WENFN – Upcoming workshops and potlucks

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Upcoming workshops and potlucks

 Sunday, January 19    11 am-1 pm

WENFN January Potluck (Brunch)                                                                45809.101WE

Share some good food and conversation with neighbours. Bring something yummy to share and a cup, bowl, spoon, etc. if you’re able to, and find out the latest with the West End Neighbourhood Food Network. Free. Everyone welcome! Barclay Room, West End Community Centre

Sunday, February 23                                                                                                       Village Vancouver Potluck   12:45-2 pm                                                          45809.102WE
Share some good food and conversation with neighbours. Bring something yummy to share and a cup, bowl, spoon, etc. if you’re able to, and find out the latest with Village Vancouver. Everyone welcome! WENFN Seed Saving Workshop follows!                                       

Sunday, February 23 (same day, following immediately after potluck)
WENFN
Free Seed Saving Workshop    2-4 pm                                             45201.101WE                                     You’ll learn about the different strategies that plants use to reproduce and how to use this information to effectively select, harvest and store your own seeds. The emphasis is on annual food crops. Instructor: Grant Watson
Bidwell Room, West end Community Centre                            

Tuesday, March 4                                                                                                              WENFN Free Balcony and Container Gardening Workshop   7-9 pm       45201.103WE                                        Want to grow food but you live in an apartment? In this course we will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening indoors and on balconies in containers. We’ll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and of course, what to grow. Instructor: Grant Watson Bidwell Room, West End Community Centre

Sunday, March 16
WENFN
March Potluck    noon-2pm                                                              45809.103WE                                      WENFN Free Native Edibles Workshop    2-4 pm                                        45201.102WE
Come learn about all the tasty plants that happily grow in our climate without any human intervention! We’ll cover first nations favourites as well as some introduced but naturalized species. Instructor: Grant Watson                                                                                                 BarclayRoom, West End Community Centre

To register: WENFN (ross.wenfn@gmail.com) or WECC (604.257.8333 or vancouver.ca/westendrec)

 Ongoing:
Food Scrap Drop Spots – every Tues (6-7:30 pm) & Sat (10 am-noon) @ Gordon Neighbourhood House
and every Sat  (10-noon) @West End Community Centre

Watch for additional upcoming WENFN workshops, potlucks and other activities at WECC and Gordon Neighbourhood House

For further information, please contact Ross Moster, WENFN Coordinator at ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com

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