free seeds for gardening (you can also swap or donate seeds), and more! Please RSVP here 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost act…

  • * Westside Food Festival - Westside Community Market

    3:00pm, Kitsilano Neighourhood House

    Come join us at the Westside Food Festival for the Westside Community Market! We will be at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House from 3-7pm. Please RSVP here Next Westside Community Market: July 18, 3-7pm 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost acti…

  • *Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Village Vancouver Green Streets Garden

    7:15pm, Off Broadway

    Join us for our weekly garden work party at our Green Streets garden in Kits. Please RSVP here for exact location 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individua…

  • Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • * Westside Food Festival - Aberthau Permaculture/Eco Art Garden Open House

    10:00am, West Point Grey Community Centre

    Free, fun, and family friendly! Gardening, garden info & tours, and a community potluck. We'll be giving away mason bee houses (while supplies last), plus you can pick up some free seeds from the community seed library (or swap or donate seeds), and kids can take a picture with WeBee. The potluck s…

  • Sunday, July 14, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Gardening at Kits Village Collaborative Garden

    3:00pm, Billy Bishop Legion Hall

    Come join us at our collaborative garden! New gardeners of all skill levels are welcome. Next Kits Garden work party: Sun Jul 21 3-5:30pm Cost: This event is free! Please RSVP here 3rd annual Westside Food Festival June 18th- August 5th, 2019  Over 100 free and low-cost activities and workshops …

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • *Westside Food Festival - Introduction to Canning

    5:30pm, West Point Grey Community Centre

    This hands on Village Vancouver workshop with Caitlin Dorward will introduce you to food safe methods for canning at home. We'll discuss techniques for canned foods such as jams, jellies, and pickles, and participants will take home a jar of the cherry jam or other seasonal product we make during t…