Mar 26, 2009

Interesting Skills Building Events

Keep an eye on Valley Events and the Grapevine to know what's going on!
Staying Healthy in Hard Times -Canadian Diabetes Association

Join us for practical, creative tips on how to keep healthy, eat well, manage stress and reduce the risk of diabetes and its complications when economic times are tough. The afternoon will include speakers, a trade show, door prizes, and a healthy snack. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Kentville Fire Hall, Kentville, NS

Topics will include:
Stretching your food dollars - Dietitian Deidre Burns
Community kitchens/community gardens – Debra Reimer
Managing your stress

This is a free event, open to the general public. You do not have to have diabetes to attend.

To register, please contact Judy Swift 902-542-3870 or

New Farmers Gathering - a note from David Greenburg
(from what I've heard this event is not to be missed! It's a rich and fascinating community and skills building experience. Devin)
Its official, we have a date for the second New Farmers Gathering. 2 PM Saturday June 13th till 5 PM Sunday June 14th. All lovers of food, farming and community are invited to celebrate and learn at The Lorax Woodlands and Black River Farm. This is just fifteen minutes from Wolfville on the South Mountain. The cost is just $40 for the whole event including food, workshops, live music and all the fun and love we can pack into 27 hours.

If you want to know more please call 902 691-6303 or email

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