END-OF-SUMMER GARDENING WORKSHOPS

  • AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: South Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Network

    The end of the summer is coming soon! To wrap up the growing season, South Vancouver Food Network is hosting two upcoming workshops, Gardening 101 and Therapeutic Gardening.
    These free workshops take place at the South Vancouver Neighbourhood House and are open to all members of the community.

    For more information or to register for a workshop, send an e-mail to summerprograms@southvan.org, call at 604-324-6212, or register at reception.

    Gardening 101

    Curious about how to grow and maintain your own garden throughout the Fall? Victoria from Fresh Roots will tell us all about garden planning, building healthy soil, seed sowing, seasonal care (including fall and winter maintenance), and more! This Gardening 101 workshop will also offer a hands-on activity.

    Date: August 20th (Monday)
    Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Location: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (6470 Victoria Dr.)

    Therapeutic Gardening

    Gardening can be a therapeutic activity for many people including seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers. In partnership with George Pearson Centre, Farmers on 57th specializes in growing food and building communities with residents living with disabilities. Sarah from Farmers on 57th will introduce participants to the benefits of therapeutic gardening and how to make it more accessible for those with limited mobility.

    Date: August 21st (Tuesday)
    Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Location: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (6470 Victoria Dr.)

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