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...
front yard gardening, lane way gardening, small space (apartment balconey) gardening, container gardening.
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!)
Anything to do with urban farming and land cultivation, especially apartment and small space gardening
Bsc environmental science
worked for Recycling Council of BC, headed Langara College Student Council environmental club, aided in restoration of Langara College's "Walden Pond", worked for Stanley Park Ecology Society.
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 want to see A LOT more edible plant gardening - Possible construction and distribution of container gardens by the C of V, or non profit organizations receiving funding for this project.
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I love vegetable cultivation and am positive and optimistic that, with the right knowledge and tools, it can be done anywhere and on any scale.
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.