Hot off the digital presses… the Co-op’s fall newsletter with lots of activity and educational …Read More Co-op’s Fall, 2021 Newsletter!
For more 2021 Seed Saving action, see the October 5 Pender Island Seed Saving Workshop …Read More October, 2021 Seed Saving Workshop
Despite covid but with appropriate precautions, the Co-op is still active with Co-op Tables for …Read More July, 2021 New Co-op Services & Projects
MAY, 2021: See HERE for updated SEED SAVING news.
Hi Everyone – Where did …Read More Spring, 2021 Seed Saving Education, Pender Seed Library Launch, plus Mayne & Galiano…
Dear folks of Pender, Mayne, Galiano and Saturna,
When the pandemic first hit, the GULF
Warm greetings to our 72 Gulf Islands Food Co-op Members, plus other contacts!
Dear communities of Galiano, Saturna, Mayne and Pender,
The Co-op was just swinging into February …Read More April, 2020: Food Co-op COVID Services & Update
From Co-op Coordinator Nancy Klein (February 21, 2020):
Good day to all our valued members …Read More Feb, 2020: Update on new Co-op Projects to Support You!
SEPTEMBER, 2019: The Food Co-op has now begun offering the first of the NEW SERVICES …Read More September, 2019 – Co-op Services now initiated…
The Gulf Islands Food Co-op (GIFC) is a non-profit co-operative, focused on supporting the food …Read More June, 2019 – New Co-op Funding for Projects to serve Producers!
Greetings, to the 29 initial Members of the Gulf Islands Food Co-op, more Members
Dear Island Food Producers and Eaters,
We are very happy to confirm that as of
The next Pender Permaculture Gathering will be with Mark and Mariko Benson
SUNDAY APRIL 15th, …Read More Pender PERMACULTURE Gathering (April 15, 2018)
Dear Southern Gulf Islands Food Producers and Food Groups,
We’ve now had lively meetings on …Read More QUESTION FOR FOOD PRODUCERS – What do you need most from a Co-op?
I just saw this on Derek Masselink’s Growing Islands Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/growingislands/ – a post …Read More New BC Budget – $29 Million more for GrowBC, FeedBC and BuyBC
There’s an upcoming March 24, 2018 class on Pender Island, for how to use Permaculture …Read More Class: Designing an Edible FOOD FOREST (March, 2018)
We now have CRD funding for collaborative planning regarding the…Read More GULF ISLANDS FOOD CO-OP proposal – REGISTER to hear more!
Join Matthew Vasilev and Katie Selbee at the Twin Island Cider orchard for a demonstration …Read More Fruit Tree PRUNING & GRAFTING Class (February, 2018)
The Pender Islands Farmers Institute has organized a free, full-day, Farm Water Management Seminar on …Read More FARM WATER MANAGEMENT Seminar (January, 2018)
The farmers of the Southern Gulf Islands of Pender, Galiano, Mayne and Saturna work incredibly …Read More AQUAPONIC Growing for the Islands? (Vegetables together with Fish)
A summer Heartwood Folk School class is coming up…
The Amazing Living Soil: Respecting …Read More The Amazing Living SOIL (Class/Discussion)
On Saturday, April 15 (11:00 am to 2:00 pm), Master Herbalist Don Ollsin taught a …Read More HERB GROWING with Master Herbalist Workshop
Would you like to “Bee in Your Garden” with more pollinators around to help you …Read More Attracting POLLINATORS to Grow Food Workshop
Heartwood Folk School is now ready to restart in the Fall, beginning with a class …Read More Building Hoop GREENHOUSES Workshop
Did you know that sometimes you’re not supposed to wash food before you preserve it? …Read More FOOD PRESERVATION Classes
With the CRD’s January 1, 2015 deadline for “no more kitchen scraps” in the nearest …Read More Composting & SOIL BUILDING Classes
We are happy to announce that on Saturday, June 14, 2014, Master Herbalist Don …Read More Herbs and MUSHROOM GARDENS Workshop
In a few weeks, we’re hosting two summer events. Firstly, all interested folk are welcome …Read More FRUIT TREE Workshop
Below is our next workshop to support local food growing and food security:
* Skill-building …Read More SEED SAVING & Seed Bank workshop