VHS Monthly Meeting: Keep it local
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 –
Robin Tunnicliffe, the co-owner of Saanich Organics and farm manager at Sea Bluff Farm, is passionate about locally grown food, sustainability and food security on the Saanich Peninsula. With spring coming, Robin will talk about seed breeding techniques on their farm, with a small dose of what is happening in the geo-political context, and the role of community seed savers.
Workshop: Workshop: Getting to Know Succulents
Ryan and Brian, of the Planted Farm, are succulent plant enthusiasts from North Saanich. They have been collecting and propagating for many years. They will be bringing examples to show the major succulent varieties and their various characteristics. They will also talk about caring for succulents. Water, fertilizer, soil composition will be discussed as well as propagation.