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January 2019

Jan 16

Folk U: The Blueberry Farm Field Trip

January 16 @ 1:30 pm
451 Manson’s Rd. The blueberry Farm, 451 Manson's Rd.
Free

Learn how to prune blueberry bushes with master blueberry grower Mike Manson from the blueberry farm. 1:30. Wednesday January 16, 451 Manson Road. Meet outside the gate at the corner of Manson and Tealcroft, and you will walk in from there. NO DOGS. This will not be hands-on, but an opportunity to watch and learn as Mike Manson explains his process of pruning and caring for their 500 blueberry bushes. It will be under 1 hour. Don't forget Friday January…

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Jan 18

Poetic Attention: Writing practices for tuning into ‘ordinary’ experience through poetry

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

January 18th: Poetic Attention: Writing practices for tuning into 'ordinary' experience through poetry - with poet and artist Erin Robinsong. Her book Rag Cosmology (BookThug 2017) won the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry. Recent performance work with choreographer Andréa de Keijzer includes Facing away from that which is coming and This ritual is not an accident. Originally from Cortes, Erin lives in Montréal. Erin has a poem that inspired Folk University and is one of my all-time favourite poets. Don't miss this special Folk U! Bring- a…

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Jan 25

The Emergency First Aid Kit with/ conventional and herbal remedies

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

The Emergency First Aid Kit with/ conventional and herbal remedies. What you need and what you need to know to help in an emergency with Tamara McPhail, EMT, farmer, and home herbalist Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the schedule & learn more at FolkU.ca.

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February 2019

Feb 01

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

February 1: "What Supplements Should I Take? A quick introduction to multivitamins and other nutrient supplements with Naturopath and health researcher Maureen William Dr. Williams will give advice about what other supplements almost everyone should consider taking and open a discussion about the supplements you take. Maureen Williams, ND "I earned my naturopathic doctorate from Bastyr University in Seattle in 1995 and have had a private practice ever since! I have also been working as a writer, authoring and editing…

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Feb 08

West Coast Archeology and Artifact Show-n-Tell

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

February 8: West Coast archaeology and artifact Show n Tell (bring your artifacts for i.d.)! with archaeologist Brian Hayden. Learn more about where you live... now and in the past. Bring your artificats and he will help you i.d. them or tell us your local artifact stories.

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Feb 15

How to Heal a broken heart with Andy Vine. 

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

After Valentine's Day, we all may be wondering whether there is life after love loss.... Andy Vine brings his experience healing from his own broken heart after his 40+ marriage dissolved.   Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the schedule & learn more at FolkU.ca.

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Garden Diva 101: Featuring Compost and the making of soil.

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada

February 22: How to be a Garden Diva 101 w/ Linnaea Master Gardener Adam Schick.   A farmer doesn't grow food, she grows soil. The food grows itself.... find out if this is true and if so, how to grow your own, fecund soil with the master Linnaea grower Adam Schick.

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March 2019

March 1: How to start a business you love with Lovena Harvey founder and CEO of Gathering Place.  (March 2): NIEFS Eyes Wide Open workshop on Self Employment (at Linnaea Lakeview Room) starring the amazing Entrepreneur Panel with some of your favourite Cortes small businesses and organizations.

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March 8: Wilderness Survival 101: Make a Fire and Filter Water when you have no gear with outdoor survival lover Billie Taylor

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Mar 15

FolkU Fridays: Reiki 101

March 15 @ 1:00 am - 2:30 am
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
$5

Reiki 101: What is it and how you can make use of its healing powers in your life with Reiki Master Carina Verhoeve At Folk University neighbours share their interests and passions with neighbours. Support the series with a $50 class-pass for the year or $5 donation per class. Folk U is brought to you by Cortes Literacy with the generous support of Linnaea Education Centre, Cortes Senior Society, CKTZ, DeCoda, and Cortesians like you. March 22: Learn about free…

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