* Gulf Islands Food Co-op EDUCATION & REFERENCES

for educational classes, workshops and references, relating to local food sustainability in the Coast Salish traditional territories of the Southern Gulf Islands


Island Food Production Guide and Schedule
(developed at Saturna Island food security workshops in January and February, 2020)

Sustainable Poultry
(February, 2020 workshop)

Honouring Indigenous Food Creation and Practices
(2 learning events on Pender and Saturna Island in March, 2019)

Coast Salish W̱SÁNEĆ Indigenous Food References
(6 key reference books about W̱SÁNEĆ and/or Indigenous food practices and history)

Island Soil Building Classes (with references)
(on Galiano in March, 2019, plus earlier classes)

Seed Saving Guide for Gardeners and Farmers
(from a previous food production workshop – see below)

West Coast Food Forestry – A Permaculture Guide
(for growing food in harmony with island forests – see also class)

Essence of Permaculture by David Holmgren
(summary of key Permaculture growing principles and methods)

Previous Food Production Workshops


Note: Additional Co-op classes/workshops are currently postponed due to Covid-19, but check back in future for more learning opportunities :-)