West End Community Potluck, mini-workshop (Pollinators) and WE Urban Garden Club (Creating a pollinator corridor) Feb 19 (Sun)

bee-and-flower-img_2672-bigWest End Community Potluck, mini-workshop (Pollinators) and West End Urban Garden Club (Creating a pollinator corridor in the West End)

Time: February 19, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
Location: West End Community Center
Organized By: West End Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver NFN’s

Event Description:
Join West End Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver at our monthly family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy and share some good food and conversation with neighbours. We’ll have a seed library there – you can get some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants. This month the potluck mini-workshop will discuss Pollinators.

The Food Network’s WE Urban Garden Club meets from 2:30-3:30 after the potluck/workshop. Join us in exploring possibilities for creating a new community garden and other gardening spaces in the West End. This month’s topic, presented by our WeBee group, is Creating a Pollinator Corridor in the West End. We’ll also hear from our Seed Savers group, and discuss potential new workshops and activities. All ages welcome!
Register: #88026 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person, or online (https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/community-potluck-seed-plant-swap-workshop/83036).

Enrol separately for the Garden Club (https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/vancouver/Activity_Search/west-end-urban-garden-club/83044) #88034.

For more info: WENFN — Ross Moster ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.com.

Upcoming potlucks and garden club gatherings: March 19: Potluck mini-workshop: Understanding Packaged Soils and Fertilizers, garden club theme: Where we’ve been, where we’re going: Reviewing our 1st year and looking ahead

For a complete list of Winter WE VV and WENFN potlucks, workshops, and other activities, please visit the WENFN website. Upcoming workshops (all free, registration required) include Organic Gardening Intensive (Part one – Feb 12, Part two – Mar 5), Intro to Organic Gardening (Feb 16, offered again on Mar 9), Building Native Bee Houses (Feb 26), Organic Gardening in Small Spaces (Mar 16 at West End Seniors Network, Barclay Manor), Creative Garden Markers (Mar 26), plus our Seed Savers Club (Mar 11), and monthly potlucks and garden club meetings.

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West End Urban Garden Club

Join us in exploring possibilities for creating a new community garden and other gardening spaces in the West End. We’ll also be organizing food and gardening workshops, a pollinator corridor, seed saving, and other activities. Each month we hold a discussion or present a short talk on a food related topic of interest to West Enders and others. January – Discussion: Tending Our Gardens – What worked and what didn’t during the last growing season. February – Creating a Pollinator Corridor in the West End, March – Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going: Reviewing our 1st year and looking ahead. All ages welcome! For further information: West End Neighbourhood Food Network — Ross Moster ross.wenfn@gmail.com, or visit foodwestend.wordpress.co m. Advance registration encouraged.

 

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