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Surrey : An Evening of Permaculture at Surrey

April 21, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
An Evening Of Permaculture with GaiacraftShare in a dynamic evening of permaculture. Together we will explore Permaculture in a creative way with media, design games and interactive discussions. Enjoy a potluck and meet like minded people while becoming more conscious planetary citizens.to register email delvin@cosm.org for more detailsDelvin Solkinson is community gardener and plant poet dedicated to bringing creativity to the permaculture movement by creating free open source learning and…See More
Mar 13
Delvin Solkinson commented on Delvin Solkinson's event *Vancouver : Evening of Permaculture
"We are greatly looking forward to this evening media event in permaculture design please email delvin@cosm.org to register"
Mar 13
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Langara Permaculture Design Course at Langara College

May 27, 2017 from 11am to 5:30pm
Langara College : Permaculture Design Programhttp://langara.ca/continuing-studies/programs-and-courses/programs/permaculture/index.htmlPermaculture looks at how nature is designed, and how we can design our own gardens, homes, businesses and relationships in light of nature’s operating system. It gives you the tools to be healthier and happier, save time, energy and money, get connected to…See More
Feb 1
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Southern British Columbia : Permaculture Design Course at Sunshine Coast

June 11, 2017 at 11am to January 23, 2018 at 5:30pm
Southern British Columbia Urban-Rural  Permaculture Design Certification Coursehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sM64plGgwwGather together a conscious and creative ring of learners to grow with plants and animals, gardens and farms to learn about how nature designs itself and how we can become sustainable designers ourselves. Together we will learn how to map and design our land and our lives, plan for emergency, grow organic food in all…See More
Feb 1
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*Vancouver : Evening of Permaculture at Langara College

March 18, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver present an Evening Of Permaculture with GaiacraftShare in a dynamic evening of permaculture. Together we will explore Permaculture in a creative way with media, design games and interactive discussions. Enjoy a potluck and meet like minded people while becoming more conscious planetary citizens.to register email delvin@cosm.org for more detailsDelvin Solkinson is community gardener and plant poet dedicated to bringing creativity…See More
Jan 16
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Micro-Videos with Rob Hopkins, Sophy Banks and Beyond

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Oct 21, 2016
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Oct 21, 2016
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Free Permaculture Activation Day at Vancouver

October 9, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiFree Permaculture Activation day : November 13 : Heart Gardens, Roberts Creek Free Permaculture Activation day : October 9 : Vancouver…See More
Sep 17, 2016
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Free Permaculture Gardening and Food Forestry day at vancouver

August 19, 2016 from 6pm to 7pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym Chi.Permaculture Gardening and Food Forestry day : August 19 : Vancouverhttp://gaiacraft.com/category/courses/intro-days/Join a group of conscious learners to experience a…See More
Jul 29, 2016
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Free : Permaculture Gardening and Food Forestry at http://gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens-campus/

July 8, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiPermaculture Gardening and Food Forestry : June 19 : Heart Gardens, Roberts Creekhttp://gaiacraft.com/category/courses/intro-days/Join a group of conscious learners to…See More
Jul 3, 2016
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Free : Permaculture Gardening and Food Forestry at http://gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens-campus/

July 8, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiPermaculture Gardening and Food Forestry : June 19 : Heart Gardens, Roberts Creekhttp://gaiacraft.com/category/courses/intro-days/Join a group of conscious learners to…See More
Jun 17, 2016
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Langara College Permaculture Design Certificate Course at Langara College and Vancouver Locations

May 7, 2016 at 11am to April 23, 2017 at 5:30pm
May 7, 2016 to April 23, 2017Langara College : Permaculture Design ProgramPermaculture looks at how nature is designed, and how we can design our own gardens, homes, businesses and relationships in light of nature’s operating system. It gives you the tools to be healthier and happier, save time, energy and money, get connected to your community and live in alignment with your values.Travel to farms, forests and gardens on a creative learning journey. We will learn how to map and design our…See More
Mar 17, 2016
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Free Permaculture Intro Day : April 23 Vancouver at vancouver

April 23, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiSocial Permaculture : March 20 : Roberts Creek Introduction to Permaculture : March 28 : Heart Gardens, Roberts Creek Permaculture Gardening : April 22 : VancouverIntroduction to Permaculture : April 23 : VancouverPermaculture…See More
Mar 17, 2016
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Free Permaculture Intro Day : April 7 Vancouver at vancouver

April 7, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiSocial Permaculture : March 20 : Roberts Creek Introduction to Permaculture : March 28 : Heart Gardens, Roberts Creek Permaculture Gardening : April 22 : VancouverIntroduction to Permaculture : April 23 : VancouverPermaculture…See More
Mar 10, 2016
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Free Permaculture Gardening and Food Forestry Workshop at Vancouver

April 22, 2016 from 11am to 5:30pm
“Lets not embrace sustainability because we fear the future  lets embrace sustainability because we love the things we love about the present"- Larry SantoyoExperience permaculture in a creative new way with our free activation days with Delvin Solkinson and Kym ChiIntro to Permaculture : April 22 : Vancouverhttp://gaiacraft.com/category/courses/intro-days/Join a group of conscious learners to experience a unique and creative…See More
Mar 10, 2016

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
North Vancouver
If you don't live in Vancouver or are in another neighbourhood or community we did not list, please tell us where home is.
also live in Elphinstone a ferry ride north from Vancouver
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...
Permaculture
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!)
I am a permaculture teacher running year long PDC's and 30 month Advanced Diploma courses. I have a PDC, Diploma and Masters Degree through Bill Mollison in Tasmania and have done advanced study with David Holmgren, Geoff Lawton, Robyn Francis, the Bullock Brothers, Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, Robin Clayfield and Rosemary Morrow.
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 low cost permaculture courses and more locally written books on guilds, four season gardening and bioregionally specific transition strategies. Also a great Community Green Map with a comprehensive listing of local organic sustainable products and services available in each month would be epic!
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Micro-Videos with Rob Hopkins, Sophy Banks and Beyond

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Locally produced video clips featuring leaders from Transition and Permaculture

https://vimeo.com/gaiacraft

Heart Gardens Map and Design

Posted on August 21, 2016 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

The map and design for a permaculture design site in Roberts Creek, BC.

http://gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens-campus/

Free Permaculture Principles Design Deck

Posted on July 21, 2016 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Gaiacraft
Permaculture Principles Design Deck


Free Open Source Learning and Teaching Tool
Made in Greater Vancouver

http://gaiacraft.com/permaculture-principles-design-deck/

Free Open Source Permaculture Workbook

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

"Permaculture gives us a toolkit for moving from a culture of fear and scarcity to one of love and abundance" 

- Toby Hemenway

As an offering to the Transition, our visionary permaculture Gaiacraft team has created a Workbook of Permaculture Worksheets. 

Download free printable files 
or purchase hard copy from an on demand printer here :
http://www.gaiacraft.com/gaiacraft-workbook/

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At 11:37am on January 21, 2012, Ross Moster said…

Welcome, Delvin! Robin Wheeler has talked about you a lot. Glad to have you on board.

Cheers,

Ross

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