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Westside Food Festival - Garden Perception: Gathering Knowledge

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Vancouver Public Library, Kitsilano Branch

2425 Macdonald Street

Vancouver, BC V6K 3Y9

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Regular observation is key to understanding what's going on in your garden and troubleshooting issues as they arise. Perception of those issues guides your actions. This Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Karen Ageson from Farmers on 57th will explore how to build your gardening knowledge through observation, and how to turn perceived issues into opportunities. We'll have the Village Vancouver Kits branch VPL community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds.

An Afternoon at the Library: Lots More than Books!

10:10-10:55am Collaborative Gardening Opportunities with Village Vancouver

11:00am-12:15pm How To Create a Village in a City

1:00-3:00pm Garden Perception: Gathering Knowledge by Observation & Introduction to Common Weeds

3:30-5:30pm Seed Saving - Basics of Saving your own Seeds


2nd annual Westside Food Festival July 5th- August 9th, 2018

Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: Facebook or wff@villagevancouver.ca.

The Food Festival is organized by Village Vancouver, Westside Neighbourhood Food Network, Marpole Oakridge NFN and Fairview False Creek South NFN. Village is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks - check it out!

We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the Xwméthkwyiem (Musqueam), Skwxwúmesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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Vancouver Public Library, Kitsilano Branch

2425 Macdonald Street

Vancouver, BC V6K 3Y9

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