"Hi Mia, we met at a plastics recycling event awhile go and you were asking about sugar water kefir. I've just harvested some off and can share with you - sorry it took so long, I was out of the country for a good while. Are you going to dinner…"
"Grateful to be included! Regret to be missing the gathering, will be studying at Naropa's Authentic Leadership program that week, (exciting)!
Would be happy to host the next gathering at my house in Kits. "
"They are good in risotto and stir fry type of dishes but I found it challenging to store them properly. They were prone to mold. I haven't grown them again because of how much space they take up but they are great (too good) producers!"
VV's been very active around food resiliency over the past 5 years. Focusing on 3 areas: Action (VV neighbourhood food networks), Education, and Planning (the Food component of our Energy Descent Action Plan, in conjunction with the Vancouver Food Policy Council), WE BUILD COMMUNITY, WE GROW FOOD, WE HELP BUILD A MORE RESILIENT FOOD SYSTEM.See More
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...
Conscious Community Center, Urban Agriculture, Relocalizing our Economy, Permaculture, Transit, Energy-Efficient Buildings, Pre and Perinatal Support Building
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?
Food Growing, Conscious Community Centers
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Hi Mia, we met at a plastics recycling event awhile go and you were asking about sugar water kefir. I've just harvested some off and can share with you - sorry it took so long, I was out of the country for a good while. Are you going to dinner on Sunday? I can bring it then....
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.