Fundraiser: Spade to Spoon at Strathcona Community Centre Saturday March 29th

17 Mar


Strathcona Community Centre Youth Council is hosting a home garden to table fundraiser on Saturday, March 29th at Strathcona Community Centre, 601 Keefer Street.  You are invited to come out and support this event which will help raise funds for a vertical teaching garden at Strathcona Elementary School.  This fundraiser will  include demonstrations, discussions and local vendors including Growoya, Victory Gardens, Mushroom Man, Tracy Maynard Pottery, Le Meadows Pantry, Homesteaders Emporium, Rooted Nutrition, Strathcona 1890, Fable Naturals, Foodline Radio and our favourite local celebrity, the Truck Farm.

Also on hand will be well known author, Peter Ladner, with his book the Urban Food Revolution. At 2:00 p.m., Peter will discuss aspects of his book and be available for a book signing after his presentation. The festivities kick off at 10:00 a.m. on March 29th with a Make Your Own Self Watering Container demonstration and discussion at 10:30 a.m. followed by Marvellous Microgreens and much more to round out the afternoon including shorts from the series, Meet Your Urban Farmer and the original movie Truck Farm. Admission is $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for students and children between 1 – 12 years of age free. All vendors participating in this event will be contributing 10% of their sales to the Vertical Teaching Garden.  Come out and support this great community event!

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