Eyra Bojorquez Borbon
Come and discover this dynamic, free style and fun technique of creating a Kokedama and make one with your own hands! You will learn what a Kokedama is (mossball), how to make it, soil composition, best plants to make a kokedama with and wrapping techniques. You will also learn interesting facts about indoor plants and necessary care and tips to keep them thriving!
Thu 6:30pm-8:00pm Oct 3
$55/1 session 240944 REGISTER HERE
Zero Waste Kitchen and DIY Bees Wax Wraps
Participants will learn about reducing food waste, doing packaging-free grocery shopping, sorting kitchen waste, and different methods of composting. Everyone will make a nd take Beeswax Wraps, which are an eco-friendly alternative to plastic saran/cling wrap!
W 1:00pm-3:00pm Sep 18
$20/1 session 241519 REGISTER HERE
Th 7:00pm-9:00pm Nov 7
$20/1 session 241521 REGISTER HERE
Plant Walk with 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. Meet in the lobby.
Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm Sep 26
FREE 242910 REGISTER HERE
Introduction to Seed Saving
Would you like to start saving your own seeds? In this Village Vancouver workshop, Rhiannon Johnson will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the basic principles behind seed saving and the skills necessary to begin saving seeds. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.
Su 12:30 pm-2:30 pm Sep 29
FREE 241993 REGISTER HERE
Plant Hanging Macrame with the Modern Knotter
In this 2 hour workshop, Nicole of The Modern Knotter will guide you through making your very own plant hanging macramé piece. You will work with cotton rope, copper, plants and pots and will learn a variety of basic knots and patterns to create something unique and special. All materials will be provided and no experience necessary!
Wed 6:30pm-8:30pm Oct 9
$100/1 session 241982 REGISTER HERE
Make Ahead Mason Jar Salads
Rashmi G C
Mason Jar salads are ideal for easy lunches! Salad ingredients are stacked in a way that keeps salads fresh until consumed. They are super healthy and easy to make. Learn to make one in this wokshop and take it with you. Handouts provided.
Sa 11:00am-12:00pm Oct 12
$18/1 session 241525 REGISTER HERE
Th 7:00-8:00pm Oct 17
$18/1 session 241527 REGISTER HERE
Concepts of Year Round Gardening
In this Village Vancouver workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, we’ll examine gardening cycles season by season, including what to plant and when to plant it, simple techniques for extending the growing season, and other ways to get more food (and enjoyment) out of your garden. We’ll have a community seed library present – pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate some seeds.
Su 11:30 am-1:30 pm Nov 24
FREE 241994 REGISTER HERE
Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder
Explore the practice of traditional medicine making with Lori Snyder, Indigenous herbalist. Learn what plants are best suited to medicinal infusions, when to harvest them and how to prepare and store them appropriately. Participants will make their own salve ointments with plant infused oils and beeswax, ideal for treating cuts, wounds, scrapes, sunburned skin, dry hands and chapped lips. All supplies included.
Su 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Dec 01
FREE 242912 REGISTER HERE