*Online* Veggie Gardening in Containers
About this Workshop
No garden? Learn how to work with the patio or balcony space you’ve got to grow veggies and herbs right outside your door. This beginner-friendly workshop will cover the basics of container gardening including: materials (containers, soil, and supplements), planning your container garden (what to grow, when, in which containers), caring for your container garden (moisture, soil, & fertility management).
About the Instructor
Mik Turje has been working in community food and agriculture for over a decade. First as a small-scale organic farmer on Vancouver Island and in Richmond where they grew a variety of veggies for farmers markets, CSA’s and high-end grocery stores. Then as a community development worker in the food and urban agriculture movements. Mik was the Urban Agriculture Coordinator at The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto for many years, where they taught a full slate of gardening workshops and mentored new gardeners, and also ran the Renfrew-Collingwood Food Security Institute for 3 years. Although Mik is now a social worker working in healthcare, they enjoy teaching gardening workshops on the side.
Date and Time
Thursday, March 25| 6:00 – 8:00 pm PST (2 hours)
Online via Zoom
Link will be shared with registrants via email approximately 1-3 days prior to the workshop. Please note that our workshops are not recorded.
$15 + GST (non-refundable)