Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

Aberthau Garden Project: VV Demonstration Permaculture Garden, Preschool Garden, and the Pumpkin Patch

Hosted by Village Vancouver,  the Aberthau Garden Project, currently includes our Demonstration Permaculture Garden, the West Point Grey Preschool Garden, and (following on the heels of 2015's Sunflower Garden and last year's Pumpkin Patch), a Heritage Bean art/garden project by Aberthau artists-in-residence LocoMotoArt: Laura Lee Coles and Rob Scharein.

We offer free workshops monthly. Please check here or the VV event page for updates. For info on the previous Flax –food -Fibre project go to www.Aberthauflaxfibrefood.blogspot.ca/.

Hightlights to date include a 2 part, 12 hour educational, hands-on permaculture blitz (April 18 - taught by Grant Watson and May 2 - facilitated by Ross Moster), workshops, and regular, ongoing work parties.

2015 Sustenance Festival workshops: a series of free workshops on topics related to food and gardening.

Saturday Oct 3 10am-noon: Aberthau Flax= Fibre + Food Project returns for a morning!

Saturday Oct 17 1-3:30 pm Prepping the Garden for Winter

Thursday Oct 22 6-9 pm Introduction to Home Canning (in the mansion)

If you'd like to get involved, please contact Ross at ross@villagevancouver.ca.

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*Introduction to Canning at Strathcona Community Centre

September 21, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Intro to Fermenting at West End Community Centre (Barclay Room)

September 23, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm
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*VV Presents: Evening of Design with Looby Macnamara at Van Dusen

September 27, 2018 from 7pm to 10pm
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Ongoing Courses/Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

Interested in getting involved with VV in other ways? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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