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Permaculture Workshop Series

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4839 Headquarters Rd, Courtenay

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Join Bo Del Valle Garcia of Tangled Roots Nature Connection for an 'Intro to Permaculture' workshop series.

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LUSH Valley respectfully acknowledges that we are standing on the Unceded traditional territory of the K’òmoks First Nation.

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Join Bo Del Valle Garcia of Tangled Roots Nature Connection in the first in-person workshop series of LUSH Valley's Grow Food Everywhere - Gardener Support program. In this 3-part workshop series, we will immerse ourselves into permaculture design while exploring the topics of Ecology & Communities, Soil and Water. Using a mix of theory, interactive activities and hands-on building projects, this workshop series will give you a well rounded understanding of permaculture design.

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Dates: Aug 8, Sept 12, Oct 10

Times: 11:30am to 2pm

Location: Vanier Community Education Garden (In the exhibition grounds 4839 Headquarters Rd, Courtenay)

Cost: $35 per session *Bursaries are available. To inquire please email communitygarden@lushvalley.org.

Aug 8 - Session 1: Ecology and Communities; Nature, Culture, Society

Intro to Permaculture / Ethics / Principles / Observations Skills / Site Analysis / Wild Edible Plants / Succession / Creating Plant Guilds / Mapping Basics

Sept 12 - Session 2: Compost and Soil Building

Soil microbiology / Soil as a living ecosystem / Soil Science / Soil Testing / Building Soil / Mushroom Cultivation / Compost Tea / Hugelkulture / Understanding Compost

Oct 10 - Session 3: Water; Rain Water Harvesting

Hydrological Cycle / Harvesting Rain / Rain Source Mapping / Grey Water, Black Water & Humanure / Understanding Sewer Systems / Building a Rainwater Harvesting System / Patterns / Zones / Sectors

Although attending each session is preferred, it is not required.

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COVID Protocols: Due to COVID-19, this workshop series will be open to a limited number of people. All participants will be asked to practice social distancing, bring masks and gloves. Handwashing stations will be on site. Please do not attend class(es) if you are felling ill.

Accessibility Info: This is an outdoor garden space, so be prepared for the weather. The garden itself is accessibile for wheelchairs and those with limited mobility. The only washrooms are located about 5 minutes away in the Curling Rink/exhibition grounds and it is not fully accessible.

About the Facilitator:

Bo Del Valle Garcia is the founder of Tangled Roots Nature Connection, a school for permaculture and wild skills. Bo is a permaculturalist, wildcrafter and budding herbalist. After seeking more formal education and finishing a BSc in environmental sciences, they dove deeper into all that the natural world had to teach them. They now focus on creating spaces where others can also connect to the natural world and learn a bunch of skills while doing so. You can learn more about Tangled Roots by visiting their website: tangledrootsnature.com. You may also recognize Bo as the new garden coordinator for LUSH Valley Food Action Society.

For questions or concerns reach out to Bo Del Valle Garcia at communitygarden@lushvalley.org

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