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June 2020

Weed Away Worries

Sunday, June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 - 107 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0T7 Canada
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Weed Away Worries! (At a safe distance from others). Sunday, June 21st OFRE Orchard, 2 pm - 4 pm We are looking for volunteers to help us with weeding in the orchard. Please bring your own tools, hand sanitizer and face mask. Following the best practices suggested by Alberta Health Services, we will gather in the orchard while maintaining a safe physical distance. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED. We will maintain a safe physical distance ( at least 2 meters/6 feet…

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July 2020

ONLINE – Fruit Picker Training 2020

Sunday, July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

This event is ONLINE  due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Learn all the tips and tricks on best methods to pick fruit. Walk through the OFRE procedures on how to pick fruit safely. This is great for new members who have never been on a pick, or someone who wants to meet fellow pickers. In addition, we will review our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. Register on Eventbrite today!

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Weed Away Worries #2!

Sunday, July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 - 107 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0T7 Canada
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Weed Away Worries! (At a safe distance from others). Sunday, July 26th OFRE Orchard, 1 pm - 3 pm We are looking for volunteers to help us with weeding in the orchard. Please bring your own tools, hand sanitizer and face mask. Following the best practices suggested by Alberta Health Services, we will gather in the orchard while maintaining a safe physical distance. FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED. We will maintain a safe physical distance ( at least 2 meters/6 feet…

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August 2020

Alberta Open Farm Days 2020

Saturday, August 15 - Sunday, August 16

See, hear, smell and taste Alberta! From forest grains to berries to wine to fresh honey to jams and pickles, Alberta Open Farm Days will be a unique way to experience real farm life and see where your food comes from. Meet Alberta Farmers! "Alberta Open Farm Days is a collaborative, province-wide, two-day event that gives Albertans an opportunity to experience the farm and understand where their food comes from. It is a backstage pass to meet the farmer, experience Ag-tourism…

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September 2020

CANCELLED – Fruit Growers Festival at L.Y. Cairns 2020

Sunday, September 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

This event is CANCELLED due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Sample the abundance of fruits that can be grown right here in the northern garden. Experts from the Fruit Growers Association will be on hand to answer your questions about fruit growing in Alberta. OFRE will be on site doing a cider press demonstration. Please do not bring your fruit. Who can attend:  Any member of the public, anyone and everyone. What: See what fruit can be grown here Taste fruit Ask questions…

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November 2020

Online Tree Pruning Workshop

Saturday, November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ONLINE
Free

FREE Online Tree Pruning Workshop – Saturday, November 7th @ 10:00 AM We invite you to join us for a FREE live ONLINE Tree Pruning Workshop via Zoom this Saturday. Arborist extraordinaire, Alex McCormick, will host this FREE workshop. Not only, does Alex know the secrets of tree pruning, tree planting and soil. But also, he volunteers countless hours in the maintenance of OFRE's orchard. We feel lucky to have Alex as a member of our board. This online tree pruning workshop…

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