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*Introduction to Seed Saving (Free Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network workshop @Sustenance Festival)

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*Introduction to Seed Saving (Free Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network workshop @Sustenance Festival)

Time: October 13, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre
Street: 990 West 59th Avenue (at Oak Street)
City/Town: Vancouver
Event Neighbourhood and Type: marpole, oakridge, seeds, seed saving, workshop, sustenance festival
Organized By: Ross Moster, Mel Sylvestre, Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network (Village Vancouver), and Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre
Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2015

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Event Description

Do you want to start saving your own seeds? In this workshop, Mel Sylvestre will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the basic principles behind seed saving and the skills necessary to begin seed saving. It will also allow you to develop an understanding of basic plants reproduction biology and to learn the vocabulary of the seed saving world. The theory will be complemented by hands-on techniques and demonstrations.

We’ll have the Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network Seed Library there - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. M-ONFN is sponsored by Village Vancouver.To join the food network, click here.

Cost: Free

Registration: seedsavers@villagevancouver.ca or here.

Complete Sustenance Festival information can be found at www.sustenancefestival.ca. October's Right To Food Zine also contains festival info.



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