Learn With Us

Looking to bring Fresh Roots to your school or organization? Whether for a elementary or secondary class, community garden group, neighbourhood house, scout or guide group, or as a lunch and learn at your business, we’ll come to you to host a workshop for your youth or adult participants. We’ll bring the knowledge, you bring your community!

Current Workshops

All workshops are $150/hour+GST, plus materials and/or food, and are recommended for groups of 30 or fewer. We’re happy to work with you to plan a workshop for a longer time or a larger group.

Garden Planning

Ages: 10-Adult
Work with Fresh Roots to explore how to grow effectively here in the Lower Mainland. When should you start your tomatoes? How should you plant them? What sort of soil should you use. Work with the experts to learn how to get your garden up and growing!
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Vermicomposting

Ages: 6-Adult
Looking for a fun way to compost on site in your office, community center, or classroom? Vermicomposting (aka, worm bins) may be just the solution you’re looking for. Worm bins are an easy-to-care-for way to create some of the best compost around. Materials cost: est. ~$50/worm bin
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Pollinator Power!

Ages: 5-14
Did you know that animals pollinate one out of every three bites of food you eat? Learn about the importance of pollinators to our food, become familiar with some of the powerhouse pollinators of our area, and how you can help them.  Add a “Pollinator Power Salad” tasting for $2/participant.
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Taste the (Produce) Rainbow

Ages: 7-Adult
What does the color of our food have to do with nutrition?  Learn why red tomatoes can fight cancer, how orange yams help our eyes, and more!  Add “Rainbow Salad Rolls” for $2/participant.
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