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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Weekly stewardship of the food gardens in Banfield Park is ongoing throughout September, with more volunteer help needed in Banfield Commons and the Community Orchard on Thursdays from 4-6pm. The Autumn Olive berries are going to ripen soon, and there … Continue reading
Saturday January 16th, 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 slumber and scare away evil spirits, ensuring … Continue reading
This mornings harvest: Black Beauty and Patty Pan zucchini, Russian Blue heirloom potatoes, a few Scarlet Runner beans and one Ronde de Nice squash.
Ah, blessed rain arrived this afternoon. At last. Finally a bit of reprieve from the dry; help for the forest fires blazing across the west; moisture for all the farms and gardens. The smell is amazing. You can almost feel … Continue reading
On March 15th and again on April 12th, the Collective hosted a wild food foraging walk and gourmet wild food buffet dinner to learn about the urban edibles right in our ‘hood.
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