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September Events! Événements en Septembre!

TODAY!  Sept. 6th — Film Screening AUJOURD’HUI! 6 Septembre — Projection de Film We are screening the film “King Corn” — “a humorous and touching documentary about two best friends who decide to move to Iowa to grow an acre … Continue reading

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More Recipes from the Transformer Kitchen

By request, here are a few of the recipes we made at this week’s Food Transformers workshop! This week, we focused on making produce-based quick breads and desserts.   Banana Muffins Based on this recipe. 3-4 bananas 1/3 cup unsalted … Continue reading

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Recipes from the Transformer Kitchen

The Food Transformers have been hard at work preserving fresh produce and reducing the waste from the public markets. We’ve even brought some of our finished products back to the market for sale by donation, proceeds going to support our … Continue reading

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Kids in the Garden

Every Thursday morning, Riverview’s Roots gets a visit from the happy day-campers over at Pro-Actif Sante, who come do activities and interact with the garden. We always start off our morning by taking some weather observations using our rain gauge … Continue reading

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Join the Food Transformers!

Hey! Have you heard about our most recent initiative? We’re recruiting participants for a series of kitchen workshops on canning, pickling, and other kinds of food transformation. Terater is our partner organization that runs the public markets in Verdun and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Riverview’s Roots

Riverview’s Roots Collective Garden is a 4 year-old project of the Riverview Community Learning Center (CLC), and is located at Riverview Elementary in Verdun.  We have a growing garden, including 4 raised beds in the school yard and an in-ground … Continue reading

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Volunteer Gardening Shifts!

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