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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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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 projects@villagevancouver.ca.)

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Village Vancouver Events March 2020

for more info: events@villagevancouver.ca

Sun Mar 5, 6:30-8:30pm Growing Tasty Tomatoes (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Sun Mar 8, 1-3pm Gardening in Difficult Spaces (West End Community Centre)

Sat Mar 14, 10am-12pm Growing Tasty Tomatoes (Sunset Community Centre)

Sun Mar 15, 10am-12pm Intro to Organic Gardening (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sun Mar 15, 1-2:30pm Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)

Wed Mar 19, 6:30-8:30pm Building Healthy Soil (West End Community Centre)

Thu Mar 19, 6:30-8:30pm Veggie Gardening for Beginners (West End Community Centre)

Sat Mar 21, 2-4pm Vegetable Gardening for Beginners (Trout Lake Community Centre)

Sun Mar 22, 11am-1pm Growing Tasty Tomatoes (Douglas Park Community Centre)

Sat Mar 28, 1:30-3:30pm Balcony, Container and Small Space Gardening(False Creek Community Centre)

Sun Mar 29, 1-3pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (West End Community Centre)

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

 

Happy New Year 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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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 (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre)

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House)

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse)

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre)

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