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2016 GardenSmart Workshops

Our 2016 GardenSmart workshop series begins in March! We’ll bring you over 20 workshops that mix “lecture-style” and hands on learning, and cover a broad range of vegetable gardening and sustainability related topics. Click here for the latest list of workshops! The GardenSmart Workshop is co-hosted by the North Shore Neighbourhood House’s Edible Garden Project […]

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Strange But Yummy: Cooking with Local Produce

When:  Saturday, 19 July 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre 145 1st St W North Vancouver , BC V7M 1B1 Have you ever wandered the farmers’ market wondering, “what is that leafy vegetable?” Join nutritionist Vashti Verbowski to explore the mysteries of the farmers’ market and discover a whole […]

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Honey Beekeeping 101: Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

When:  Saturday, 31 May 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Where: Loutet Farm East 14th Street & Rufus Ave North Vancouver , BC  Interested in learning more about the fascinating world of a Honey Bee? Join local Master Beekeeper and TwoBees Apiary owner, Lianne Shyry, to delve into the basics of backyard beekeeping. In this workshop […]

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Backyard Rainwater Harvesting

When:  Saturday, 24 May 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Where: Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre 3663 Park Rd North Vancouver , BC V7J 3G3   The North Shore receives 2522mm (95inches) of rainfall on average each year! Let’s put some of that water to work when our summers become dry. Learn rainwater harvesting techniques […]

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Small Space Gardening: Growing Great Food in Containers

When:  Wednesday, 2 April 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM   Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Inman Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver , BC V7L 1C4 Andrea Bellamy, author of Sugar Snaps & Strawberries: Simple Solutions for Creating Your Own Small-Space Edible Garden, will be leading this instructive and inspirational workshop on growing food […]

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Backyard Seed Saving – Free Workshop!

When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 | 11:30am – 1:00pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Board Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver Join this workshop to learn the fundamentals of seed saving! Learn about the basic skills and knowledge involved in seed saving. Topics include the biology of seed production, seed harvesting and cleaning, appropriate seed crops […]