Workshop Facilitator: Grant Watson (Grant's Gourmet Gardens)
Workshop Organizer & Promotion: Village Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks
Attendance: 25 + registered, but many cancelled due to the cold weather. 14 actually attended.
Participants ranged in age from 20's to 60's.
This workshop covered the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden. Participants were introduced to simple techniques for starting plants indoors and in the garden, given information where to get supplies and how to do garden without the use of artificial additives.
The workshop was publicized on Village Vancouver’s website HERE.
About Village Vancouver’s gardening workshops:
This gardening workshop is part of ongoing Village Vancouver programming, which is designed to increase knowledge about growing food, build community cohesion, and increase security and food resilience in Vancouver neighbourhoods.
Funding: Neighbourhood Small Grant
Quotes: Grant is an excellent instructor. I learned a lot.
Thanks for offering this workshop. I found it very informative.
Once again, Village Vancouver has provided a great service to the community
by organizing this workshop.