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Wild Edibles in the Garden: Mikaela Cannon

When: June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Okanagan College Vernon, 7000 College Way

**This is an outdoor event – rain or shine! Please dress for the weather and evening temps.**   Join Food Action and Mikaela Cannon for a show & tell on common edible and medicinal weeds[…]

Gardening for Pollinators: The Butterfly Effect

When: May 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Vernon ORL, 2800 – 30 Avenue Vernon BC

In this workshop, we’ll talk about what to plant to encourage pollinators to visit your garden.  Learn how small changes in your lawn and garden can have big impacts on the health and well-being of[…]

Starting from Scratch: Square Foot Gardening plus Raised Bed Basics

When: April 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Vernon ORL, 2800 – 30 Avenue Vernon BC

Square foot gardening is a high-production method for growing a lot in a small space. It’s great for veggies and helps keep your garden tasks manageable and organized. We’ll talk about planning, spacing, and care[…]

Starting from Scratch: DIY Garden Stuff

When: March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Food Action offices, 3402 – 27 Avenue

DIY Folks, we couldn’t help but notice a lot of interest in our posts about raised beds & other building projects! If you are creating new raised beds or other garden infrastructure this year, we’ll[…]

Starting from Scratch: Caring for Seedlings

When: April 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Vernon ORL, 2800 – 30 Avenue Vernon BC

In this third Starting from Scratch workshop, you’ll learn how to care for the seeds you’ve started. We’ll talk about thinning, damping-off, mold & mildew concerns, light & air circulation requirements, potting up, and common[…]

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