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Therapeutic Gardening Workshop

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Therapeutic Gardening Workshop

Time: August 21, 2018 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (6470 Victoria Dr.)
Street: Victoria Dr.
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://southvan.org
Phone: 604-324-6212
Event Neighbourhood and Type: south, vancouver, workshop
Organized By: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2018

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Event Description

Gardening can be a therapeutic activity for many populations, including seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers. In partnership with George Pearson Centre, Farmers on 57th specializes in gardening and building communities with Pearson residents living with disabilities. Sarah from Farmers on 57th will introduce us to the benefits of therapeutic gardening, and how to make gardening accessible for those with limited mobility.

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