Last Two After School Specials of the Year: Planting for Pollinators and Safe Canning with Jamming Demo

1) Planting for Pollinators                                       
Food doesn’t happen without the magic of bees! Learn about the importance of native bees, honey bees, pollination, and how to grow your own pollinator garden and build pollinator habitat using native plants.  A range of EYA’s bee homes will be available for sale for up to $30.
Presenters:  Alaina Thebault, Environmental Youth Alliance and Dolores Altin, Evergreen Foundation
Location: Van Tech High School, room 203
Time/ Date: Wed, April 10th, 2013 from 4-5:30pm
Please register online
2) Safe Canning Basics with Jamming Demo
Yes, classroom canning can be done with students of all ages!  This session will explore two different methods of making jam safely – freezer jam and boiling water bath canning.  Both methods of jam making will be demonstrated and there will be open discussion on which method(s) would be most suitable in a classroom setting. Tasting samples of both will be made available.
Presenters:  Diane Collis and Darlene Tanaka, Fresh Choice Kitchens
The Community Kitchen Program of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
Location: Van Tech High School, Room 423
Time/ Date: Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 from 4-5:30pm

Please register online

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