Potlucks and workshops schedule: January to March 2016 by West End Neighbourhood Food Network

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Below is our schedule of community potlucks and workshops for January to March 2016! (Some are jointly promoted with Village Vancouver, as noted.)

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West End Neighbourhood Food Network Community Potluck, Seed & Plant Swap, and Mini-Workshop
Sunday, January 17, 2016
1-3 pm
Share some good food and conversation with neighbours at this family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy to share and a cup, bowl, spoon, etc. if you’re able to. Find out the latest with the West End Neighbourhood Food Network. We’ll have a seed library there – you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants. Each month we present a mini-workshop on a different food and/or gardening related topic. For further information: Ross Moster at ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com.
Cost: Free

WORKSHOP: Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
With West End Neighbourhood Food Network
West End Community Centre
$25.00

Enjoy this workshop presented by West End Neighbourhood Food Network. Want to grow food, but don’t have much room? In this course Rhiannon Johnson will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors.. We’ll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and of course, what to grow in your space. WENFN will have a seed library present – you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. (Come a little early.) For further information: Ross Moster at ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com. Please register by January 30.

Village Vancouver Community Potluck, Seed & Plant Swap, and Mini-Workshop
Sunday, February 21, 2016,  1-3 pm
Share some good food and conversation with neighbours at this family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy to share and a cup, bowl, spoon, etc. if you’re able to. Find out the latest with the Food Network and with Village Vancouver. We’ll have a seed library there – you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants. Each month we present a mini-workshop on a different food and/or gardening related topic. For further information: Ross Moster at ross@villagevancouver.ca, or visit http://www.villagevancouver.ca.
Cost: Free

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Organic Food Gardening
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
With Village Vancouver
West End Community Centre
$25.00

Village Vancouver presents this workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden this Spring. You’ll learn some simple techniques from Rhiannon Johnson for starting plants indoors and in the garden, tailored to your space. Be rewarded with the taste of freshly grown veggies this season! VV will have a seed library present – you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. (Come a little early.) For further information: Ross Moster at ross@villagevancouver.ca, or visit http://www.villagevancouver.ca. Please register by February 20.

WORKSHOP: Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
With West End Neighbourhood Food Network
West End Community Centre
$25.00

Enjoy this workshop presented by West End Neighbourhood Food Network. Want to grow food, but don’t have much room? In this course Rhiannon Johnson will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors.. We’ll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and of course, what to grow in your space. WENFN will have a seed library present – you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. (Come a little early.) For further information, please contact Ross Moster at ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com. Please register by March 5.

West End Neighbourhood Food Network Community POTLUCK, Seed & Plant Swap, and Mini-Workshop
Sunday, March 20, 2016, 1-3 pm
Share some good food and conversation with neighbours at this family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy to share and a cup, bowl, spoon, etc. if you’re able to. Find out the latest with the West End Neighbourhood Food Network. We’ll have a seed library there – you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants. Each month we present a mini-workshop on a different food and/or gardening related topic. For further information: Ross Moster at ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com..
Cost: Free

WORKSHOP: Peas and Greens
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
7:00pm–9:00pm
With Village Vancouver
West End Community Centre
$25.00

Village Vancouver presents Peas & Greens. Grow your own ingredients for a hearty salad outside in a sunny spot, be it balcony or back yard! Guided by instructor and gardener Rhiannon Johnson, you will come away with the knowledge to plant, grow, pick, and eat peas and greens such as pac choi, beets, lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, and kale right now! Enjoy the taste of freshly grown veggies this season! VV will have a seed library present – you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds. (Please come a little early.) For further information: Ross Moster at ross@villagevancouver.ca, or visit http://www.villagevancouver.ca. Please register by March 26.

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