General · 26th January 2019
Quadra Garden Club
Quadra Garden Club presents soil & gardening expert Arzeena Hamir MSc on Monday, Feb 11 at 7 pm at QCC.
Arzeena's educational slide show & talk will inspire and motivate you to jump-start your garden. Learn how to: Plan your garden, prep your soil, select seeds, start seeds, plant your garden and grow abundant & healthy plants.
About Arzeena: In 2015, Arzeena became a founding member of Merville Organics Growers Cooperative, a marketing co-operative based in the Comox Valley. Merville Organics operates a 120-share Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and sells through 3 farmers markets.
She continues to share her passion for agriculture with local community groups such as the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers and the Fertile Ground Project. She also teaches soil science at North Island College and is Founder and Chair of the Mid Island Farmer’s Institute.
Most recently, Arzeena won the election to become Area B Regional Director in Comox, BC. She is dedicated to helping young people grow their own local business, among many other local initiatives. Arzeena is also a Director of IAFBC (Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC) an industry-led, not-for-profit organization working to foster growth and innovation across BC’s agri-food industry.