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Deliciously Decorative: A Garlic Braiding Workshop

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Deliciously Decorative: A Garlic Braiding Workshop

Time: August 14, 2013 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: UBC Farm
Street: 3461 Ross Drive
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: https://garlicbraidingaug14.e…
Phone: 604.822.5092
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop, garlic, crafts, decoration
Organized By: UBC Farm Community Engagement
Latest Activity: Aug 9, 2013

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Event Description

Join us at the UBC Farm for an evening dedicated to preserving and storing UBC Farm softneck garlic and flower harvests in a decorative way! Garlic braiding is a great skill either as a hobby or for small scale farmers - add value to your garlic for sale at market!

You will leave the workshop with a braid of your own making from garlic and flowers all organically-grown on the UBC Farm, as well as the knowledge to create braids of your own. The workshop price includes $15-20 worth of garlic and decorative flowers!

Erin Bett is part of the UBC Farm field staff team, and is one of the field managers for the flower and brassica fields. She is passionate about local food and flowers, and is an avid DIYer and crafter. Prior to farming at the UBC Farm, she worked with elementary school-aged children around the city, teaching them to garden, prepare and preserve food, and make nature-based crafts.

Date: Wednesday, August 14th, 6pm-7:30pm

Location: UBC Farm Harvest Hut lawn

3461 Ross Drive

Vancouver BC

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/MMO1

What to bring: Weather-appropriate clothing

Notebook and pen if desired

Student Ticket Pricing

We offer several student priced tickets to make the workshop more accessible. A valid student card must be presented at the workshop.

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