Want to grow food? This 3-hour workshop for beginners is a great place to start. Learn about soil and seed basics, starting seeds indoors, preparing a garden site, selecting crops and co-existing with wildlife. Explore how to access growing space even if you live in an apartment. Take away the knowledge to get started and a useful workbook for planning and planting your first garden. Bring a lunch and have your questions answered during a lunchtime Q&A. Participants will leave with a planted tray of seeds and a reference resource workbook.
Location: Sparwood Public Library
Instructors: Dawn Deydey, Mary Cosman and Gaëtane Carignan
Register online, by phone or in person with College of the Rockies.
By Phone: 250 423 4691
In person: COTR Fernie Campus (342 3 Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0)
In the spirit of making this valuable information about growing your own food as widely accessible as possible, Wildsight is able to offer bursaries upon request. Please call COTR to inquire.