free sustainable workshops

Free Sustainable Workshops

Free Sustainable Workshops are back for 2022! Delta residents can register for free gardening and green living workshops to help create a more sustainable community. Our local instructors will teach you how to grow your own food, care for your garden, and make beeswax hand creams and wrappers! Workshops are held in North Delta and South Delta starting in the spring. Workshops are free, but registration is required.

2022 Workshops are listed below, registration is now OPEN

Register NOW through or by phone at 604-952-3000.

WorkshopDescription Register
Growing and Eating Great Garlic

Growing great garlic is simple. Learn how to prepare the soil, when to plant and what varieties to use. Master tips and tricks to store, cook and enjoy garlic year-round. Learn how to tell the difference between the wide-ranging varieties and how to prepare delicious garlic-infused recipes. Participants develop an understanding of the food cycle and how they can participate in growing local food.

Instructor: Ian Lai

Sunday, September 11

10 – 11:30 am

North Delta Recreation Centre

Barcode #: 6057

My Life With Bees – Harvesting honey, making beeswax hand creams and reusable beeswax wrappers

Recap the honeybee season with an opportunity to see how a beekeeper draws honey, cleans beeswax, and makes mead and hand lotions. Participate in this year’s honey extraction and make products from the hive, such as salves and mead. Participants learn about the life cycle of honeybees and the importance of pollinators, what to plant and how to increase biodiversity. Participants also learn how they can support and create bee habitats and possibly become backyard beekeepers.

Instructor: Ian Lai

Sunday, September 25

10 – 11:30 am

South Delta Recreation Centre  

Barcode #: 6061

Have more questions? Contact the Engineering Department by phone at 604-946-3260 or by email.