Beets - photo by Sarah Stewart

Eat Local!

Join us for this brand new series and learn how to eat local!
Where: Community Room
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Repeats: May 1, 8, and 15  
Event Details:

Wednesday, May 1: The Why and How of Eating Local

Find out about the many reasons to eat locally grown foods—starting with flavour!  Learn strategies to find BC grown bounty all year round and avoid the 1,000 mile diet. Jane Reid, author of Freshly Picked: A Locavore’s Love Affair with BC’s Bounty, passes on her passion for eating food grown close to home. One lucky attendee will win a copy of Jane's book!

 

Wednesday, May 8: Talking with Farmers

Find out what it is like to grow food for others as a panel of Pemberton farmers talk about what they do and why. Farmers from Laughing Crow Organics, Plenty Wild Farms and Rootdown Organic Farm come out to talk about their lives, their crops and their land in the beautiful Pemberton Valley. 

 

Wednesday, May 15: Vegetable Gardening in Whistler

Grow your own! Hints and tips for successful vegetable gardening in Whistler from garden experts Christy Auer, Kris Shoup, and Jane Reid. Find out where and how it can be done close to home—a backyard, balcony or community garden right here in Whistler. We'll also be giving away an herb gardening container!

 

Photo credit: Sarah Stewart, Rootdown Organic Farm