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West End Neighbourhood Food Network

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West End Neighbourhood Food Network

Formed in 2011, West End Neighbourhood Food Network is a diverse network of community members and organizations working together for a just, sustainable, and resilient food system in the West End. Join us at our monthly potlucks, skills building workshops, seed and plant swaps, food scrap drop spots (2012-15), community festivals, and at our other activities and projects.

Website: www.foodwestend.wordpress.com

Contact us: Ross Moster ross.wenfn@gmail.com

WENFN is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks. Village Vancouver helped start and collaborates with WENFN on a number of activities.

In the West End we help provide workshops, gardening advice, West End Urban Garden Club Meetups, giveaways and more!

Members: 15
Latest Activity: Oct 8

Upcoming Events:

Thurs Oct 14 6:30-8:30pm Introduction to Vertical Gardening (West End Community Centre)

Sun Oct 17 1-2:30pm Community Meal, Gardening Workshop, & WE Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Tues Oct 19 6:30-8:30pm Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (West End Community Centre)

Sat Oct 23 11am-1pm Making Beeswax Salves (West End Community Centre)

Sat Oct 30 11am-1pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (West End Community Centre)

Mon Nov 1 6:30-8:30pm Planning Your Spring Garden (West End Community Centre)

Mon Nov 15 6:30-8:30pm Making Incense 101/Flower Essences (West End Community Centre)

Sun Nov 21 1-2:30pm Community Meal, Gardening Workshop, & GE Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Sat Dec 4 11am-1pm Native Edibles Talk (West End Community Centre)

Sun Dec 5 1-2:30pm West End Urban Garden Club Holiday Celebration (West End Community Centre)

Discussion Forum

WE Neighbourhood Food Network June Community Potluck

Started by Ross Moster Jun 11, 2015. 0 Replies

Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 1pm to 2:30pmWest End Community Centre, Barclay Room870 Denman StreetRSVP on event post or to WENFN (ross.wenfn@gmail.com)Share some good food and conversation with…Continue

West End Neighbourhood Food Network March Community Potluck

Started by Ross Moster Mar 14, 2015. 0 Replies

West End Neighbourhood Food Network March Community PotluckSunday, March 15, 2015 from 1pm to 2:30pmWest End Community Centre, Barclay Room870 Denman Street…Continue

Can you volunteer for one or more shifts per month at a West End Food Scraps Drop Spot?

Started by Ross Moster Nov 12, 2014. 0 Replies

Every Tuesday and Saturday volunteers receive food scraps from hundreds of the 45,000 residents in the West End. The take since June 2012 now totals over 50 tonnes of food scraps for composting to be…Continue

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Comment by Peter Kennedy on June 11, 2012 at 8:45pm

WEST END VILLAGE VANCOUVER POTLUCK.
June 19, 2012. 6 pm. Comox & Denman. More info & RSVP:
http://www.villagevancouver.ca/events/west-end-village-vancouver-po...

Comment by Peter Kennedy on June 1, 2012 at 6:17pm

You are invited! West End Village Vancouver Potluck.

Time: June 7, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: West End Community Centre. Room 1.

Imagine a green, clean, sustainable Vancouver. Bring some goodies, plates, utensils, and some ideas for your sustainable neighbourhood. WECC, Room 1.

Comment by Peter Kennedy on May 21, 2012 at 3:20pm

Notes from the May 13 Village Vancouver meeting at WECC:
We discussed …
Local Compost Drop Off at West End Community Centre, starting Sat. June 16.
Main Street Village, June 17.
If you are available for either one for 2-4 hours, please email Ross – villagevancouver dot ca.
Community Gardens—on the lawn, on rooftops.
Expanding the compost program to one composter per block.
Bees.
Desalination project for English Bay.
Community Currency (See VV Events, May 16)
Freestore. Swap shop.
Workshops.
This was more-or-less to meet and greet and brainstorm some ideas. Great ideas. Let’s keep the ball rolling...
Next pot luck meet-up is tentatively planned for Thursday, June 7, 6-8 pm. West End Community Centre.
PK.

Comment by Karen H on October 17, 2011 at 9:24am
Great group of people, yesterday! Really enjoyed this West End Village Vancouver Meet-Up.Thanks, Y'all! :-)
 
 
 

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

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Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).

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West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.

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