June 3, 2017 Garden-based workshops

Hi everyone,

Sorry for duplicate emails, but the info below may be of interest to your gardeners.  The Saskatoon Food Bank Garden Patch is hosting a series of garden-based workshops this summer (details below).  These are all free and open to the public.  The Garden Patch is located on the 900 block of 3rd Avenue North.  If you would like more information you can check out their website here: http://www.saskatoonfoodbank.org/urban-agriculture-the-garden-patch/.


  1. Planning a Garden – Friday June 2nd @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
  2. Intro to Composting – with the Compost Coaches – Saturday June 10th @ 12:30pm-2:00pm
  3. Small Space/Container Gardening – with Hannah Gass and Grant Wood – Wednesday June 14th @ 6:00pm-8:30pm
  4. Static Pile Workshop – Saturday June 24th @ 12:30pm-2:30pm
  5. Kitchen Scrap Propagation – Friday July 7th @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
  6. Plant Diseases, Illnesses, and Solutions – Saturday July 15th @ 2:00pm-4:00pm
  7. Bokashi Composting – with the Compost Coaches – Saturday July 22nd @ 12:30pm-2:30pm
  8. Insects: Friend or Foe (KIDS EVENT) – Saturday August 8th @ 12:00pm-2:00pm
  9. Insects: Friend or Foe (ALL) – Saturday August 8th @ 3:00pm-5:00pm
  10. Compost Tumbler Workshop – with the Compost Coaches – Saturday August 12th @ 12:30pm-2:00pm
  11. Vegetable Storage and longer lasting produce – with Adrian Werner – Thursday August 17th @ 7:00pm-9:00pm
  12. Vermicomposting – with the Compost Coaches – Saturday August 28th @ 12:30pm-2:30pm
  13. Save Seeds with the Saskatoon Seed Library – Wednesday September 13th @ 7:00pm-9:00pm



Jessie Best

Urban Agriculture Coordinator

CHEP Good Food Inc.

Suite #204-1120 20th St. West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Y8

p    306-655-4575 ext.229   306-668-4574

e    jessie@chep.org

w   http://www.chep.org/en/programs/community-gardens

CHEP Good Food Inc. acknowledges that we operate on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis Nation