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*Main St. Village Vancouver Monthly Potluck and Workshop at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

July 7, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
This event has been cancelled!The next event is on September 8Monthly potluck followed by a workshop. Join us for this beginning-of-summer potluck and discuss with your fellow neighbours what you would like to learn and discuss your future workshop topics!See More
Jun 10, 2015
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*Main St. Village Vancouver Monthly Potluck and Workshop at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

July 7, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
This event has been cancelled!The next event is on September 8Monthly potluck followed by a workshop. Join us for this beginning-of-summer potluck and discuss with your fellow neighbours what you would like to learn and discuss your future workshop topics!See More
Jun 1, 2015
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*Main St. Village Vancouver Monthly Potluck and Workshop at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

June 2, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Monthly potluck followed by a workshop. During our walk through the neighbourhood we will identify common, but often forgotten, herbs growing throughout our neighborhood. Learn the medicinal benefits of these often unrecognized herbsSee More
May 26, 2015
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Riley Park Community Garden Design Charette at Hillcrest Community Centre (Vancouver Curling Club Lounge entrance)

May 23, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm
Riley Park/Little Mountain residents will be getting a new Community Garden as part of Phase 1 of the Riley Park (30th/Ontario east of Nat Bailey Stadium /Hillcrest Community Centre / on the old Percy Norman Pool site) redevelopment. This is a "community garden”. Residents are invited to a Charette (Garden Design Session.) The community needs to submit a plan for approval for construction to start. We need details as we approach businesses and other funders to support the garden. We want to…See More
May 22, 2015
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Riley Park Community Garden Design Charette at Hillcrest Community Centre (Vancouver Curling Club Lounge entrance)

May 23, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm
Riley Park/Little Mountain residents will be getting a new Community Garden as part of Phase 1 of the Riley Park (30th/Ontario east of Nat Bailey Stadium /Hillcrest Community Centre / on the old Percy Norman Pool site) redevelopment. This is a "community garden”. Residents are invited to a Charette (Garden Design Session.) The community needs to submit a plan for approval for construction to start. We need details as we approach businesses and other funders to support the garden. We want to…See More
May 20, 2015
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*Main St. Village Vancouver Monthly Potluck and Workshop at Little Mountain Neighbourhood House

May 5, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Monthly potluck followed by a workshop. During our Bike Maintenance workshop you can bring your bike and learn the basics of bike maintenance. We'll have tools and a few knowledgeable people to help get your bike ready for the spring and summer.See More
May 4, 2015
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Apr 10, 2015
Ross Moster left a comment for Ira Heidemann
"Hi Ira, I/we look forward to working with you as well. Cheers, Ross"
Dec 3, 2014
Ross Moster left a comment for Ira Heidemann
"Welcome to Village, Ira! Cheers, Ross"
Dec 3, 2014
Ira Heidemann is now a member of Village Vancouver
Dec 2, 2014

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Riley Park-South Cambie
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...
Growing more urban food/food security, sustainability, cycling safety, climate change reduction, community-building, social justice
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!)
VV potluck/workshop at LMNH, Food network, other community events in Main St. area. Skills/assets: coordination, organization, communication, culturally competent and 5 languages.
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?
Improved cycling safety, increased cycling paths and improved cycling network connections. Positive attitude change amongst drivers towards cyclists. Increased food security and increased urban farming/community gardening projects. Increased social cohesion/resilience.
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At 1:46pm on December 3, 2014, Ross Moster said…

Hi Ira, I/we look forward to working with you as well. Cheers, Ross

At 1:38am on December 3, 2014, Ross Moster said…

Welcome to Village, Ira!

Cheers,
Ross

 
 
 

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