Food Sovereignty 101: Growing, Making, Preserving

Scared by the increasing food prices and the declining of the loonie (Canadian dollar)?

Take control of your food and your health!

Starting next month, I’ll be offering classes at different locations, including a certificate on “Growing Food in the City” through Burnaby Continuing Education and Gaia College.

Gardening Silvia

If you are interested, send me an email or check the websites below for more info:

  • March 5: Fermentation 101……………………. Cost: $25……Location: Sources Food Bank
  • April 2: Fermentation 102………………………. Cost: $30……Location: Sources Food Bank
  • May 21: Fruit Vinegars ……………………………Cost $25…….Location: Sources Food Bank
  • June 11: Pickling 101……………………………… Cost: $30……Location: Women’s Place
  • June 25: Canning 101…………………………….. Cost $30…….Location: Women’s Place
  • July 9: Cheese making 101………………………. Cost: $30…..Location: Sources Food Bank

Women’s Place: 15318 20 Ave, Surrey, BC

Sources Food Bank: 2343 156 St, Surrey, BC

Registration info will be posted soon!

I will also be running some workshops in Vancouver:

  • Cheese making 101 – Homesteaders Junction (was Emporium) Feb 13 (cost TBA)
  • Fruit Vinegars – Homesteaders Junction (was Emporium) March 26 (cost TBA)
  • Fruit Vinegars – UBCFarm – April 9 (cost TBA)
  • Intro to Container/Balcony edible gardening/Permaculture in pots – UBC Farm – April 16 (cost TBA

For schedules, cost and other workshops, follow both the Surrey/White Rock Food Action Coalition page, the Homesteaders Junction page and the UBC Farm page or subscribe to their newsletters

And in Burnaby I’ll be co-teaching: “Growing Food in the City Certificate”, info here: http://www.burnabycce.ca/horticulture/growing-food-in-the-city-certificate/

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