Autumn 2015 calendar of WENFN food-related activities – September, October, November

VegetablesHere is a list of events for the autumn of 2015, by West End Neighbourhood Food Network, some in cooperation with Village Vancouver.

SEPTEMBER

West End Fest, September 12, 2015, at the West End Community Center: WENFN will have an info table there.

Also for September, please see our separate post on the West End Food Festival, from September 17 to 22. WENFN is helping organize and sponsor the annual food fest. The main website for the festival is here: https://westendfoodfestival.wordpress.com/

OCTOBER

Sustenance Festival 2015 – This is a city-wide food-inspired festival, October 13-25. Main website: http://sustenancefestival.ca/events-2015/

With this festival, WENFN is organizing these events:

  • October 18 (Sunday) 1-3 pm: October Potluck and Sprouting workshop at West End Community Center, Barclay Room. Free. Registration: #13369. Workshop led by Makiko Suzuki.
  • October 22 (Thursday) 7-9 pm: Concepts in Year Round Gardening workshop, at West End Community Centre. Free. Registration: #9813. The Whys and Wherefores of food cycles – why we want them, and how to get them. Plan round-the-calendar food supplies, both in the larder and stored in the garden. We’ll have the WENFN seed library there – you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate seeds. .

NOVEMBER

  • Monthly Potluck and mini-workshop
  • Introduction to Organic Food Gardening workshop

POTLUCKS: Share some good food and conversation with neighbours. Bring something yummy to share and a cup/bowl/utensil if you can. Find out the latest food and network news. We usually combine the potluck with a special mini-workshop on a food and gardening related topic. Free. Everyone welcome!

To register, call the Community Centre at 604.257.8333, or go online at http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/west-end-recreation-programs.aspx, or in person. More info: Ross Moster at ross.wenfn@gmail.com

WENFN is sponsored by Gordon Neighbourhood House.

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