Food Program Updates

Nettle paneer with peas, from Cate Sandilands

This recipe is adapted from Madhur Jaffrey’s classic saag paneer recipe in World Vegetarian (2002). I added the non-traditional peas for colour and texture; I also adjusted the spices to suit nettles.


For the paneer...

We'll be playing two food documentaries with a intermission for snacks (or supper) in between. Come watch some enlightening films about food and join in the conversation.

Projects & Tags food, The Hall, Food Program

We have begun the Spring Program in the community greenhouse. We meet weekly, Tuesdays at 11 am, and Thursdays at 5 pm. We will start each session with a brief Seed Swap and then start our potting mixes. The group will still need to decide what they would like to grow for their own gardens and...

5:30pm, Sunday April 17, South Galiano Community Hall

Come together to celebrate the return of Spring as we gather as a community for the 9th annual Nettlefest Potluck. It’s all about gathering with friends and neighbours, sharing some wonderful food, and enjoying the entertainment of...

Projects & Tags Nettlefest, The Hall, Food Program

Sunday, April 17, South Galiano Community Hall

Chefs, cooks and foragers: It’s time to put your “pedal to the nettle” in this year’s competition. Come “test your nettle” by entering your best nettle dish against fierce island competition. And the sting: all dishes must be in by 5:30pm....

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12:00pm, Saturday April 16, South Galiano Community Hall to carpool

Free, open to everyone, kids welcome. Please bring baskets, clippers/scissors and GLOVES.

Projects & Tags Nettlefest, Food Program