Grow Your Own Microgreens

Village Vancouver
Microgreens are tasty and nutritious greens that can be eaten as a fresh snack or added to salads, smoothies, soups and more. In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, you’ll learn how to grow your own trays of microgreens at home year-round. We’ll look at the difference between sprouts and microgreens, review the many possible seeds that can be used for starting microgreens, and look into troubleshooting common problems. You’ll prepare your own microgreen tray to take home! Supplies included. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.
W 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Feb 26
$19.05/1 sessions 261300

Growing Tasty Tomatoes!

Village Vancouver
With the right conditions, tomatoes are easy to grow and taste terrific homegrown! Learn how to grow tomatoes in your sunny garden or containers. In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, we’ll cover different types of tomatoes, starting from seed vs. buying a start, soil, care, and what to expect. To keep your tomatoes healthy, we’ll talk about tomato diseases and how to avoid them. You’ll learn how and when to harvest the tomatoes and how to ripen the green ones in the fall. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.
Su 11:00 am-1:00 pm Mar 22
$19.05/1 sessions 261301

Plant Walk with Lori Snyder

Lori Snyder
Indigenous peoples have used wild plants for centuries as food and medicine. Come discover how these plants sup­port us physically, emotionally and spiritually with Lori Sny­der, a Métis herbalist and educator. You’ll learn how to iden­tify medicinal and edible plants, native and non-native, in our urbanlandscape, and how their properties can improve wellness.
W 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Apr 1
FREE 261151

Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening

Village Vancouver
Want to grow food, but don’t have much room? In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop, 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. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds
Su 11:00 am-1:00 pm Apr 19
$19.05/1 sessions 261302

Growing Superfoods

Village Vancouver
Enhance your health by adding home-grown superfoods to your plate! In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, you’ll learn how to grow your own superfoods such as kale, ginger, turmeric, sprouts, and blueberries. Some superfoods are best grown indoors, and others outdoors, which equally flourish in a garden or in containers. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.
Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm May 05
$19.05/1 sessions 261303

Building an Herb Spiral

Village Vancouver
Herb Spirals are a classic, space efficient permaculture component with a unique organic form. In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, we’ll learn how to plan and set up an Herb Spiral, creating a compact garden with microclimates for a diversity of plants. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Part of the Westside Food Festival (June 16-August 3).
F 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Jun 19
$19.05/1 sessions 261304

Introduction to Vertical Gardening

Village Vancouver
In this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, we’ll review the opportunities for, and benefits of, growing food in vertical gardens in an urban setting. We’ll discuss the different systems and technologies available for vertical gardening, and talk about the principles of setting up a successful vertical food garden on fences, walls, and balconies, including watering, weight, light and plant choice considerations. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Part of the Westside Food Festival (June 16-August 3).
M 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Jun 29
$19.05/1 sessions 261305