Author Archives: Ed Sanderson

Permaculture Potluck in the Garden

Permaculture Potluck in the Garden! Sunday, August 16 at 4:00 pm Join us at Sycamore Commons (Sycamore Street in Townsite at the Anglican church) this Sunday for a networking potluck. Find out what has been happening at Sycamore Commons and … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Celebration

Join us to celebrate Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 20 at Sycamore Commons, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Come at 4:00 pm to walk the labyrinth or for a cool drink in the garden. A Solstice Ritual celebrating our local … Continue reading

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Urban Farming Practicum

From The Ground Up: An Urban Farming Practicum Are you ready to step up from hobby gardening to serious urban food production? Want to know how to turn your yard into your own urban micro-farm? Whether your interest is growing … Continue reading

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Hugelkultur Happens

What is Hugelkultur? Ancient gardening culture making a big comeback in Powell River these days. Yesterday, Ron led a hugelkultur workshop at Sycamore Commons, so expect to see even more of these beds popping up in your neighbourhood. Hugelkultur is … Continue reading

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Upcoming Activities at Sycamore Commons

The Urban Homesteading Bootcamp is happening at Sycamore Commons on Saturday/Sunday March 28/29. As usual, there are a range of great workshops happening from backyard bunnies, bees and birds to bokashi and building no-till garden beds and lots more! See: https://www.facebook.com/uhspr … Continue reading

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Sycamore Commons 2014 Highlights

2014 was a very busy year for Sycamore Commons! Thanks to all of the volunteers, partners, community members and drop-ins who engaged with the project this year. You may enjoy having a look at this document that provides highlights and … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Celebrate the opening of Powell River’s only public labyrinth on Winter Solstice afternoon! Join us at Sycamore Commons at the Townsite Anglican Church (6310 Sycamore Street) at 4:00 pm on Sunday, December 21 to walk the labyrinth and enjoy some … Continue reading

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Final Plaster On Cob Bus Stop

That’s right folks! This is where things get really fun and creative … . This coming Wednesday, September 24 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm we’ll be undertaking the final plaster coat on the Sycamore Commons cob bus shelter at … Continue reading

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Bus Stop Shelter

Lots of fun was had last week, playing cob-ball and plastering the bus stop.And we aren’t done, yet. There will be another cob plastering party this coming Tuesday, September 16, 11:00 – 2:00 pm at Sycamore Commons (Townsite Anglican Church). … Continue reading

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For A Good Time On A Saturday Afternoon…

… Come on down to Sycamore Commons and join our monthly work bee!  Yes cooperators, it’s that time of the month again when lots of fun, interesting and community-minded people come out to our community permaculture project at the Townsite … Continue reading

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