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Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

McBridePark Field House Residency Blog/VV Newsletter

McBride Park Field House Residency Blog

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.     

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The Transition Movement

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?

Click on this image to open the book and you'll be able to read several chapters.

Get involved

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 projects@villagevancouver.ca.)

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Village Vancouver - Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks online Winter Workshop Series

Sat Feb 27th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Growing Superfoods

Thu Mar 4th 6:30-8:30 pm Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening

Sun Mar 7th 1-3 pm Intro to Organic Gardening

Wed Mar 10th 5:30-8:30 pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk

Gardening with VV in Grandview Woodland, Kits, Strathcona, West End, and West Pt. Grey 2021 info sessions coming soon.

Additional free/low cost workshops coming in March. Info soon.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be resilient.

We garden together in Grandview Woodland, Kits, Pt. Grey, Strathcona, and the West End. If you're interested in gardening with us: gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

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For more info on VV events: events@villagevancouver.ca

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*Free Seeds for Gardening and DIY Planter Box Giveaways - May 15 and 30 at *West Point Grey and West End Community Centres

May 15, 2021 at 11:30am to May 30, 2021 at 11am
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*Free Seeds for Gardening and DIY Planter Box Giveaways at *West Point Grey and West End Community Centres

May 15, 2021 at 11:30am to May 30, 2021 at 11am
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Manure sale March 27 at Hastings Community Center/A.R.Lord parking lot on Pender street

March 27, 2021 from 9am to 1pm
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Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening resumes in February/March

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, December 17th (if COVID protocols allow)

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Wednesday,J anuary 20, 2021 (if COVID protocols allow)

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre) Currently on hold due to COVID

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