Workshops and Events

October, 2021


  • Re-wilding with Permaculture with Jason Greenwood

    03/10/2021
    Come out to this community agricultural space, and learn how to build a 'hugelkultur' bed, using permaculture techniques. We are planting a 50 ft spiral garden, planted with native wetland species, to feed pollinators and the whole ecosystem. This is a project led by a Cowichan youth, Amanda Macaro, who…
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  • Seed Saving Workshop

    03/10/2021
    The mobile seed cleaner from Farm Folk City Folk is passing through the Cowichan Valley! Come out and learn the basics of seed saving and clean your own seeds! Learn how to thresh, screen, and winnow! Also an opportunity to tour the Garden Education Centre, access the Community Seed Library, and buy locally adapted seeds grown on the farm.
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  • Wild Weaving with Yellow Flag Iris

    17/10/2021
    Come out to learn about creative uses for invasive Yellow Flag Iris leaves, which were harvested in the Somenos Marsh. We will be weaving a simple round basket with the leaves of the iris, and brewing a natural dye pot using the yellow flag iris roots over the fire to dye…
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