“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves”
~ Mahatma K. Ghandi
I’m excited for the many upcoming workshops…
In Partnership and thanks to the support from Village Surrey Transition Initiative…
Where: Multipurpose Room 1 – Newton Recreation Centre – 13730 – 72nd Avenue
When: April 22 (Wednesday) from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
What: Free Workshop on “The Secrets of Healthy Soil” for beginner gardeners and city dwellers growing food
More info: 15-04-22 Soil – draft 1 (1)
Soil, along with water, air and biodiversity is one of the pillars of life: without soil, we couldn’t have trees to produce the oxygen we breathe or the plants that make the foundation of all the food we eat. Our wonderful soil is also used for healing, building and playing!
In this short workshop, local permaculturist Silvia Di Blasio will introduce us to the wonders of soil: from how is it made to how to recognize its texture and improve its structure. You’ll learn what nutrients are important and how to get them from natural and inexpensive sources. Understanding the soil under our feet helps us to understand the marvellous interconnections of life; grow healthier food and restore life to our mighty soil.