Speakers 2017

JANUARY 25, 2017
BACKYARD CHICKENS & BEES – Kate Fraser, of Bees Please Farms, offers her experience on the benefits of raising backyard chickens & bees.
http://www.beespleasefarms.com/
Kate Fraser bio
Not only does Kate run Bees Please Farm – supplying chickens & bee rentals across Victoria, she is an avid gardener and leads the fruit & Vegetable Group of Victoria Horticultural Society

FEBRUARY 22, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

MARCH 22, 2017
PLANT PRODUCTION WITH PARKS CANADA
The Conservation Nursery at Fort Rodd Hill produces a wide array of native plants for restoration efforts in Garry Oak and Coastal Sand ecosystems. Nursery manager Nathan Fisk discusses what it takes to build and manage a facility like this.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/fortroddhill/activ/activ1.aspx#GarryOak 
Nathan Fisk bio
Nathan lives, works and plays among the greenery and firmly believes there is nothing more restorative than a breath of untamed air.  

APRIL 26, 2017
GROWING A MEDICINE GARDEN – – Herb grower Jessy Delleman of Fireweed Farm & School discusses some of the healing plants that can be grown easily in the home garden, and the ways in which they can be incorporated into complementary folk remedies for your family. Explore the role the medicinal herb garden in creating sustainability on a personal level, for the enhancement of health and well-being, and also on a wider ecological scale through the creation of sustainable habitats.
http://www.fireweedschool.com/
Jessy Delleman bio
Jessy Delleman is the creator of Fireweed Farm & School, a small medicinal herb farm located in Brentwood Bay BC. Jessy is a herbalist, teacher, herb grower, and medicine maker with a passion for connecting people and plants. Through Fireweed School she offers workshops, plant walks, and programs on herb growing, wild crafting, and herbal medicine. Her roots in herb farming became established at Ravenhill Herb Farm, which she operated from 2008-2014. With a background in biology, horticulture, and art, Jessy also has formal herbal training with various herbal schools.


MAY 24, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

JUNE 28, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

JULY – no meeting in July

AUGUST 23, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

OCTOBER 25, 2017
TO BE ANNOUNCED

NOVEMBER 28, 2017
The Christmas Party annual Awards celebration, silent auction & pot-luck dinner. (It does not include a speaker presentation nor a mini show.)

DECEMBER – no meeting in December.

updated Jan. 8 2017

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