Friday, 25 May 2012

Beets, Bees & Beauty: Advancing Urban Agriculture

“Beets, Bees and Beauty:
Advancing Urban Agriculture”

Presented by
Capilano Gateway Association
In association with
Cool North Shore & BeeFriendly

Sunday May 27, 2:00–7:00 PM   Belle Isle Park*
(*South of Fullerton Avenue, West of Capilano Road)

A Sustainable Gardening Workshop and Neighbourhood Barbeque

Join us for a Sunday afternoon with Swedish-trained horticulturist and gardening expert Oskar Eriksson and acquire new techniques for developing a healthy, low impact garden and get "beefriendly" with bee keepers from the North Shore Bee Club.

Explore the beneficial relationship between your soil, healthy plants and honeybees.
Create new opportunities for successful garden food and community interaction.

Our child-friendly and weather–protected event offers something for all ages!

·      Local opportunities for urban farming and partnerships with local beekeepers
·      Sharing and developing community gardens for food production
·      Explore close up the complex social order and functions of a bee hive

Several Lower Capilano sample gardens will be highlighted for planting advice and strategies to invigorate garden spaces without relying on chemicals.

Come for the information,
stay for our beef and salmon barbeque!

Presentations begin 2:00PM / Barbeque 4:30 – 7:00
Workshop is free, barbeque by donation.

For more information contact: or 604-985-5621 / 604-904-2409

Sponsored by: 

Vancouver Coastal Health            Whole Foods Market

District of North Vancouver/North Vancouver Recreation Commission

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