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BeeSAFE presence

Event attended but not organized by BeeSAFE

March Monthly Meeting, AGM, Seed/Plant Swap & Sale, Presentations +  

Schubert Centre - 3505 30th Ave

Last year at this time, 160 people filled the salon of the Schubert Centre in Vernon to swap or buy seeds, and to listen to sobering news about GMO products as well as a peppy introduction to the concepts of Permaculture. With increasing interest in home-grown food, this year's event should have been popular again.

Perhaps Easter weekend beginning the next day made people too busy. Maybe the early spring meant everyone had planted already !;o)

Presentations focused on gardening tips, as well as more information on GMO.

Seedy Sunday +  

Community Hall - 158 North Fork Rd

BeeSAFE in Cherryville shortly after GMO victory(open for vendors 8.30 daylight saving day)

Heidi Osterman from True Food spoke about the dangers of GMO.

Bee Safe and Cherry Ridge Management had info tables.

February Monthly Meeting - Water +  

Schubert Centre - 3505 30th Ave

Dr. John JanmaatWater: How Much in Future?

Dr. John Janmaat, Water Research Chair, UBC-O, spoke about aquifer loss and groundwater changes in the face of population increases and climate change. 

Seed Swap & Sale +  

TBA

Time & Place to be announced.

COABC Annual Conference +  

Prestige Hotel - 4411 32nd St

keynote speaker Lucy Sharratt of CBAN To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of COABC, this year’s theme is “Organics: Past, Present, and Future”. The conference features informative workshops on a variety of topics including: permaculture practices, biodynamics, organic farming education, succession planning, post-harvest handling, marketing, software products for small-scale farms and many more.

The conference is open to the public and includes a variety of registration options for one session to the entire weekend.

Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) will deliver the keynote address to the conference. She has extensive experience as a researcher and campaigner with organizations concerned about genetic engineering and global justice.

Day of Mass Action +  

corner 32nd St / 32nd Ave

Day of Mass Action against Keystone Pipeline and Climate Change.

Join us Monday at *noon  on the corner of 32nd St and 32nd Ave (in front of Staples) as we stand in solidarity with people all over the world who are fighting against dirty energy and climate change.