The Pender Islands Farmers Institute has organized a free, full-day, Farm Water Management Seminar on …Read More Farm Water Management Seminar (Pender)
The farmers of the Southern Gulf Islands of Pender, Galiano, Mayne and Saturna work incredibly …Read More Aquaponic Growing for the Islands? (Vegetables plus Fish)
Dear Southern Gulf Islands Food Producers and Food Groups,
We’ve had our initial Pender and …Read More QUESTION for Food Producers – What do you need from a CO-OP?
We now have CRD funding for collaborative planning regarding a…Read More GULF ISLANDS Co-op Proposal – Register to hear more
A summer Heartwood Folk School class is coming up…
The Amazing Living Soil: Respecting …Read More The Amazing Living SOIL (June 2017 Class/Discussion)
On Saturday, April 15 (11:00 am to 2:00 pm), Master Herbalist Don Ollsin taught a …Read More HERB GROWING with Master Herbalist Don Ollsin – April 2017
Would you like to “Bee in Your Garden” with more pollinators around to help you …Read More Attracting POLLINATORS to Grow Food (March, 2017)
Good news! We’ve initiated a new REGISTRY of amazing island Food Producers and other Producers, …Read More GULF ISLANDS REGISTRY, Calendar, and proposed Co-op!
Heartwood Folk School is now ready to restart in the Fall, beginning with a class …Read More Building Hoop GREENHOUSES (September class)
Did you know that sometimes you’re not supposed to wash food before you preserve it? …Read More FOOD PRESERVATION Classes (June, 2015)
With the CRD’s January 1, 2015 deadline for “no more kitchen scraps” in the nearest …Read More Composting & SOIL BUILDING Classes (January, 2015)
Yes, broccoli looks, tastes, and nourishes you differently when you grow it yourself – especially …Read More Beginner & ORGANIC Food Growing Classes (November, 2014)
We are happy to announce that on Saturday, June 14, 2014, Master Herbalist Don …Read More Herbs and MUSHROOM GARDENS (June, 2014)
In a few weeks, we’re hosting two summer events. Firstly, all interested folk are welcome …Read More FRUIT TREE Workshop (June, 2013)
wild plant workshop & community dinner!
(3:00 pm – “Nettles & Other Wild Plants …Read More “NETTLEFEST” wild plant workshop, dinner & celebration
ADDING RAINWATER HARVESTING to your home: Here’s additional info from John McQuaid of www.waterwindsolar.com, …Read More RAINWATER Harvesting Guide
Below is our next workshop to support local food growing and food security:
* Skill-building …Read More SEED SAVING & Seed Bank workshop (Sept 29)
Newsflash: In about 11 days (on February 28 and 29, 2012), 11 young hazelnut …Read More HAZELNUT Tree Planting! (Feb 28 & 29)