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Growing Microgreens for Home Consumption at UBC Farm

June 9, 2018 from 2:30pm to 5pm
Want to be able to grow delicious, nutrient-dense food year round in a small space? Look no further! Microgreens have been gaining popularity in recent years because they are a great way to grow vegetables and herbs when space and weather are an issue (sound like Vancouver?). Microgreens grow quickly and are perfect to have on hand in the kitchen – they make delicious additions to salads, sandwiches, smoothies, soups and sauces. Learn how to go beyond “alfalfa” and enjoy a wide variety of…See More
May 7, 2018
UBC Farm's event was featured

Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting 101 at UBC Farm

April 26, 2018 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Live in an apartment, townhouse, or rented space but want to get great, real “homemade fertilizer” and solve the problem of food waste? Come learn how to convert your food scraps and newspaper into really rich fertilizer for your indoor/outdoor plants. We’ll cover tricks and troubleshooting techniques for odourless, efficient indoor composting with worms and each participant will get to build their own mini “worm farm” - perfect for the home, classroom, or office!See More
Mar 22, 2018
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Mar 19, 2018

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
West Point Grey, UBC-Endowment
Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
Urban agriculture, the intersection of food, community and health, urban beekeeping, aboriginal food sovereignty, children's outdoor learning, seed saving, farm to campus partnerships
What would you like to see improved in Vancouver or in your community regarding sustainability or resiliency? Do you have an idea for a new Transition project or activity?
More support for local food and urban food systems! We value a foodshed that provides organically-grown, healthy and plentiful food to all community members.
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