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*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

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*Introduction to Organic Food Gardening

Time: February 23, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: West End Community Center (Bidwell Room)
Street: 870 Denman Ave.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: Register by 3 pm February 22: #35462 WECC (604.257.8333 or https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/intro-to-organic-food-gardening/30461 or in person)
Event Neighbourhood and Type: west end, workshop, gardening., organic, food
Organized By: Village Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (Ross Moster) and Rhiannon Johnson
Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2016

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Event Description

Village Vancouver presents this workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden this Spring. You'll learn some simple techniques from Rhiannon Johnson for starting plants indoors and in the garden, tailored to your space. Be rewarded with the taste of freshly grown veggies this season!

VV will have a seed library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. (Come a little early.)

Register: #35462 WECC (604.257.8333 or Organic Gardening or in person). Please pre-register by 3 pm, February 22.

$25. Subsidies: 50% subsidies are available to low income residents of Vancouver with a Leisure Access Card. For details on how to apply, please visit http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/leisure-access-card.aspx.

Upcoming Workshops:

Tues, Mar 8 Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening

Tues, Mar 29 Peas and Greens

For further information, please contact Ross at ross@villagevancouver.ca.




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