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Bee Bug Friendly – Insect Appreciation Classes at City Farmer


Photo © Maria Keating.

At City Farmer’s Compost Demonstration Garden 2150 Maple Street, Vancouver BC.

2011 Classes
Instructor: Maria Keating, City Farmer’s own Bug Lady

Adults:
Learn how to safely deal with insects in your backyard. This two-hour garden seminar includes; insect identification and lifecycles, attracting native pollinators, predators and butterflies to your garden, hands-on pest control methods and how to make, use and take home handy tools of the insect trade. Turn over a new leaf and see what the macro world is doing in the city and in your own backyard!

Adult Classes: $20 per person
Friday June 17 – 1pm – 3pm or Saturday July 23 – 10am -12pm
(space is limited to 10 people per class – please contact the Compost Hotline (604) 736-2250 for availability)

Kids:
Let’s go on a Bug Safari at the City Farmer Demonstration Garden! Children aged 5-12 (accompanied by a parent only) can come and explore the garden with City Farmer. We will discover the relationships between insects, plants and the food we eat. Learn to identify and attract our urban insects and win buggy prizes!

Kids Bug Shops: $20 per child
Monday June 20 – 1pm – 3pm or Saturday July 23 – 1pm -3pm
(space is limited to 10 kids per class – please contact the Compost Hotline (604) 736-2250 for availability)