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Espalier Workshop with Dustin Bajer

Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton (OFRE)

Saturday, 13 July 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (MDT)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
2019 OFRE Member 12 Tickets Ended $5.00 $1.32
Non-Member Ticket 12 Tickets Ended $10.00 $1.62

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  • What is a living fence? 
  • Want to create a privacy screen, or a fence with trees? 
  • How is that even possible? 
Come to the orchard this Saturday, July 13th, from 9 AM until 12 PM and learn the ins and outs of Espalier
We will talk with local expert, Dustin Bajer, who created espalier trees on his own property. Join us at the orchard, where Dustin helped Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton (OFRE) start the espalier trees two years ago. 
During this workshop we will be:
  • tightening our lines
  • discussing proper pruning for espalier
  • adjusting our 2 apple trees
  • starting our 2 pear trees
  • determining how to start our wonderful grapes. 
This will be a jam packed morning with a possibility of a visit to see another espalier site! 

Please dress for the weather, as this event will run, rain or shine. And bring your gardening gloves, or borrow a pair. 
Orchard Location:
Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
9538-107 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
OFRE members and non-members are welcome to attend. 
$5.00 for OFRE members
$10.00 for non-members
Please Note: Closed toe shoes MUST be worn in the orchard. 
Have questions about Espalier Workshop with Dustin Bajer? Contact Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton (OFRE)

When & Where

Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
9538 107 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 0T7

Saturday, 13 July 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (MDT)

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Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton (OFRE)

Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton (a.k.a. OFRE. Pronounced “offer”)

Established in 2009, OFRE is a non-profit organization. Our project grew out of an interest in locally grown food, raising awareness about food security, and establishing urban, local connections with our food.

Vision: The Edmonton capital region is a place where all of the locally grown fruit is used productively to support the health and well-being of the community.

Mission: OFRE will mobilize volunteers to harvest, process, and preserve local fruit. OFRE will get the fruit in the hands, mouths, and minds of people in the Edmonton capital region by fostering community involvement and knowledge sharing.

Values: (SCALE)

Sharing – Distributing of excess fruit to maximize use and minimize waste.

Connecting – Connecting people together to build a strong diverse community.

Access – Allowing anyone, no matter of their income, access to fresh local fruit.

Local - Think local, act local, for sustainable independent solutions.

Education – Empowering people through teaching, learning, and understanding the benefits of locally grown food.

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