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Harvest Celebration at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

September 16, 2017 from 9:30am to 3pm
Join us in the garden for a family friendly harvest party. Gardening in the morning, community potluck and Canada 150 birthday cake at noon. In the afternoon there will be free seeds, plant swap, seed saving mini-workshop, kefir samplings, harvest straw art/music/stories, Aberthau artists-in-residence LocoMotoArt, permaculture and heritage bean patch garden tours, and more!Kids - take a picture with WeBee! Rain or Shine.Village Vancouver is a member of …See More
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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
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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 here.Recycling categories: 1. Soft plastics, i.e. any plastic bags, wraps or packaging, 2. Hard plastics,…See More
Aug 10
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Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder at West End Community Centre

September 13, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
In this West End Urban Garden Club 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 community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, or swap…See More
Aug 10
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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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Westside Food Fest - Making Beesewax Salves at The Jewish Community Centre

July 24, 2017 from 10am to 11:30am
In this Village Vancouver workshop led by 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 the Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network seed library present - you can get some free…See More
Jul 24
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Westside Food Festival - Making Kombucha at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

July 27, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
In this Village Vancouver workshop with Laura Reid from Counter Cultures we will learn how to make kombucha! All ages and experience levels welcome!Minors must be accompanied by a caregiver.Westside Food Festival July 18-31Over 40 free activities and workshops in a dozen plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: https://tinyurl.com/y8lw2sbp (FB) or…See More
Jul 24
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Westside Food Festival - Making Sauerkraut at Aberthau Mansion, WPG Community Centre

July 26, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn to make traditional, fermented sauerkraut in this Village Vancouver. Fermented vegetables have many health benefits, including live enzymes, readily available vitamins and minerals, and probiotics -and sauerkraut/other fermented vegetables are suitable for all (vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, gluten free). Bring a wide-mouth 500ml mason jar, cutting board, large knife, and large bowl (optional). Participants will go home w/a jar of customized sauerkraut to ferment at home.Adults/families…See More
Jul 23
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Westside Food Festival-C150 Community Potluck at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

July 22, 2017 from 11:30am to 1pm
Join the Westside Food Festival for a community potluck in celebration of Canada's 150th birthday!Featuring C150 birthday cake.Westside Food Festival July 18-31 Over 40 free activities and workshops in a dozen plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: https://tinyurl.com/y8lw2sbp (FB) or…See More
Jul 21
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*Westside Food Festival-Gardening @ Aberthau at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

July 22, 2017 from 9am to 10am
Come join us for a fun morning filled with gardening at the Aberthau Mansion!Everyone is welcome! Minors must be accompanied by a guardian.Westside Food Festival July 18-31Over 40 free activities and workshops in a dozen plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: https://tinyurl.com/y8lw2sbp (FB) or…See More
Jul 18
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Westside Food Festival-Gardening @ Aberthau at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

July 22, 2017 from 9am to 10am
Come join us for a fun morning filled with gardening at the Aberthau Mansion!Everyone is welcome! Minors must be accompanied by a guardian.Westside Food Festival July 18-31Over 40 free activities and workshops in a dozen plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual actvities and workshops on Eventbrite. For more info: https://tinyurl.com/y8lw2sbp (FB) or…See More
Jul 17

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
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)
If you don't live in Vancouver or are in another neighbourhood or community we did not list, please tell us where home is.
Vancouver, Lower mainland, Metropolitan Area
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...
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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Harvest Celebration at Aberthau/West Point Grey Community Centre

September 16, 2017 from 9:30am to 3pm
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Kits September Free Plastic Recycling Depot (@Kits Community Centre) at Kits Community Centre

September 14, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
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