* 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


Seed Saving Education, plus Pender, Mayne & Galiano Seed Libraries
(click above re: our February 27, 2021 Seed Saving zoom presentation)

Pender Squashfest Education & Celebration
(each Saturday Market in October, 2020, at the Pender Islands Community Hall)

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

Vegetable Fermentation Workshop
(Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Pender Island Community Hall)

Let No Apple Be Wasted! Preservation Workshops
(first one on Saturday, September 19, 2020, Saturna Island Recreation Centre)

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)

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 classes on Mayne and Pender Islands)

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