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, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
growing more food/urban agriculture, potlucks, creating unity in communities, multi-faith inclusiveness, embracing children and pre-teens in learning virtues and discovering their talents and learning about service.
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!)
potlucks, am a good cook. I know a lot about agriculture and people may enjoy hearing about our 100 mile food production and how it fits into the big picture, I particularly enjoy working with pre-teens and have a few years of experience working with children and pre-teens
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 start neighborhood devotionals in my own apartment, open to people of all faiths and religious backgrounds or none, centered on themes of unity, equality, harmony with each other and with nature, and where everyone can contribute. I would also like to explore doing projects with people who have children or pre-teens-see what is going on and see if I could assist or augment what is already happening, work with the parents.
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Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th
Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID
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West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.