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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What's Happening in November

It's getting colder out, but there are still some cool events around town. Bundle up and head out, or cozy up at one of the events or workshops!

Vancouver Winter Farmers' Market

Location: Nat Bailey Stadium, East Parking Lot (4601 Ontario Street / Vancouver - map)
Dates: November 1, 2014 to April 25, 2015
Hours: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm each Saturday

Vendors include farmers, fishers, artisans, food preparers, and more! Also find a selection of food trucks and hot drink vendors. Bring your food scraps from home to recycle at the Food Scraps Drop Spot.

In an effort to reduce plastic use at the market, please bring your own shopping bags.

For more information on the market, including transportation and parking at the site, please visit their website: http://www.eatlocal.org/

Tommy Douglas Library Anniversary

Location: Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas Branch (7311 Kingsway / Burnaby - map)
Date: November 22, 2014
Hours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Visit the library for arts and crafts and other activities in celebration of their 5th anniversary!

Check here for more details.

Seasons of Food Workshops

Location: Hastings Community Centre (3096 East Hastings Street / Vancouver - map)
Cost: $15.00

Upcoming Workshops

November 2: Permaculture Planning
November 6: Healthy Oils
November 12: Holiday Biscotti
November 16: Permaculture Planning
November 18: No Knead Bread
November 26: Holiday Cake Pops

For more information or to register, please email Seasons of Food.

The Future of Food and Farming

Date: November 8, 2014 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Langley Events Centre (7888 200 Street / Langley - map)
Cost: $25 (plus GST)

The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation is hosting a workshop featuring renowned farmer and author Joel Salatin (Polyface Farms), as well as Julia Smith (Urban Digs) and Chris Bodnar (Close to Home Organics).

Join Joel, Julia, and Chris for information on sustainable methods for managing land and ways to make a viable living as a farmer.

This workshop is sponsored by the Township of Langley and VanCity.

Registration is mandatory. For details on how to register, visit http://youngagrarians.org/nov-8-joel-salatin-on-the-future-of-food-farming-in-langley-bc/.

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