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UFFS Workshop- Your Garden and Climate Change

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UFFS Workshop- Your Garden and Climate Change

Time: July 10, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: SPEC Office
Street: 2060 Pine Street
City/Town: Vancouver
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, workshop
Organized By: SPEC
Latest Activity: Jul 5, 2014

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Event Description

Learn how climate change will affect growing food in your garden and tips for how to create resilient food gardens.

Students will learn about:
Vancouver's weather and climate
Climate-moderating techniques
Planting for resilience
Long-term garden planning

Students will get hands-on experience with:
Identifying key features of resilient gardens
Creating garden maps
Identifying climate-monitoring plants

Instructor: Dr. Tara Moreau
Tara is co-chair of the SPEC Food Committee and founder of the Urban Farmer Field School. She holds a PhD in plant science and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions. Tara is consultant with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and serves at the Co-Chair of the Vancouver Food Policy Council.

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