Council gives support to food workshops

The municipality will provide a letter of support to the Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Coalition.

The municipality will provide a letter of support to the Okanagan Similkameen Healthy Living Coalition, in support of their application for funding.

The funding application is for the province’s Grow Local Program.

A series of 24 workshops on a range of topics around food security will be offered.

Each of the workshops will be an hour and a half to two hours in length.

Topics to be covered will include planting vegetable gardens, seed starting, transplanting, companion planting, waterwise vegetable gardening, edible landscaping and more.

The sessions will be hands-on where possible.