Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: January 23, 2011 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Strathcona Community Centre
Street: 601 Keefer St.
Website or Map: http://www.strathconacc.com
Phone: 604.713.1838 (Strathcona CC)
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, workshop, gardening, soil preparation
Organized By: Ross Moster, VV Neighbourhood Food Networks and Strathcona Community Centre
Latest Activity: Jan 21, 2011
This course will get you started in thinking about how to start a food garden, and taking the first important step of getting the beds ready for planting. A sound garden plan that takes all the key factors into consideration has a better chance of producing and winning your enthusiasm.
Grant Watson is a former organic farmer, community organizer and local food advocate; he operates Grant’s Gourmet Gardens, an edible landscaping business www.gourmetgardens.ca.
To register: Strathcona CC 604.713.1838: Course: 45527.101
Fee: $35.00. Subsidies are available to low income residents of Vancouver with a Leisure Access Card. For details on how to apply, please contact Strathcona CC or visit http://vancouver.ca/parks/rec/lac/index.htm. (You can see a list of benefits there, including free admission to all Park Board public swimming and ice skating sessions, and use of skates during public skating sessions.)