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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.)

 

Village Vancouver Events November 25-December 19, 2019

watch for updates

for more info: events@villagevancouver.ca

VV Collaborative Community Garden work parties:

Aberthau Permaculture Garden

VV plots at Cottonwood Community Garden

Green Streets Garden

Kits Village Collaborative Garden

If you're interested in gardening with us: gardening@villagevancouver.ca

Mon Nov 25, 6:30-8:30pm Planning Your Spring Garden (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Tue Nov 26, 6:30-8:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (West End Community Centre)

Thu Nov 28, 7-8:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Fri Nov 29, 2:30-6:30 pm VV booth/seed library @  Extinction Rebellion's Green Friday (Downtown, near Art Gallery and Pacific Centre)

Sun Dec 1, 1-3pm West End Urban Garden Club Holiday Celebration (West End Community Centre)

Tue Dec 3, 1-3pm Make Your Own Kimchi (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Tue Dec 3, 6:30-8:30pm Make Your Own Kimchi (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Wed Dec 11, 6:30-8:30pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Thu Dec 19, 6-7pm Kits Village Recycling Depot (Kitsilano Community Centre)

 Happy Holidays from Village Vancouver!

We garden together in Kits, Pt. Grey, and Strathcona. 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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Latest Activity

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*SUNDAY: West End Urban Garden Club Holiday Celebration! at West End Community Center, Barclay Room

December 1, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm
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Vancouver Ecovillage updated their profile
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*Planning Your Spring Garden at Kits Community Centre

November 25, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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*Planning Your Spring Garden at Hastings Community Centre

November 23, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
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Ongoing Courses/ Regular Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

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

Kits Village Recycling Depot

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club

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