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The Feeding Ground Registration

Workshop Registration Thank you for your interest in attending a workshop at Pacific Rim College. Current Pacific Rim College students can register by contacting the Registrar directly. All workshop registrants who are not students of Pacific Rim College need to complete a Workshop Registration Form. You have two options to do this: Complete the online …

The Feeding Ground: Inspirational Conversations with Victoria’s Leading Food Experts

New Condensed Format! Reduced Rate! Course Information This pioneering food event will showcase the successful and on-going journeys of 5 amazing food entrepreneurs. Moderated by Pacific Rim College founder Todd Howard, this daylong event features Stacey Toews of Level Ground Trading, Angela Moran of Mason Street Farm, Heather Benning (formerly Cunliffe) of Be Love and …

Getting used to a Guerilla Garden

Many of the uniquely well-integrated and well-used urban gardens we’ve explored this year sit on public land: Spring Ridge Common, Canada’s oldest public food forest; the Compost Education Centre demonstration site; and the Vic High learning farm, cultivated in partnership with Mason Street Farm, are all located on local School Division property. Sometimes the arrangements …

Water for the Wise

Southern Vancouver Island enjoys a warm summer Mediterranean climate, but the summers have been hotter and drier in recent years. Heat-stressed cedar hedges in the city show dry tips that brown and lengthen as the months draw on; island arborists have noted increased numbers of Douglas firs and Western redcedars dying during dry stretches. Ravenhill …

Lessons in Weird Plants

It’s officially fall, and we’ve hit the ground running in our final semester of the program: projects are coming due, notebook margins fill up, classes are counted in weeks. Outside the classroom, moisture-loving plants we remember from last winter push up from the ground, and landscapes swell a familiar green. Witnessing this cycle feels good, …

Channel Examination and Diagnosis: An exploration of classical acupuncture technique

Course Information Channel examination is a classical diagnostic approach not often taught in modern acupuncture schools in the west. Emphasized in the earliest acupuncture texts (Nei Jing/Nan Jing), examination of the channels is extremely helpful for confirming diagnosis and refining point selection. This two-day class will focus on learning the basics of channel examination with …

Living in a hug

I remember traveling around the green north of the United Kingdom as a teenager, and braving a damp German winter some years later, afflicted with an eternal chill. “Doesn’t anybody heat their houses here?” I groused. But it was always tea and a blanket around the shoulders instead. In our Energy Systems class a couple …

Passive Progress

Doomsayers and optimists alike use history as a muse to weave narratives and chart movement in the arc of civilization. It’s something of a truism that – at least from a Western frame of reference – the Roman Empire has served as an explanatory catch-all for this project, with countless competing attributions for its fall …

The Pulse and Channel Treatment Approach

Course Information This course will introduce a profound method of diagnosis and treatment that allows the practitioner to receive direct and instantaneous feedback from the patient’s body in order to guide the treatment and assess results. Students will learn how to use pulse, channel, and point palpation to enter into a “therapeutic dialogue” with the …

An Introduction to Eating Disorder Prevention and Intervention

Course Information Eating disorders are complex illnesses that most often require long-term, comprehensive treatment with a team of professionals specialising in the field. For individuals showing early signs of disordered eating (i.e., those on the low end of the spectrum), Holistic Nutritionists can play an important role in prevention efforts. Should they choose to advance …