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Andrew Curran commented on Cabot Lyford's event Grandview Woodland Village pot-luck and meeting
"I won't be able to make it tomorrow night but look forward to catching you all next time!"
May 11, 2011
Andrew Curran commented on Jordan B's event Grandview-Woodland monthly potluck and meeting
"i've got a veggie pot pie in the oven and will also be a little late. but will come with piping hot yumminess in hand!"
Apr 14, 2011
Andrew Curran joined Ross Moster's group
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VV Neighbourhood Food Networks

VV's been very active around food resiliency over the past 6 years through our Neighbourhood Food Networks. Focusing on 4 areas: Action,  Education, Planning (the Community Food Resiliency component of our Energy Descent Action Plan,  in conjunction with the Vancouver Food Policy Council, with support from the Museum of Vancouver), and Collaboration. As a Transition Town Hub and Initiative,  WE CULTIVATE COMMUNITY, WE GROW FOOD, WE HELP BUILD A MORE RESILIENT, JUST, AND SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM.See More
Mar 12, 2011
Andrew Curran is now a member of Village Vancouver
Feb 10, 2011

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Hastings-Sunrise, Grandview-Woodland
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...
Community resilience and capacity building in all of the above areas. I'm a transportation planner by day and so have a particular interest in sustainable transportation.
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!)
Grandview Woodland / Transportation / Food
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?
More human-friendly streets with less space for cars and more space for people on foot and bicycle, for gathering, and for growing food!
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Food

Local, organic, rural, and/or urban, food production is a mainstay of life, and doing it well leads to wellness. From farm to kitchen, discussions relating to food--and the community arising around it--belong here.

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Transportation

If you have to leave your village, how will you get where you want to go? By car? Preferably not, both for your wallet and the earth’s sake. This category is for all discussions relating to how we all get around.

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Housing

A human right? After food, most feel shelter is the most important necessity. A place of shelter is also the start of a community. This category is for all things relating to shelter, housing, affordable housing, homes, renewable heating systems, green buildings, heritage, and our built environment in general.

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