The Vic West Food Security Collective...is an action project resulting from the Victoria West Community Association 2003 Vision Project. The guiding principle of the Collective is community building.
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Get the best of locally grown and lovingly tended starter plants, grown by Vic West Volunteer gardeners. Visit the Vic West Food Security table at Vic West Fest this coming Saturday (May 10). Prices range from 50 cents to $5, … Continue reading
Seed Germination Seeds germinate in 3 to 14 days depending on how warm and moist you keep them. Seed tomato seeds directly into potting mix, they must be kept at a temperature of 60 degrees F. Cover seeds 1/4 inch … Continue reading
Saturday April 5th, 1 – 4 pm Come learn how easy and fun it is to own chickens – pets with benefits! We will start with an information session from 1-2pm at the Community Centre and then walk as a … Continue reading
Saturday March 22, 1 – 3:30pm VicWest Community Centre Come learn from an expert on how to grow great tomatoes starting with planting seeds to harvesting your own tomato seed. Mary Alice Johnston owns and operates ALM Organic Farm – … Continue reading
Ah, these past few days have been lovely. After the blustery winds and miserably snowy rain of last week, the sun has returned and the earth is warming up. Colour is bursting forth everywhere. I found these crocus peeking … Continue reading
Grow A Row Victoria Grow a Row is a community of gardeners, businesses, groups and individuals gathering together to help those in need. Grow an extra row of food in your garden and bring it to one of the drop off … Continue reading
Two exciting annual events for farmers, gardeners and growers of all kinds will take place this month: For local exchange of seeds and information, the annual VW Urban Farmers seed exchange takes place this week, followed by the annual Seedy … Continue reading
Victoria West Grow-a-Row Program The Grow-a-Row program is up and running for the 2013 season.
The bane of all organic farmers, Monsanto is a giant corporation that modifies life forms and patents them. It sells the seed to farmers all over the world, with grossly inflated promises of yield, and then farmers must buy seed … Continue reading