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*Intro to Seed Saving (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at West End Community Centre, Bidwell Room

October 10, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Do you want to start saving your own seeds? In this Village Vancouver and West End Urban Garden Club workshop,  Rhiannon Johnson will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the basic principles behind seed saving and the skills necessary to begin saving seeds. We'll have a WE community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds.Cost: $10. FREE for seniors (50 and over).Registration required: #125999 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person,…See More
Oct 9
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Healthy Soil for a Great Garden! (low cost workshop and soil testing) at Strathcona Community Centre

October 14, 2017 from 9:30am to 11:30am
In this Village Vancouver workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, you'll learn how to build your soil for a healthy vibrant veggie garden! Bring a 1 liter CLEAR container with a lid at least half full of YOUR garden soil for some simple tests to learn how to improve it with natural fertilizers, soil amendments, and gardening techniques. We'll also learn about composting, tailored to your space, and how it can supplement your garden's health. We'll have the community seed library present - you can get…See More
Oct 8
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*Introduction to Canning at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

October 12, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Now's the perfect time to do some canning! This three hour hands on Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver workshop is suitable for beginners or those needing to refresh their canning skills. Instructor Caitlin Dorward will cover all the basics of boiling water bath canning with an emphasis on Fall flavours. All materials are provided; and participants will take home a jar of your own creation and a handout covering all material presented in the workshop. We'll have…See More
Oct 6
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Intro to Seed Saving (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at West End Community Centre, Bidwell Room

October 10, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Do you want to start saving your own seeds? In this Village Vancouver and West End Urban Garden Club workshop,  Rhiannon Johnson will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the basic principles behind seed saving and the skills necessary to begin saving seeds. We'll have a WE community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds.Cost: $10. FREE for seniors (50 and over).Registration required: #125999 through WECC 604.257.8333 or in person,…See More
Oct 5
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*Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (low cost workshop, FREE for seniors) at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

October 4, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
In this Village Vancouver workshop with Lori Snyder, you'll make an apple cider vinegar and find out why this daily mineral tincture is so important for your hormonal health. We'll also have the Aberthau Garden Project Community Seed Library present where you can take, swap or donate seeds.$0-10 suggested donation. Free for Seniors (50 and over). Register here (…See More
Sep 28
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Learn to Make Kimchi at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

September 23, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm
Learn to make kimchi, a traditional fermented Korean side dish in this Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network workshop facilitated by Alyssa Kohlman from Fermentoring. Kimchi is probiotic, raw, and Paleo-friendly. You'll be fully active in creating the fermentation (wear clothes you don't mind preparing food in), and take home a jar customized to your level of spice-tolerance. (Vegan option available.) Bring any of the following that you're able to: cutting board, large knife, kitchen…See More
Sep 20
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*Milk and Water Kefir (low cost workshop; FREE for seniors) at Strathcona Park Field House

September 22, 2017 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm
In this Village Vancouver ElderGreens workshop with Alyssa Kohlman, you'll learn how to culture your own fermented tonic milk kefir (a sour yogurt-like beverage), followed by water kefir (a home-made fruit "soda pop"). You'll get to sample finished product, and receive printed instructions for both milk and water kefir on how to make them at home.We'll have the fieldhouse community seed library present - you can get some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate some seeds.Registration…See More
Sep 18
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Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder at Strathcona Community Centre

September 16, 2017 from 10am to 11:30am
CORRECT TIME: 1-2:30 pm (not 10-11:30 am). Registration closes today (Friday) at noon.In this Village Vancouver workshop with Lori Snyder, you'll discover how to make beeswax salves with infused plant oils. It's quick and easy, and beeswax salves have many different applications, including lip balms, natural skin care, hand salves and salves for wounds and sprains. Gardeners - you can make salves from your garden from a variety of plant infused olive oils blended into beeswax. We'll have a…See More
Sep 12
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*Kits September Free Plastic Recycling Depot (@Kits Community Centre) at Kits Community Centre

September 14, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Drop off your clean plastics at our monthly recycling depot. Pre-sort your plastics and arrive no later than 6:45. (Please note that we can't accept anything before 6 pm.)Kits Community Centre, 2690 Larch Ave. The depot will be held in the patio outside of the south entrance to the community centre, immediately north of 12th and Larch.Cost: Free.RSVP: kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca or…See More
Sep 12
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Farmers on 57th Farm Tour & Cover Crops Workshop at Farmers on 57th

August 13, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society for a tour of Farmers on 57th and get the lowdown on using cover crops in your farming or gardening practice. We’ll explore the Farmers on 57th market garden, learn about the farm’s unique role as a therapeutic and educational community space, and discuss how cover crops can improve soil fertility, reduce soil erosion, manage weeds, and more! Bring…See More
Sep 12
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Kits September Free Plastic Recycling Depot (@Kits Community Centre) at Kits Community Centre

September 14, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
Drop off your clean plastics at our monthly recycling depot. Pre-sort your plastics and arrive no later than 6:45. (Please note that we can't accept anything before 6 pm.)Kits Community Centre, 2690 Larch Ave. The depot will be held in the patio outside of the south entrance to the community centre, immediately north of 12th and Larch.Cost: Free.RSVP: kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca or…See More
Aug 20
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West End Community Potluck (Seed Saving) & WE Urban Garden Club (Concepts and Year-round Gardening) at West End Community Centre

August 15, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Join WE Neighbourhood Food Network and Village Vancouver at our monthly family friendly gathering. Bring something yummy and share some good food and conversation with neighbours. We'll have a seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, or swap or donate seeds or plants.This month's mini-workshop is Seed Saving.The Food Network's WE Urban Garden Club meets from 7:30-8:30 after the potluck/workshop. Join us in exploring possibilities for creating a new community garden and…See More
Aug 14
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Permaculture Vancouver! Monthly Potluck and Workshop at Strathcona Park Field House

August 16, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Come meet with fellow Permaculture enthusiasts to share your skills, knowledge, and questions. This is a great opportunity to get involved with or start projects around the city! If you have extra harvest produce/seeds/plants to share or sell, please bring them. Let us know if you would like a table! Information and volunteer opportunities to help design and implement permaculture methods.Volunteer opportunities to put our skills into action with local farming alliances.Permaculture is about…See More
Aug 8
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Arbutus Ridge-Kerrisdale-Shaughnessy, Downtown, Downtown East Side, Dunbar, Fairview, Grandview-Woodland, Hastings-Sunrise, Kensington-Cedar Cottage, Kitsilano, Marpole, Mount Pleasant, Oakridge, Renfrew-Collingwood, Riley Park-South Cambie, Southlands, Strathcona, Sunset, Victoria-Fraserview-Killarney, West End, West Point Grey, Musqueam, UBC-Endowment, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Anmore, Belcarra, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Ladner, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, New Wesminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Tsawwassen, West Vancouver, White Rock, Other (indicate below)
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All areas, especially promoting Village Vancouver
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!)
Promoting Village Vancouver
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?
Improving outreach for VV and other community resiliency activities.
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