Garden Party

Join us for an intriguing evening with Garden Jane who will guide us through an introduction to Permaculture principles.


per·ma·cul·ture [pur-muh-kuhl-cher] — n; the practice of producing food, energy, etc, using ways that do not deplete the earth’s natural resources

Get it? Good! Come learn more with us…

Introduction to Permaculture

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Temperance Hall, Sharon Temple

18974 Leslie Street, Sharon

Pay what you can (suggestion $15)

Refreshments provided

To RSVP – email[googleMap name=”Temperance Hall, Sharon Temple”]18974 Leslie Street, Sharon, ON L0G 1V0[/googleMap]

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Cold Frame Seminar

Get a jumpstart on your gardening season with cold frames

Cold frame expert Kyla Dixon-Muir of the Riverdale Meadow Community Garden will be sharing with us cold fame gardening techniques as well as demonstrating a quick and easy way to build your very own cold frame!

You will have a chance to win a cold frame built by one of YRFN’s dedicated volunteers. There will also be donated wood for those participants interested in building their own wooden cold frame at home

Date: Saturday March 5, 2011

Time: 10:00 a.m – noon

Place: York Region Food Network

510 Penrose Street

Newmarket, ON

Cost: Free

(refreshments provided)

For those who are interested, Kyla will be selling cold frame starter kits for $20 with the proceeds going towards supporting the Riverdale Meadow Community Garden.

Please R.S.V.P by February 18 to: Catherine Cook, York Region Food Network, 905.967.0428 ext 203 orToll free: 1.800.454.9736

(Space is limited)

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