Garden Club Meeting Thursday 18th

The Ladysmith Saltair Garden Club wil meet on Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Time: Doors open 6:30pm. Meeting begins at 7pm.
Where: Lower Meeting Room G18 at the Ladysmith Community Health Centre,
1111 4th Ave, Ladysmith.
Enter through the main doors and use either the stairs or fully accessible elevator.

We are excited to have, as our our Speaker, Bill Jones of Deerholme Farm in the Cowichan Valley. Bill is the husband of our Garden Club member, Lynn Jones. Bill is a French-trained chef, author of 12 cookbooks, winner of 3 world cookbook awards and a busy journalist, food consultant and community builder. The opportunity to dine at Deerholme Farm is a relished experience. Bill’s latest book is the Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook (Touchwood Editions, 2015), following up on the successful Deerholme Foraging Book and the Deerholme Mushroom Book. (Touchwood Editions 2014, 2013). He will be speaking on the topic Wild Edibles

Business items:
• November ‘goodies’ sign up
• Approval for Bursary
• Food Bank monetary donation
• Interest in opening gardens for Rotary Tour, May 2019
• Interest in renting FJCC room for centrepiece/ wreath making just before Dec 6th which is our Christmas Pot Luck/ Party date

Membership fee for the Sept to Aug. 2018-2019 year is $15 . Exact amounts are appreciated. Cash or cheques only please. $5 drop-in fee

********Bring a mug for the refreshment break offering tea and decaf coffee. Thanks to Michele and Carol for providing the goodies.
Any donations for door prizes and nonperishable items for the local Food Bank are most welcome.