Category: Events

Harvest Time!

This youngster recently came to our work party at the Beban Learning Gardens and helped pick peas.  Teaching people to grow organic food locally is what we’re all about – look at that grin!!   We have also been busy harvesting fresh herbs to dry for our very own “Herbs de Beban” mix.   Winter [Continue]

Nanaimo gardens society unveils new gardens, greenhouse at Beban Park – Nanaimo News Bulletin

Beban Learning Gardens Grand Opening on Saturday, April 29, 2017 was a huge success despite the cool wet weather.   Nanaimo gardens society unveils new gardens, greenhouse at Beban Park – Nanaimo News Bulletin   Read the full story at Nanaimo News Bulletin, and hear a video interview with Pat Wells, society volunteer and a [Continue]

Home Grown Employability Skills Training Program

Applications are open for Foodshare’s Employability skills training programs: This program opens doors for youth by teaching the basics of small-scale agriculture, horticulture, and food preparation. FARM TEAM and HOME GROWN Farm Team runs February 20th/2017 – March 31/2017 Home Grown runs April 18/2017 – September 8/ 2017 Group training and on-the job work experience [Continue]