In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Other
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Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
All the above. Im particularly interested in permaculture and community gardens.
There's a saying that "Transition is not a spectator sport". It's true! Village Vancouver runs on people power, and engaging in activities and projects together helps us accomplish more. Which groups, networks, neighbourhood villages, or projects do you think you might be interested in getting involved with? And what knowledge, skills, resources or other assets can you bring to the mix? (Don't be bashful!)
Anywhere along the skytrain area. I m interested mostly in permaculture, food systems, beekeeping, clay, natural building, food foraging.
What would you like to see improved in Vancouver or in your community regarding sustainability or resiliency? Do you have an idea for a new Transition project or activity?
Im creating a permaculture garden at 22nd st stn with other members of the community
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I think this is a good site for meeting like minded folks and work together to have a good life
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I wanted to send a huge thank you for making out to the meeting on Wednesday, it was a pleasure to meet you, and I hope we can stay in touch, sounds like you are already doing some amazing transition work.
I know this is last minute, but the local paper is trying to do a story on this group, and wants to do a photo tomorrow (Saturday Dec. 17) at 11:00am.
I was wondering if you may be available, we are going to do it at my house in North Burnaby. Let me know if you can make it and I'll send the address.
will gladly help,just saw the list of bee plants from lifecyclesproject.ca , did you save some lupine seeds,have just bought a new digital camera to record interesting sites and projects, and went to meet purplethistle.ca at their venue 260-975vernon,they have erected some raised beds onthe boulevards nearby,a red bricked wall set,other with 2X10's-do get in touch,firstname.lastname@example.org,
Hi Athenaise, the site for the food forest is at St Mary's Church in Sapperton. It' part of a small community garden that was established on site about 2 years ago. this summer the gardeners held a food forest work shop and did some initial prepwork on site. Over the winter we are looking for people with a keen interest to get involved in creating an initial planting plan and then get to work with planting it up in the early spring. Hope you are interested.
have just begun composting fallen leaves in burnaby at a neighbor s back yard on frederick st near imperial .now that am laid off will soon begin turning over some sod for a new raised bed on capitol hill and would be very glad to give you a hand near the 22n st ,easy bicycle ride would be glad to begin planting some shallots,clover,mints,could transplant some small goji berry plants .am interested in setting up a pollinator pathwasy ,seattle has done so.interest also in bumble bees,they like borage,clover,chives,etc.what projects do you have now