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Wassail is soon! Volunteers are needed!

Volunteers are needed to make the event a success. Please contact Patti at vicwestgarden@yahoo.ca if you can help!

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Volunteers needed for Wassail!

Banfield Park Community Orchard Wassail Saturday, January 12th, 2019 – 2:30pm Wassail – Waes Hael – “be of good health”. Olde English tradition of wassailing, dating back to the 1500s, is a ceremony to wake fruit trees from their winter … Continue reading

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Food Garden Volunteering in Banfield Park!

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Thank you volunteers!

Thank you to all the Thursday food garden volunteers who helped take care of the Community Gardens this summer! The food forests are thriving better with your help! There will be no Thursday volunteering today, or for the next two … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH FOOD ARE WE GROWING IN VICTORIA?

Take this short survey & enter to win! Help your neighbourhood win a boulevard garden!  

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Leaf Mulch the Food Gardens Work Party!

11am-3pm – Sunday, October 21st Banfield Community Orchard & Commons 521 Craigflower Road Volunteer help is needed in the Community Food Gardens of Banfield Park to spread mulch and winterize the gardens! Enjoy pizza and snacks! Please bring a wheelbarrow, … Continue reading

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Harvest Edible & Medicinal Plants classes

Four classes left! Drop ins are welcome. Each week will focus on different in season plants. We’ll head outside and tour Vic West gardens ready to harvest, and learn in-depth properties about each plant. Then we’ll bring it back to … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed!

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Vic West Corn Roast!

Sunday September 16th, noon to 4pm Raynor Street at Craigflower Road Come join the community celebration on Raynor Street with local music, food and fun for the whole family! The corn will be hot and the juice is as local … Continue reading

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Tour of Banfield Commons and Community Orchard

5pm, Thursday, August 16th, 2018 Meet in the Orchard next to the Vic West Community Centre at 521 Craigflower Road Enjoy a guided tour of Banfield Commons and the Community Orchard with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed. There are numerous edible and medicinal … Continue reading

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