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Time: May 18, 2013 at 9am to May 19, 2013 at 5pm
Location: Fernwood Community Centre
Street: 1240 Gladstone
Event Neighbourhood and Type: fernwood, workshop
Organized By: Javan Bernakevitch
Latest Activity: Apr 23, 2013
With 26 years of Food Forestry experience, Richard Walker is heading back to Victoria, BC for an exclusive two day workshop that we think will be the most education you can receive about Food Forestry, practical Herbalism and making a living off of both (Permaculture that Pays) anywhere in Canada.
"This course completely exceeded my information expectations in every way."
Todd Gesshe - Cowichan Valley
Hello and welcome,
Food Forest Permaculture
Maybe you've heard of food forests...
Maybe you've read the recent UN report recognizing perennials as essential in creating sustainable food sources...
Or maybe you realized what many gardeners, farmers and people around have discovered...
Food Forest gardening provides food, fiber, fuel and medicine with lower maintenance and cost over time.
Whatever you've heard, food forest gardening is a method of gardening based on natural forest systems that, when mature, need little to no fertilizing, watering or maintenance.
"Thanks for the great first experience. I look forward to taking more PBC courses."
Jason Barber - Natural Builder - Shawnigan Lake, BC
Poppy Flower Organic Garden
Poppy-cock you say?
Not at all! And here's the person to show you.
Richard Walker comes with over 25 years of experience as a food forester, landscape designer, herbalist and instructor. In 1984 he started one of Canada'a first food forests in Grand Forks, BC. During that time Dragon's Eye Nursery was born from his assembled food forest.
What really adds to Richard’s credibility is that he lives as he teaches. He lives simply, creatively using his skills to bring food from the soil to the table and in doing so teaches us how food and plants create a culture of true sustainability, or in his own words “gardening for one thousand years”.
Last year Richard presented two sold-out workshops on Vancouver Island, this year his last workshop sold out in 5 days. And we still have a waiting list from all three courses.
After informing a friend she asked, "Okay so do I have to start saving now? It's going to be like $450, right?"
Nope. Not even close. Half that!
Saturday May 18 & Sunday May 19, 2013, 9am-5pm both days.
Fernwood Community Centre
1240 Gladstone Avenue,
Victoria, BC V8T 1G6
Free parking is available on both sides of the street in front of the community centre. There is also free parking on Pembroke St on the side next to William Stevenson Park. There are a couple parking lots on Gladstone Avenue that are connected to Victoria High School. These may be free in the evening and could also be used.
Really Early Bird (really does get the worm...)
$225 + HST April 6-19, 2013
$250 + HST April 19 - May 3, 2013
$275 + HST May 3-17, 2013
Payment can be made in full using PayPal. Click on the Add to Cart button below or contact us for alternative payment methods. If you have to cancel there is a non-refundable $75 fee for this workshop.
Click here to learn more about our refund policy.
Space is limited, and the last workshop sold out in 5 days, so please register early.