March 2019 Activity Schedule

5th // Advisory Committee Meeting
5288 Joyce Street from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Interested in building your leadership skills, working with a team, and learning about community food issues? Join us at our meeting for more information on how you can get involved!

5th // Collingwood Community Garden Annual General Meeting
5288 Joyce Street from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
RSVP to foodsecurity@cnh.bc.ca OR 604-435-0323 x. 237
All members of the Collingwood Community Garden (under the tracks at Joyce skytrain station) are invited to this annual meeting to plan the upcoming gardening season. Please bring something to share for a potluck

8th & 27th// Community Kitchen 
Register with CNH – 604-435-0323
Come cook, eat, and learn together with neighbours in a safe and fun environment. Do you have a recipe that you would like to share? We’d love to learn from you!

1) DATE: March 8th from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
LOCATION: 3690 Vanness Ave, at the CNH Annex

2) DATE: March 27th from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
LOCATION: 5288 Joyce Street, at Collingwood Neighbourhood House

9th // Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
Gaston Park, South-east Corner (Euclid Ave at Tyne St.)
11:00 – 2:00. RSVP to foodsecurity@cnh.bc.ca
Improve fruit production, taste, health, disease resistance and more! Join Randi-Lee Taylor of Simply Barefoot Garden services for some hands-on pruning techniques at this FREE workshop. Snacks and hot drinks provided. If you have hand pruners, bring them. We will also have some on hand.
 
9th // Crow Roost Twilight Bike Ride
Central Valley Greenway at Garden Drive (one block west of Nanaimo at 5:30 (Rain date, Sunday the 10th at 6:30)
Join us and our partners at Still Moon to follow the daily crow migration to their roost in Burnaby. Bring your wheels! All riders and abilities welcome. Free of charge but snacks and tea are available by donation. 

11th // Cheyenne Community Garden Annual General Meeting
5288 Joyce Street from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
RSVP to foodsecurity@cnh.bc.ca OR 604-435-0323 x. 237
All members of the Cheyenne Community Garden (2755 Cheyenne Ave.) are invited to this annual meeting to plan the upcoming gardening season. Please bring something to share for a potluck.

13th // Food Skills: Pozole
2929 E. 22nd Avenue from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Register at Renfrew Park Community Centre 
604-257-8388
Love to cook? Excited to learn? Then Food Skills workshops are the place for you. Join us in preparing delicious snacks and meals with always an eye towards health and nutrition.

21st // Seed Swap – Collingwood
5288 Joyce Street from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
Join us for our first seed swap of the year to trade or purchase new seeds and get your garden ready for the spring season! We will accept cash or swaps of seeds from your own garden in exchange for seeds from our collection. Find us in the main entrance lobby of Collingwood Neighbourhood House.

28th // Start Your Own Seedlings Workshop **NEW UPDATED EVENT DATE**
5288 Joyce Street from 6:00-8:00
Collingwood Neighbourhood House
RSVP to foodsecurity@cnh.bc.ca OR 604-435-0323 x. 237
Save money, and grow a wider variety of garden veggies by starting your own seedlings! This workshop will go over everything you need to know to start your own vegetable seedlings: From what soil to use, to moisture and light requirements, to troubleshooting, and building your own DIY seedling setup. By Donation $5-$20 – no one turned away for lack of funds!

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