Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
The Village Vancouver residency at McBride Fieldhouse is generously supported by the Vancouver Park Board's Fieldhouse Activation Program which provides project space and access to parks to foster community-engaged activity that focuses on arts, culture, sports, environment, local food and social encounters.
Village Vancouver is part of a global movement and integrated network in 45 countries of:
Want a quick peak into a bible of Transition, The Transition Companion?
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Have a desire to advance ecological sustainability, community resiliency, regeneration & self-reliance, and social well-being in Vancouver? To connect with others in your community to create positive local responses to things like climate disruption, depletion of natural assets and economic instability and inequity? Grow more food? Learn how to fix your bike or prepare for an emergency? Get your Permaculture Design Certificate? Share a meal or swap stuff with your neighbours? Save heritage seeds? Engage in placemaking in your neighbourhood ? Participate in a more localized economy and consume less? Bioremediate your community?
Check out our Villages, Groups, Networks, and Projects -- including Neighbourhood Food Networks -- VV's centres of creativity where constructive dialogue leads to connection, collaboration, and inspired action in fun and satisfying ways!
We run on people power - join our website and/or the Village Vancouver Transition Society and get involved. Don't wait for an invitation; find folks on your own and "grab the reins." (We can help! - contact firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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Village Vancouver is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks
Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network outdoor workshops
@West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau)
Friday Dec 4 6:30-8:30 pm Planning Your Spring Garden
Sunday Dec 13 1-2:30 pm Introduction to Indoor Vertical Gardening
4th Annual Westside Food Festival
July 14 - August 8
This year's Westside Food Festival is online! Go to wff4.eventbrite.ca for our full workshop descriptions and to purchase tickets. (Free for seniors 50 and over.)
Check out our full workshop lineup:
Tuesday, July 14 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Veggie Gardening 101 (Instructor: Mik Turje)
Thursday, July 16 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Native Edibles (Instructor: Lori Snyder)
Saturday, July 18 (10 AM - noon): Introduction to Vertical Gardening (Instructor: Dr. Yael Stav)
Tuesday, July 21 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Crop Planning (Instructor: Mik Turje)
Thursday, July 23 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Making Beeswax Salves (Instructor: Lori Snyder)
Saturday, July 25 (10 - 11 AM): Grow Your Own Microgreens (part 1) (Instructor: Dr. Yael Stav)
Tuesday, July 28 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Container Gardening (Instructor: Mik Turje)
Thursday, July 30 (6:30 - 8 PM): Introduction to Fermenting (Instructor: Evelyn Lee)
Saturday, August 1 (10 - 11 AM): Grow Your Own Microgreens (part 2) (Instructor: Dr. Yael Stav)
Tuesday, August 4 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Garden Problem Solving (Instructor: Mik Turje)
Thursday, August 6 (6:30 - 8:30 PM): Making Incense 101/Flower Essences (Instructor: Lori Snyder)
Saturday, August 8 (10 AM - noon): Creating an Herb Spiral Garden (Instructor: Dr. Yael Stav)
Tickets: $0-8/workshop. Bundles $21-66.
Village Vancouver Events
for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online workshops. 4th Annual Westside Food Festival. (Details above.)
Seed library-by-mail - free seeds for gardening currently available. email@example.com
VV Collaborative Community Garden work parties:
Aberthau Permaculture Garden
VV plots at Cottonwood Community Garden
Green Streets Garden
Kits Village Collaborative Garden
VV-WENFN plots at Robson Community Garden
Vertical Garden at McBride Park Field House
If you're interested in gardening with us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be resilient.
We garden together in Kits, Pt. Grey, Strathcona, and the West End. If you're interested in gardening with us: email@example.com.
For more info on VV events: firstname.lastname@example.org