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Events

Community events are the heartbeat of a strong local food culture. In coming together, we can share and celebrate food, learn from each other, and foster more connectedness within our community.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • Thu, Aug 11
    Tofino
    Drop in and join us as we weed, water, prune and plant to take care of the school garden while the kids are away on summer holidays!
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  • Edible Garden Tour UCLUELET
    Sun, Aug 07
    Ucluelet
    One excellent way of learning about growing food is to see the designs of other gardeners. Come explore 6 amazing edible gardens in Ucluelet with us on Sunday August 7, 1-4:30 pm.
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  • Edible Garden Tour TOFINO
    Sun, Jul 31
    Tofino
    Showcasing the incredible potential for local food growing on the west coast and inspiring individuals to start or improve their own backyard gardens.
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  • Community Volunteer Day in the School Garden - June 11, 10-noon
    Sat, Jun 11
    Tofino
    Handy-person's volunteer day! Bring your drill and bring your skills to help TCFI dismantle some old garden beds that can no longer be used.
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  • Plant Propagation Workshop
    Sun, May 22
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    On Sunday May 22 we are pleased to have the knowledgeable and experienced Vancouver Island horticulturalist Connie Kuramoto coming to teach us about propagation from cuttings. What plants work well from cuttings, and how? Come participate and learn this valuable and useful plant skill.
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  • Community Volunteer Day in the School Garden
    Sat, May 07
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    Are you interested in getting your hands dirty while learning about gardening in our community? Join us on Saturday May 7 to help out in the school garden. We will be meeting monthly, and then ramping up to a weekly community gardening day when school is out in the summer.
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  • Gaia Grocery Spring Seedling Sale!
    Sat, Apr 30
    Gaia Grocery
    TCFI staff and board members have been busy growing seedlings to share with our community as a fundraiser for our programs. Basil! Cabbage! Lettuce! Tomatoes! Nasturtium, and more! Come down to Gaia Grocery on April 30 and May 1 for the spring seedling sale!
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  • Seedy Saturday
    Sat, Mar 05
    Wickaninnish Community School & Online
    Join us in preparation for the growing season! Our annual Seedy Saturday event will include a seed swap & sale at the Wickaninnish Community School Garden, a virtual presentation from seed saving expert Bob Wildfong, and a virtual film screening of the award-winning documentary Modified.
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  • Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
    Sat, Feb 12
    Tofino
    In this engaging demonstration, instructor Connie Kuramoto will share her expertise about the tools and techniques required to confidently prune your own fruit trees.
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  • Winter Seed Sowing Workshop
    Sun, Jan 30
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
    This workshop is for anyone who wants to get the most out of the growing season and be ready with hardy, healthy seedlings come Spring!
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  • Winter Wonderland in the Food Forest
    Sun, Dec 05
    Wickaninnish Community School Garden
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