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Nanaimo Renfrew Village


Nanaimo Renfrew Village

VV group for the area ruffly bound by Nanaimo, Renfrew, 12th Ave & Kingsway.

Location: Nanaimo-Renfrew
Members: 14
Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2011


We're wedged in between Grandview-Woodland and Renfrew Collingwood, and we are seeking our identity in the post-fossil fuel world. Join us and together we can live better with less impact.

Discussion Forum

Solstice Party, 22-Dec

Started by Grant Watson Dec 11, 2011. 0 Replies

We're having a solstice party at the Nanaimo Special--2478 E 23 Ave. 7 pm, Thur Dec 22. Bring a snack to share and/or something to drink as you are moved. Bring the kids for games and crafts. See you…Continue

This weekend (Oct 8-9): 4 Free and near Free Gardening workshops with Robin Wheeler

Started by Village Vancouver Oct 7, 2011. 0 Replies

This Weekend (Oct 8-9):4 Free and near Free Gardening Workshops  with Gardening for the Faint of Heart and Food Security for the Faint of Heart author Robin WheelerOct 8Concepts in Year Round…Continue

Summer Solstice Party, June 25

Started by Grant Watson. Last reply by Al Pasternak Jun 11, 2011. 1 Reply

Crow's Point Community Garden is having a Solstice Celebration on Sat June 25 from noon to 3 pm.Location: Crow's Point, 1 block west of the Nanaimo Skytrain Station on E 24th Ave.Veggie burgers,…Continue

Nice to meet all of you

Started by Paul Stewart Mar 12, 2011. 0 Replies

Hi Nanaimo Renfrew friends, I am not used to this site, so not clear how I should reach out.  I just wanted to say that it is nice having like minds close by.   I am one of those types when life gets…Continue

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Comment by Grant Watson on March 17, 2011 at 8:03pm

Hi all, I'm leading a food gardening workshop at our house on 23rd on Sun, Mar 20 from 2-5. The topic is "Food Crops, Selection and Care". Maybe we could have a potluck afterward and talk about what we want to do as a village.

If you're interested in the workshop, go to for details.


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