Tofino Events – Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival Nov. 30, 2014

Events Tofino & Ucluelet

Sunday, November 30, 2014 – Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival – 10am to 5pm at the Tofino Botanical Gardens in Tofino, BC

A must-not-miss event happening in Tofino on November 30 is the 2014 Raincoast Re-skilling Festival. This event is designed to inform local residents and help them transform from a “fossil-fuel dependent community to a more localized and self-reliant community”. There are many educational seminars that you’d be glad to attend. Here’s a quick rundown of the schedule:

10am: Wilderness Safety & Survival by Francis Bruhwiler

11am: Sausage-Making by Tina Windsor

12pm: Strategic Fishing by Conor Mackenzie

1pm: Knitting by Ariane Batic

2pm: Building Tiny Homes by Phil Reimers

3pm: Food Gardening: Grow Something, Eat Something by Sarah Platenius

4pm: Building Water Catchment Systems & Raising Small Livestock by George Patterson

For more information, contact the Tofino Botanical Gardens.

Tofino Event Details:

 Event: Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival

Date: Sunday, November 30, 2014. 10am to 5pm.

Location: Tofino Botanical Gardens (1084 Pacific Rim Highway), Tofino, BC

Prices: Free

Contact: Email: or phone: 250-725-2560

Official website:

Featured image credit: from official website

Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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