Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
I see the garden as one of the best ways to cultivate sense of responsibility, community and…Continue
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on October 30, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments
There are beautiful, real and inspiring ways available for us to address the challenges we face. We share with so many others a passion for moral, ethical and spiritually-informed leadership to empower us to save our planet --and all living species -- while also building a just, compassionate and sustainable society. This is not only possible, it’s up to all of us together to grow into what’s required in this time. Let’s connect the Salish Sea bioregion with commitment, purpose and…Continue
Added by Louise Trusler Mangan on October 18, 2017 at 2:36pm — No Comments
We are in the final stretch of the project, immersed in the task of…Continue
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on October 17, 2017 at 2:41am — No Comments
Added by Beth Carruthers on July 25, 2017 at 7:37am — No Comments
If you still have not been able to, but would like to collaborate with our project, you are still on time as there are 11 days remaining. We have achieved so far € 6,980, so we have exceeded the minimum budget…Continue
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on July 10, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative (www.cpcsi.org ) provides research and analysis for critical challenge alerts, and research and support for collaborative problem solving and community education initiatives which seek to maximize citizen participation, and accelerate solution-oriented activity.
Added by Stefan Pasti on June 12, 2017 at 3:31pm — No Comments
Hello Village Vancouver people!…Continue
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on May 26, 2017 at 1:05am — No Comments
Hello beautiful people!…Continue
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on May 18, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments
Added by Manuel Mateo & Estefanía Bravo on May 3, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments
Applications are now available for the 2017 Neighbourhood Small Grants
Bring together a group of neighbours and apply for $50-$500 to work together on small projects that build community and/or sustainability in your neighbourhood!
Submit your applications at www.neighbourhoodsmallgrants.ca
Application deadline is April 4th
Three small grants now open for…Continue
Added by Danielle Gauld on March 2, 2017 at 12:48pm — No Comments
Support our pollinators and songbirds!
Put the rake and pruners down and nobody gets hurt! Your "messy" fall garden is teeming with life.
By Justin Wheeler from Xerces Society (home of bee love) You really need to check the link for the photos :-)
It should be welcome news for weary…Continue
Added by Beth Carruthers on October 22, 2016 at 2:29pm — No Comments
Locally produced video clips featuring leaders from Transition and Permaculture
Added by Delvin Solkinson on October 21, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
by Jessica Walliser: Twenty-some years ago, fresh out of college with a horticulture degree in-hand, I started teaching adult education classes at a local botanic garden. For many years, I taught a class called Preparing Your Garden for the Winter. I would show slides (remember those?) of how well-kept gardens should look in January. In the images, every plant was cut to the nub, except for the ornamental grasses and butterfly bushes, and the whole garden was snug under a thick layer of…Continue
Added by Beth Carruthers on October 16, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
The map and design for a permaculture design site in Roberts Creek, BC.
Added by Delvin Solkinson on August 21, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Permaculture Principles Design Deck
Added by Delvin Solkinson on July 21, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Permaculture gives us a toolkit for moving from a culture of fear and scarcity to one of love and abundance"
- Toby Hemenway
As an offering to the Transition, our visionary permaculture Gaiacraft team has created a Workbook of Permaculture Worksheets.
Download free printable files
or purchase hard copy from an on demand printer here :
Added by Delvin Solkinson on April 21, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments
I have kefir grains to give away. You will need organic milk, plastic strainer and a plastic spoon. Call 604 685 4945
Added by Biljka Knezevic on December 1, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments
Key quote: “We are far from having the kind of widespread public discourse we will need to fully understand the implications of the challenges ahead—and to plan accordingly so our collaborative problem solving and community education efforts do not fall short at this critical time.”
Do we fully understand the implications of the challenges ahead?
The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative provides research and analysis for critical challenge alerts,…
Added by Stefan Pasti on November 10, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments
On October 30, 2015, a joint news conference was held by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer on the subject of the unprecedented impacts of conflicts on civilians.
Below are some of the tweets I’ve made to highlight some of their comments—and links to three sources of those comments.
The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural…Continue
Added by Stefan Pasti on November 4, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
The Community Peacebuilding and Cultural Sustainability (CPCS) Initiative provides research and analysis for critical challenge alerts, and research and support for collaborative problem solving and community education initiatives which seek to maximize citizen participation, and accelerate solution-oriented activity.
The CPCS Initiative has identified ten critical challenges [see “A List of Ten Critical Challenges” (Oct., 2015)] which will require problem solving…Continue
Added by Stefan Pasti on October 23, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments