* Gulf Islands Food Co-op EDUCATION & VIDEOS


“Food is Everything” Art Show & Seedy Saturday – Celebrating Food & Farming
(Ptarmigan Art Gallery, Hope Bay, Pender Island – Saturday, March 26, 2022 opening with Dan Jason)

Healthy Soils & Regenerative Agriculture Course (2021-2022)
(upcoming Food Producer knowledge sharing plus educational field days with Soil Scientists)

Seed Cleaning & Seed Saving Workshop
(VIDEOS by Kenta Kikuchi of October 5, 2021 hands-on workshop)

Gardener’s Island March/21 Video – Garden Layout, Seed Starting & Fruit Trees
(VIDEO by Cedar Lopatecki – featuring Wendi Lopatecki, Trevor Erikson & Matthew Vasilev)

Seed Saving Education, plus Pender, Mayne & Galiano Seed Libraries
(VIDEO by Cedar – February 27, 2021 Seed Saving zoom workshop presentation)

Pender Squashfest Education & Celebration
(VIDEO by Kenta – event at 4 Saturday Markets in October, 2020, Pender Community Hall)

Indigenous Venison/Deer Workshop
(September 26 & 27, 2020, taught by Elders, traditional Coast Salish territories, Galiano)

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

Vegetable Fermentation Workshop
(VIDEO by Kenta – September 20, 2020 distanced workshop, Pender Community Hall)

Let No Apple Be Wasted! Preservation Workshops
(VIDEO by Kenta – September 19, 2020 workshop on Saturna, plus Mayne and Pender events)

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

Sustainable Poultry
(February, 2020 workshop on Pender Island)

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

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

(from the Co-op’s founding organization – Heartwood Folk School)

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)