Permaculture in Action Harvesting Time! – Dunbar CC

2016-11-24 9:15 am - 2016-12-24 10:30 am
Dunbar Community Centre
Dunbar Community Centre, Dunbar Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Little Cooks (3-5 yrs) – 70323 Activity Started but still accepting enrollment

Location: Dunbar Community Centre Facility: Kitchen 114

Have a blast being creative in the kitchen. Sarah has all sorts of tasty treats to help introduce children to the creative world of cooking. Please inform your instructor of any food allergies.

Instructor: Sarah Hayes


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  • 2015-10-22 6:00 pm - 2015-10-22 8:00 pm
    Working Holiday Fermentations (referencing the literal and figurative meaning) Dunbar Community Centre, 4747 Dunbar Street, at 31st Avenue on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Cost: $5 to cover supplies. Workshop Description: Join Holistic Nutritionist Andrea Potter of Rooted Nutrition and Artist in Community Elisa Yon at the Dunbar Community Centre for a fun and hands-on exploration of fermented foods! As part of the Working Holiday art project, we will honour the value of labour as it relates to the celebration of the harvest season, the preservation of food, and the sharing of culture, traditions, and skills. Participants in this workshop will work together to create a unique and “limited edition set” of delicious cabbage inspired ferments. Traditionally, fermented foods such as sauerkraut have long been the most nutritious and practical way to preserve the harvest. Every culture has traditionally fermented foods: from kimchi to pickles, yogurt and bread -- every cuisine has developed an affinity for working with micro-organisms like friendly bacteria and yeasts to transform their food. In this workshop:
    • Participants will make a batch of probiotic sauerkraut This includes instructions on making traditional sauerkrautand variations including spices, herbs and other garden veggies for endlessly varied cabbage-based ferments;
    • Participants will learn about the basics of fermenting food at home and the many nutritional benefits of eating fermented veggies; and
    • Each participant will leave with a jar of healthy and happy pickled veggies as well as handouts with all the necessary information to make sauerkraut at home.
    Materials: Please bring a sharp knife for the preparation of vegetables. All other materials will be provided. Registration: For more information and to register please visit: and type “working holiday fermentations” into the search bar. A $5 registration fee will cover supplies. About Andrea Potter Andrea Potter is a Chef and Holistic Nutritionist. She supports health-motivated cooks to make informed choices that start with vibrant, delicious, practical recipes and culinary techniques. Through her business, Rooted Nutrition, she offers cooking classes and nutrition talks.  Interactive and fun; her work conveys her love of good food, community and food culture. About the Working Holiday project Working Holiday is a socially oriented art project that aims to engage the Dunbar community in a collaborative exploration into what constitutes a holiday. Artists Elisa Yon, Leah Weinstein, and Jaspal Marwah bring a diverse range of art practices in: sculpture, textiles, crafts, performance, site specific installations, socially engaged art, and architecture. Starting in the fall of 2015, the artists will present a year-long series of “season specific” art interventions, in response to traditional holidays and the everyday self-made holiday. Hands-on crafting activities, pop-up participatory installations, and food-based collaborations are just some of the ways the artists will engage community members in a collective re-imagining of what constitutes a holiday. To register visit and type “Working Holiday” into the search bar. Contact: Elisa Yon Ages: 16 and up
  • 2016-10-22 1:00 pm - 2016-10-22 3:00 pm
    Location: Dunbar Community Centre Facility: Lobby A place where food and conversations merge into larger themes about well-being, health and overall positive living. We will be sharing our harvest from our permaculture gardens and our tasty recipes. Our shared goal is to make our Vancouver life more and more delicious, for both mind and body, one meal at a time! Through a culture of sharing all kinds of inspiring ideas together, while having a facilitated discussion that explores experience and values around permaculture practices, we can spice up and strengthen our own community. The workshop is FREE and open to the public. Just bring your curiosity, friends and whole family!