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Backyard Greenhouse Basics & Food Forest Basics

The LFI is happy to present two Garden Guru Workshops on April 13th from Avalily Permaculture!

Backyard Greenhouse Basics

April 13th 10:00am-12:30pm

RCU Insurance Services

201 Victoria Rd. West, Revelstoke

Thinking about building a greenhouse but don’t know where to start? Or is your current set-up not performing as well as you’d like and could use some improvements? Then this course is for you! This intensive 2.5-hour program covers the following topics and activities:

- Site Selection

- Design principles, requirements and considerations

- Construction methods and materials

- Annual operations and maintenance (Irrigation, crop planning, winterizing, etc.)

- Virtual tour to explore and critique greenhouse example

Food Forest Basics!

April 13th 2:00pm-4:30pm

RCU Insurance Services

201 Victoria Rd. West, Revelstoke

to grow a lot of food in a small area? Want to create a perennial food oasis on your property? Want a resilient food ecosystem that is regenerative for both people and nature?

This course will explore the principles of designing, building and maintaining a perennial food garden, called a food forest, by emulating patterns in natural forest ecosystems. Upon completing this course, participants will have the basic foundation of knowledge to develop a food forest on virtually any scale. The program includes a course outline, in-depth presentation, and a virtual tour of a food forest.

Pre-Registration Required

To register, please email

$75 per adult (age 16+) per course, or $130 for both

$35 per youth (under age 16) per course, or $60 for both

Earlier Event: April 3
Composting Class By CSRD
Later Event: April 30
Intro to Beekeeping Workshop