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*Native Edibles workshop and walk (low cost child friendly workshop; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion), Aberthau Garden (behind the mansion, near NW Marine Dr.)

June 14, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
It can be easy to forget about the wealth of food that grows all around us. In this Village Vancouver Eldergreens workshop and walk, you'll learn about edible plants that call our region home. Lori Snyder from the Metis Nation will discuss how to identify and harvest wild, edible, and medicinal plants in an ethical way. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Rain or shine. (We'll set up a tent if it rains.)We'll have the Pt. Grey Village Community Seed Library present and you'll be able to…See More
Jun 12
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*Early Summer Gardening (low cost child friendly workshop; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion), Aberthau Garden (behind the mansion, near NW Marine Dr.)

June 12, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Village Vancouver ElderGreens presents a workshop with Rhiannon Johnson at Aberthau Garden. Mid to late spring and early summer are busy times in the garden, and there are a lot of plants you can seed directly. Learn what to plant now and how to plant properly on your balcony, in your yard, or in your community garden plot. You'll gain hands on experience and come away with the knowledge to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables such as peas, beans, greens, beets, the onion family, root veggies,…See More
Jun 11
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*Fermented Giardiniera at Strathcona Community Centre

May 23, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
In the early 20th century, Strathcona was known as 'Little Italy'. In this Village Vancouver workshop with Alyssa Kohlman, you'll learn the basics and benefits of lacto-fermenting vegetables, and how to make a fermented version of Italian giardiniera - a vegetable condiment/antipasto. Giardiniera can be used on eggs, bruschetta, pasta, tuna salad, potato salad, burgers, sandwiches, sausage, and even pizza. All ingredients are provided. Wear comfortable clothing to cook in. Please bring a…See More
May 21
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*Milk and Water Kefir (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

May 10, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens and Aberthau Garden Project workshop with Alyssa Kohlman, you'll learn how to culture your own fermented tonic milk kefir (a sour yogurt-like beverage), followed by water kefir (a home-made fruit "soda pop"). You'll get to sample finished product, and receive printed instructions for both milk and water kefir on how to make them at home.We'll have a seed library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds.$0-10…See More
May 8
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*West End Community Potluck & mini-workshop (Growing Great Tomatoes) and WE Urban Garden Club (Permaculture) at West End Community Center

May 7, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Join WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver at our monthly family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy and share some good food and conversation with neighbours. We'll have a seed library there - you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants.This month's mini-workshop is Growing Great Tomatoes.The Food Network's WE Urban Garden Club meets from 2:30-3:30 after the potluck/workshop. Join us in exploring possibilities for creating a new community…See More
May 3
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*Early Summer Gardening (low cost workshop) at Strathcona Community Centre

May 9, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy the taste of freshly grown veggies from your garden this season! Village Vancouver presents a workshop with Rhiannon Johnson on Early Summer Gardening. Mid to late spring and early summer are busy times in the garden, and there are a lot of plants you can seed directly. Learn what to plant now and how to plant properly on your balcony, in your yard, or in your community garden plot. You'll come away with the knowledge to plant, grow, and harvest vegetables such as peas, beans, greens,…See More
May 2
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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
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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
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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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