Seed Generation


SEED GENERATION

Want to learn about Indigenous land stewardship? Looking for new skills for your resume? Through this program, you’ll connect with Indigenous knowledge keepers and Elders and learn about traditional foods and medicines, land stewardship, decolonization, and Indigenous cultures and histories. You’ll also help to restore wildlife habitat along Still Creek – one of the only streams left in Vancouver – while learning about the Indigenous history of this waterway and helping wildlife thrive in our city. This program includes two camping trips: An one-night urban camping trip at UBC Farm and a two-night wilderness camping trip outside of Vancouver. This program is run in partnership with Red Fox Health Living Society.

 

This program is open to Indigenous & non-Indigenous youth age 15-19.
Lunch is provided & bus tickets are available upon request. 

 

2021 PROGRAM DATES

  • Feb 13 – May 1 I  Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
  • Saturdays, May 29 – July 3 AND Thursdays, July 8 – Aug 14  |  Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Saturdays, Sep 11 – Dec 11   I 11:00 – 3:00 (no program Oct 9)

NOTE: The Seed Generation program also includes recreational outings on Wednesday evenings that run from 5pm – 8pm

LOCATION 
Strathcona Community Gardens (759 Malkin Ave.)

 

HOW TO REGISTER
To register for this program, click HERE!

 

MORE INFORMATION
Questions? Our Program Manager would be happy to hear from you:
Marika van Reeuwyk, marika@eya.ca or 604-689-4446

 

COVID-19 UPDATE (please find our full policy here): EYA is planning for in-person programs with some changes to keep you and your family safe. We’re carefully monitoring updates from health authorities – if it isn’t possible to run in-person programs, we will run virtual programs instead. All program activities will adhere to guidelines and regulations of the BC Health Authority. 

  • Categories: Gardening, Indigenous Knowledge, Native Plants, Rewilding, Wildlife

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