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*3 near-Free Gardening/Food Security Workshops with Robin Wheeler today and tomorrow

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*3 near-Free Gardening/Food Security Workshops with Robin Wheeler today and tomorrow

Time: October 8, 2011 at 10:30am to October 9, 2011 at 3pm
Location: Mole Hill Community Room
Street: back lane at 1169 Pendrell
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: To register: or 604.512.9059
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west end, workshop, food, gardening, growing food, food security, community resiliency
Organized By: West End Neighbourhood Food Network, Green Millennium Foundation, & VV
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2011

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Event Description

Join edible landscapes expert Robin Wheeler for workshops on food growing and security in the highly urbanized setting of the West End.  Presentations, discussions, Q&A, handouts.     

Personal Food Security 10:30 to 12 noon, Saturday, Oct 8

Apartment Gardening 10:30 to 12 noon, Sunday, Oct 9

Edible Landscaping 1:30 to 3 pm, Sunday, Oct 9


$5 donation (for 1, 2 or all 3) 

Thanks: Gordon Neighbourhood House, Vancouver Foundation (Neighbourhood Small Grants Program supported), Mole Hill Community Housing Society (for room space)

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Comment by Village Vancouver on October 9, 2011 at 8:39am
Apartment Gardening is almost full.
Comment by Village Vancouver on October 7, 2011 at 12:13pm

You're welcome, Cylia. I hope you have a great time gardening this weekend.


Comment by Cylia on October 7, 2011 at 11:50am
Ross -- sorry I have a garden work party on Saturday and am helping a friend on Sunday with her garden, so won't be available for these sessions.  Thanks for organizing though.  cylia
Comment by Ross Moster on October 7, 2011 at 10:29am
Be sure to check out the Mole Hole Community Garden before or after the workshops!
Comment by Ross Moster on September 30, 2011 at 11:32am

Hey, I forgot to mention that Robin teaches traditional skills, sustenance gardening and medicinals at Edible Landscapes (, a nursery and teaching garden in Roberts Creek, British Columbia, and is the author of Food Security for the Faint of Heart, and Gardening for the Faint of Heart.

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