Introduction to Canning
Introduction to Seed Saving
Time: October 14, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Aberthau Mansion (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Organized By: Village Vancouver (Ross Moster), in partnership with artist-in-residence LocoMotoArt (Laura Lee Coles)
Learn how to can and preserve some of the local, seasonal bounty which surrounds us at this time of the year. Participants in this hands-on workshop with Caitlin Dorward will learn safe techniques using the boiling water bath method, and will be able to take home a jar or two of what we make.
Cost: Suggested donation $25, plus $6 materials fee. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Registration: Maximum 12 participants. RSVP to Ross at email@example.com or phone 604.761.0224.
Organized by Village Vancouver, in partnership with Aberthau artist-in-residence LocoMotoArt, and part of the Sustenance Festival.
Introduction to Seed Saving on Village Vancouver
Time: October 18, 2014 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Terry Salman Branch VPL (@Hillcrest Community Centre)
Organized By: Village Vancouver (Ross Moster) & Vancouver Public Library
A Greenest City Series workshop presented by Village Vancouver in partnership with Vancouver Public Library (Terry Salman Branch).
Do you want to start saving your own seeds? In this workshop Mel Sylvestre will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the basic principles behind seed saving and the skills necessary to begin seed saving. It will also allow you to develop an understanding of basic plants reproduction biology and to learn the vocabulary of the seed saving world. The theory will be complemented by hands-on techniques and demonstrations.
Registration: Call 604-665-3964 or RSVP here.
Part of the Sustenance Festival.