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*Mason Jar Salads (FREE workshop) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

February 15, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
We currently have room for one more person.Mason jar salads are ideal for make-ahead lunches. They are stacks of salad ingredients, layered in such a way that they remain fresh until consumed, and are healthy and easy to make. In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Rashmi GC, you'll learn how to make one and take it home with you. All materials and ingredients will be provided, including a mason jar.Adults and families with children 10 years and older are welcome. All minors must…See More
Feb 10
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*Spicy Kraut: Learn to Ferment Vegetables (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

March 1, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
UPDATE: The instructor is sick, so we're going to reschedule this.This workshop is almost full.Learn how to make your own traditional, fermented sauerkraut (spicy version available) in this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Alyssa Kohlman. Fermented vegetables have many health benefits, including live enzymes, readily available vitamins and minerals, and probiotics -- and sauerkraut and other fermented vegetables are suitable for everyone (vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, gluten free).…See More
Feb 7
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*Spicy Kraut: Learn to Ferment Vegetables (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

March 1, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
UPDATE: The instructor is sick, so we're going to reschedule this.This workshop is almost full.Learn how to make your own traditional, fermented sauerkraut (spicy version available) in this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Alyssa Kohlman. Fermented vegetables have many health benefits, including live enzymes, readily available vitamins and minerals, and probiotics -- and sauerkraut and other fermented vegetables are suitable for everyone (vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, gluten free).…See More
Feb 7
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*Solstice Slaw Vegetable Fermentation at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

June 9, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn to lacto-ferment vegetables using fresh, peak of season local produce in this free Village Vancouver workshop. Probiotic, raw, vegan, and Paleo-friendly. Create the fermentation and take home a jar seasoned with your own custom spice mixture. Wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. Please bring a wide-mouth 500mL jar, cutting board, large knife, kitchen scissors, and large bowl or tub if you're able to, and wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. $7 materials fee.…See More
Feb 3
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*Solstice Slaw Vegetable Fermentation at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

June 9, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn to lacto-ferment vegetables using fresh, peak of season local produce in this free Village Vancouver workshop. Probiotic, raw, vegan, and Paleo-friendly. Create the fermentation and take home a jar seasoned with your own custom spice mixture. Wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. Please bring a wide-mouth 500mL jar, cutting board, large knife, kitchen scissors, and large bowl or tub if you're able to, and wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. $7 materials fee.…See More
May 17, 2016
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*Water Kefir: home-made fermented sodas at Aberthau

May 5, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8pm
In this free Village Vancouver Aberthau Garden Project workshop, you'll learn to create home-made fruit "soda pop" from water kefir starter culture: from creating the initial mixture to flavouring and bottling it (secondary fermentation). The result is a highly carbonated, dry, healthful fruit soda. You’ll get to sample the finished product, and take home your own kefir starter grains with printed instructions. Bring a small, leak-proof jar for your grains. $7 materials fee. Instructor: Alyssa…See More
Apr 23, 2016
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*Wild Edible "Weeds" Walk at Aberthau

April 23, 2016 from 11am to 12pm
What are weeds telling us? What information do they want to share? Are they People Plants? Could they help us in the near future? Are they food? Can we make medicines with them? Come and discover the answers to these questions in this family friendly Village Vancouver walk with Lori Snyder from the Metis Nation. Learn to identify the plants that are growing under our feet, how best to incorporate these very beneficial and valuable plants in to your life and find peace in not trying to rid them…See More
Apr 13, 2016
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*Learn to Make Quiche (FREE workshop) at Kerrisdale Community Centre

March 20, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
Learn to make quiche from scratch. Tips and recipe variations, and all ingredients will be provided. Two varieties of vegetable quiche will be prepared, and we'll have time to share recipes and stories and socialize while the quiche cooks, then we'll sample our creations. Wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. Instructor: Alyssa Kohlman.FREE. Register here or at ross@villagevancouver.ca. Limit 7 participants.If you'd like to opt out of event invitations or other types of messages from…See More
Mar 19, 2016
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*Design and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden at Strahcona Community Centre

March 31, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
In this Village Vancouver Permaculture workshop with Adrian, Lindsay, and Luke from reGenerate Design (regeneratedesign.ca), you'll learn essential principles and techniques involved in the design and planting of successful edible forest gardens.Edible forest gardens (aka food forests) are modeled after natural forest ecosystems, making them more resilient, sustainable, and…See More
Mar 18, 2016
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*Design and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden at Strahcona Community Centre

March 31, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
In this Village Vancouver Permaculture workshop with Adrian, Lindsay, and Luke from reGenerate Design (regeneratedesign.ca), you'll learn essential principles and techniques involved in the design and planting of successful edible forest gardens.Edible forest gardens (aka food forests) are modeled after natural forest ecosystems, making them more resilient, sustainable, and…See More
Mar 18, 2016
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Kimchi at Aberthau

July 7, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn to make kimchi: a traditional fermented Korean side dish in this free Village Vancouver Aberthau Garden Project workshop. Probiotic, raw, and Paleo-friendly. vegan option available. You’ll be fully active in creating the fermentation (wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in), and take home a jar customized to your level of spice-tolerance. Bring any of the following items that you can: cutting board, large knife, kitchen scissors, large bowl or tub, 500mL wide-mouth jar and lid. $7…See More
Mar 15, 2016
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Aberthau Garden Open House at Aberthau

April 2, 2016 from 1pm to 3pm
Meet at the garden -- behind the Mansion, just off of NW Marine Dr.Free and open to all ages. Find out what's happening this year and how you can get involved. Village Vancouver will have a seed library present - you can get some free seeds - and Aberthau artists-in-residence LocoMotoArt will be there to tell you about their Pumpkin Patch Project.Hosted by Village Vancouver, the Aberthau Garden Project includes VV's Demonstration Permaculture Garden, the West Point Grey Preschool Garden, and…See More
Mar 10, 2016
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Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening at West End Community Centre, Bidwell Room

March 8, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Enjoy this workshop presented by West End Neighbourhood Food Network. Want to grow food but don't have much room? In this course Rhiannon Johnson will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors. We'll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and of course, what to grow in your space. WENFN will have a seed library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or…See More
Mar 6, 2016
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*Green Vegetable Fermenting (FREE workshop) at Aberthau Mansion

March 9, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Update: We currently have 2 spots left.Learn to make a beautiful green sauerkraut using local produce (included foraged nettles, if available) in this Aberthau Garden Project workshop hosted by Village Vancouver. Probiotic, raw, vegan, and Paleo-friendly. Create the fermentation and take home a jar seasoned with your own custom spice mixture. Wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in. Bring any of the following items that you can: cutting board, large knife, kitchen scissors, large bowl or…See More
Mar 5, 2016

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Promoting Village Vancouver
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