Spring Gillard

Exchanging Pleasantries

I’m a pretty big fan of bike art, so I was delighted to see these creative trellises at the Mt Pleasant Park Community Garden last night. I was there doing a compost workshop for their garden members. They just installed a lovely wood and wire three-binner and wanted to start their compost system on […]

Compost, Ever So Green

Two summer composting workshops coming up. The first one is this Sunday at Evergreen’s community garden on the City Hall lawn. The garden is extending the invitation to the community, so feel free to register even if you’re not a member. The second workshop will be held at the Kitsilano Community Garden. They […]

Compost Clinic at Art Knapp Urban Garden

Saturday, July 18th, 1pm to 4pm 1401 Hornby, next to Kettle of Fish

Want to learn how to compost or get some tips on how to manage your bin better? Join me at the Urban Garden this Saturday and get all your burning compost questions answered. I will also have signed copies of my book […]

Backyard Composting Workshop

Village Vancouver and the Westside Food Security Collaborative are pleased to offer a new neighbourhood based food networking workshop in Kitsilano. (This was mostly written by Ross at Village Van, but you need more than a B.A. to figure out how to override my byline!)

Backyard Composting with Spring Gillard Wednesday, July 15th, 6:30 – […]

Spring Visits Homeland

Book Signing at Art Knapp’s Penticton, BC Saturday, July 4th, 11am to 2pm

I am going home for a few days. Home meaning where I was born and my parents still live. Penticton, BC in the fertile Okanagan Valley where they still grow a lot of fruit, probably more grapes than anything now. Since the […]