Friday, July 27, 2012

Upcoming Workshops in West Broadway and Spence

Vermicomposting Workshop
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
West Broadway Development Corporation, 608 Broadway

Learn how to compost indoors using red wriggler worms at this FREE workshop. To register call 930-9989 or email For more information, visit the West Broadway Development Corporation Events page.

Food Mapping in Spence Neighbourhood
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Beginning at 5:00 p.m.
689 Maryland Street

Learn where our food comes from and how it gets to our tables; share stories of growing your own food; and help create a food map of Spence neighbourhood. This workshop will be a fun chance to share stories about food and participate in an art activity about food and community.

Workshop is FREE and snacks will be provided!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Orioles Maintenance Bee

Calling all Orioles gardeners!

The gardens are looking great, but the grounds need some love. Please join us between 5:30 and 7:30 on Tuesday, July 31st for weeding, painting and general clean-up.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Farmer's Markets Near the West End

Gas Station Village Farmers' Market
Days: Thursdays
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Outside the Gas Station Theatre at River and Osborne
Features: 100 mile food options; local artisans; food vendors; live music; Half Pints beer garden

Good Food Club Veggie Van Market
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Thompson Funeral Home parking lot at Broadway and Sherbrook
Features: Fresh produce from Wiens Family Farm

Main Street Farmers Market
Days: Fridays (June 19 to September 14)
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Neechi Commons parking lot at Euclid and Main
Features: Produce; crafts; baked goods; buskers from the North End and around Winnipeg

Wolseley Farmers' Market
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays (June 19 to November 1)
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: R.A. Steen Community Centre, 190 Palmerston
Features: Local food; home-spun artistic products; live music; workshops; kid friendly environment