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...
Hi there, we got hens when our guy was little... found amerucanas (the hybrid kind) to be quite gentle. especially compared to rhode island reds. plus they lay blue green eggs.
We picked ours up as chicks last year in surrey at a big garden centre - name is escaping me but it's on the VV resource list. Kept them inside til they were about 6 weeks then transitioned to the coop. You could buy them older though so they can go outside right away. they also had some one year olds.
If you want to cruise by to see our setup this weekend, you'd be welcome - we're up near Selkirk Elem. Try me at 604.329.1879, we're in and out all weekend.
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.
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.
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.