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Free Gardening and Food Forestry Day

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Free Gardening and Food Forestry Day

Time: May 19, 2018 from 11am to 5:30pm
Location: Burnaby Community and Continuing Education
City/Town: Burnaby
Website or Map: https://www.permaculturedesig…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: workshop
Organized By: Delvin Solkinson
Latest Activity: May 12, 2018

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Event Description

Permaculture Design
Gardening and Food Forestry
Free Intro Day

Tour gardens and natural spaces with a group of like minded people while exploring permaculture design methods, strategies and techniques for gardening and food forestry. Join a special guest teacher to learn all about bees and bee keeping.

https://www.permaculturedesign.ca/workshoplist

together we will :
explore permaculture principles, strategies and techniques
adventure through nature
discover food and medicine plants
experience education
share a potluck meal
watch permaculture media
do designs and integrative activities
explore beekeeping
and have an inspiring day learning and growing with nature.

Free for all participants.
to register email delvin@cosm.org for more details

Heather Higo began working with honey bees in 1987 while a student at SFU where she completed her Master of Science in bee research under Mark Winston. After many years of managing SFU’s bee research lab, she has continued in bee research at UBC under Dr. Leonard Foster in addition to running a small queen rearing operation in Langley. She also provides outreach to the bee community giving talks and teaching queen rearing and other workshops.

Delvin Solkinson is a graduate student of permaculture education with a Masters Degree from Bill Mollison, has taken over 20 Advanced Courses worldwide and is a registered teacher through the Permaculture Institute, Permaculture Association and Permaculture Research Institute. www.dewpermaculture.com

Kym Chi is a dedicated advocate of earth stewardship, people care and regenerative action for future resiliency. She teaches Permaculture and works for One Straw Society, a non-profit focusing on food sovereignty.
www.gigglingchitree.com

http://www.permaculturedesign.ca

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