Events

sharing food sharing culture

grandview woodland community seed library pop up

World food day

Sustenance Festival

bc seed gathering

Indigenous Land Stewardship

Applications are now being accepted for the September 2019 start of the Indigenous Land Stewardship certificate program at Native Education College.

The nine-month full-time program consists of 10 courses blending Indigenous environmental knowledge and Western ecological thinking. Graduates may use an ILS certificate as a step towards employment in fields such as land and resource management, environmental protection and monitoring, urban planning, forestry and much more. The ILS program may also be a gateway to further post-secondary studies through block transfer credit agreements with local universities.

 

Grandview WoodLand Food COnnection BULK BUYING

HELP THE GWFC FUNDRAISE WITH ORGANIC PRODUCE

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FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual Raffle

FarmFolk CityFolk's annual Win Our Windfall Raffle is back with four amazing foodie dream vacation grand prizes to be won. Celebrate local food and support sustainable agriculture by purchasing a ticket today!FarmFolk CityFolk's annual Win Our Windfall Raffle is back with four amazing foodie dream vacation grand prizes to be won. Celebrate local food and support sustainable agriculture by purchasing a ticket today!

PRUNING PROJECT

VFTP_LOGO_CS3-167x300The Vancouver Fruit Tree Project is proud to present our new pruning social enterprise project for the 2014 season, “Fruit Tree Pruning with ISA arborist Todd Barisky”. Proceeds will go to support The Vancouver Fruit Tree Project.

The details, in brief:

A professional pruning service with competitive rates.
The better maintained your tree, the more bountiful your harvest!
Have our professional Arborist visit your fruit trees this season!

About Todd Barisky:

I have been a practicing Arborist since 2007. I received a diploma in Arboriculture Apprenticeship at Humber College in Toronto, and I am also certified with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

In my view, tree pruning is a form of art; Skilled arborists are equipped both with the knowledge of optimal tree health and the imagination to craft aesthetically pleasing and durable specimen. Every tree is unique and grows in response to its environmental conditions. Mindful pruning encourages trees to develop stronger branching, yield a hardy fruit crop, and help to minimize tree defects and diseases. This is the kind of pruning I use to guide trees to grow towards their optimum form.

Many trees in the urban landscape suffer from improper pruning. When a tree has been haphazardly pruned, the tree’s future health is at stake. It is possible in some cases to restore poorly pruned and damaged trees, however nothing compares to responsible and mindful tree care from the start of a tree’s life. To achieve best results, it is always advisable to seek assistance from a certified professional Arborist.

For more information visit: https://vancouverfruittree.com/pruning-project/

LITTLE MOUNTAIN HEALTHY COMMUNITIES PROGRAM

 

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