"Nice! I've been working on developing some seedballs this year. I've tried to do some guerrilla gardening around the city, first time it got mowed, second time I couldn't keep up with it cuz my mom got sick, this year I just kept it…"
In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
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, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
Creating sustainable ways of living, reducing our dependence on large corporations and encouraging people to start feeding themselves.
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'm ok with my hands, I love to get dirty and have no problem with hard work.
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?
I would like to organize a guerrilla gardening group, and I'd like to see more local produce for sale.
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