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Village Vancouver Events July-August 2018

Thu Jul 5- Mon Aug 20 2nd Annual Westside Food Festival 

Over 100 free activities & workshops in 20+ locations around the Westside

Thu Jul 5 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House) 

Thu Jul 5  3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 5 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits, near Broadway)

Fri Jul 6 6-8:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Sat Jul 7 10am-noon Fall and Winter Gardening (Charleson Community Garden) 

Sat Jul 7 10am-12:30pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jul 7 11am-4pm VV at Khatsahlano Street Fair  (MLA David Eby's Booth in front of 2637 W 4 Ave)

Sun Jul 8 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Mon Jul 9 6:30-8pm Seed Packet Party! (Kits Village Collaborative Garden @ the Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tue Jul 10 6:30-8pm Seed Savers Club (Kits Village Collaborative Garden @ the Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Wed Jul 11 5:30-8:30pm (Rescheduled to Aug 15) Intro to Canning - Make Your Own Pickles (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Thu Jul 12  3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House) 

Thu Jul 12  3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 12 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden Work Party (Kits)

Fri Jul 13 4-11 pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park)

Sat Jul 14 10am-12:30pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jul 14 10am-11pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park) 

Sat Jul 14  An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary):

                              1-3pm Winter Gardening - Timing & Crop Planning for Fall & Winter

                              3:30-5:30pm Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce & What to Do About it 

Sun Jul 15 10am-1pm VV goes to the Folk Festival (Jericho Park)

Sun Jul 15  2:30-4:30 pm An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books!  

                              2:30-4:30pm Container and Windowsill Gardening

Sun Jul 15 3-5pm Fukuoka's Food Forest - Applications and Discussion for the Urban Setting (Kerrisdale Community Centre)

Sun Jul 15 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Mon Jul 16

Tue Jul 17  6:30-8:30pm Vinegar workshop (TBC) (Location TBC) 

Wed Jul 18 10-11:30am Seed Savers Club (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

Wed Jul 18 6:30-8:30pm Intro to Fermenting-Rescheduled to Sun Aug 5 (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Wed Jul 18 6:30-8:30pm Permaculture Vancouver July Meetup (Potluck and Workshop) (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Thu Jul 19 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 19 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market  (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 19 5:30-8:30pm Making Tofu and Paneer at Home (Aberthau Mansion -  WPG Community Centre)

Thu Jul 19 6-7pm Kits Village July Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Community Centre)

Thu Jul 19 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits)

Fri Jul 20  6-8pm False Creek South Urban Ag Walking Tour (Rescheduled to Fri Aug 3 6-8pm)

Sat Jul 21 9-11am Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jul 21 10-11am Kerrisdale Village Vancouver Bike Pannier Seed Library at the Arbutus Corridor (TBC) (Kerrisdale, Arbutus Corridor)

Sat Jul 21 A Day at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                             10:10-10:55am  Collaborative Gardening Opportunities with Village Vancouver

                        11:00am-12:15pm  How to Create a Village in a City

                             1:00-3:00pm Garden Perception - Gathering Knowledge by Observation and Introduction to Common Weeds

                        3:30-5:30pm  Seed Saving Basics of Saving Your Own Seeds

Sun Jul 22 10am-noon Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening (False Creek Community Centre)

Sun Jul 22 An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                        1:15-2:15pm  Westside Neighbourhood Food Network Info Session 

                         2:25-3:25pm Seed Savers Club

                         3:30-4:30pm Village Vancouver, Permaculture, and the Transition Town Movement

Sun Jul 22 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Sun Jul 22  4-6pm  Super Food and and Free Food (Edible Weeds) (CTMY Garden Marpole)

Sun Jul 22 6:30-8pm Kits Village Potluck (Kits)

Mon Jul 23 6-8pm (Rescheduled to Aug 15) Making Sauerkraut (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

Mon Jul 23 6:30-8pm Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Tue Jul 24 6:30-8:30pm Gardening w/Lori Snyder (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Wed Jul 25 6:30-8:30pm The Wonder of the Honeybee (Aberthau Mansion -  WPG Community Centre)

Wed Jul 25 6:30-8:30pm Menu Planning, Meal Prep & Mason Jar Salads (Kits Community Centre)

Thu Jul 26 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 26 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Jul 26 6-8pm Kombucha! (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

Thu Jul 26 6:30-8:30pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Thu Jul 26 7:15-8:15 pm VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits)

Fri Jul 27 6-8pm Neighbour Savour West (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Sat Jul 28 9:30am-1:30pm  Introduction to Vertical Gardening (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jul 28 1:30-2:30pm W. Pt. Grey Village Community Potluck in the Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Jul 28 7-8:30pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

Sat Jul 28 8:30-10:30pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the Maritime Museum)

Sun Jul 29  10am-noon Building Solar Greenhouses (Farmers on 57th)

Sun Jul 29 An Afternooon at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                               1:15-2:30pm Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden/La Huerta de la Esquina

                          2:35-4:35pm Building Healthy Soil   

Sun Jul 29 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Sun Jul 29 4-6pm Growing Chinese Medicinal Herbs (CTMY Garden Marpole)

Mon Jul 30 6:30-8:30pm Kombucha! (Kits Community Centre)

Tue Jul 31 6-8pm Menu Planning, Meal Prep & Mason Jar Salads (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

Tue Jul 31 An Evening at the Library: Lots More than Books! (Kits branch VPLibrary)

                                 6:30-8:30pm Gardening in Difficult Spaces

At Kits Library:

Date

Time

Program title

Sat Jul 14 

1:00-3:00    

Winter Gardening - Timing & Crop Planning for Fall & Winter  

Sat Jul 14 

3:30-5:30    

Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce & What To Do About It

Sun Jul 15 

2:30-4:30   

Container and Windowsill Gardening

Sat Jul 21 

10:10-10:55

Collaborative Gardening Opportunities With Village Vancouver

Sat Jul 21 

11:00am-12:15pm

How to Create a Village in a City

Sat Jul 21 

1:00-3:00   

Garden Perception - Gathering Knowledge by Observation & Introduction to Common Weeds

Sat Jul 21 

3:30-5:30  

Seed Saving - Basics of Saving Your Own Seeds

Sun Jul 22

1:15-2:15  

Westside Neighbourhood Food Network Info Session

Sun Jul 22

2:25-3:25   

Seed Savers Club

Sun Jul 22

3:30-4:30   

Village Vancouver, Permaculture, and the Transition Town Movement

Sun Jul 29

1:15-2:30  

Vancouver Premier: The Corner Veggie Garden / La Huerta de la Esquina

Sun Jul 29

2:35-4:35 

Building Healthy Soil

Tue Jul 31

6:30-8:30   

Gardening in Difficult Spaces

August

Wed Aug 1 7-8:30pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

Wed Aug 1 8:30-10:30pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the Maritime Museum)

Thu Aug 2 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House) 

Thu Aug 2 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 2 6:30-8:30pm Eating Defensively by Growing your Own (CANCELLED) 

Fri Aug 3 1-2:30pm Kits Village Seed Library at the Arbutus Corridor (TBC) (Kits, Arbutus Corridor)

Fri Aug 3 6-8pm False Creek South Urban Ag Walking Tour (Thornton Park right next to Starbucks 201 Terminal Ave)

Sat Aug 4 A Day at Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture and Eco-Art Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

            10 am-12:30pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

             12:30-1:30pm W. Pt. Grey Village Community Potluck in the Garden (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat Aug 4 1:30-3:30pm Intro to Organic Gardening (WPG CC)      

Sat Aug 4 3:45-5:45pm Fall and Winter Gardening (WPG CC)

Sat Aug 4 7-8:30pm Kits Village Potluck (TBC) (Kits)

Sat Aug 4 8:30-10:30pm VV goes to the Fireworks (tip of Kits Point, behind the Maritime Museum)

Sun Aug 5 9:15-11:15am Concepts in Year Round Gardening (WPG CC)

Sun Aug 5 11:30am-1pm (Rescheduled from July 18) Intro to Fermenting (WPG CC)

Sun Aug 5 1-2pm W. Pt. Grey Village Community Potluck in the Garden (WPG CC)

Sun Aug 5 2-4pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (WPG CC)

Sun Aug 5 4:10-5:40pm Drip Irrigation for a Water Wise Garden (WPG CC)

Mon Aug 6 10-11am VV Green Streets Garden work party (Kits, near Broadway)

Mon Aug 6 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)      

Tue Aug 7 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden work party (Kits, near Broadway)

Wed Aug 8 6:30-8pm Intro to Fermenting (False Creek Community Centre)

Thu Aug 9 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 9 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market  (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Fri Aug 10 7:30-8:30pm Seed Packet Party (Kits, near beach)

Sat Aug 11 10 am-12:30pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun Aug 12 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Mon Aug 13 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden Work Party (Kits, near Broadway)

Tue Aug 14 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden Work Party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Wed Aug 15 5:30-8:30pm Intro to Canning - Make Your Own Pickles (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Wed Aug 15 6-8pm Making Sauerkraut (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

Thu Aug 16 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 16 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market  (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 16 6-7pm Kits Village August Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Community Centre)

Fri Aug 17 7:30-8:30pm Seed Packet Party (Kits, near beach)

Sat Aug 18 10 am-12:30pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun Aug 19 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Mon Aug 20 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden work party (Kits, near Broadway)

2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5th- August 20th, 2018
Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook (tinyurl.com/y9l4t866) or wff@villagevancouver.ca.

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 (http://vancouverfoodnetworks.com/) - check it out!

Gardening & 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.

Thanks to everyone for a great festival, and see you next year!

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Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre)

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House)

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse)

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre)

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