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Transition Cedar Cottage

Meet and Greet Tea! (meet the chickens too!) Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 pm)


Cedar Cottage Village: TCC@villagevancouver.ca.

Location: Kensington/Cedar Cottage, East Side, Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territory
Members: 66
Latest Activity: Feb 18, 2015

Cedar Cottage Seed Savers Collective Group- Please join us! To encourage the success of our collective, we ask that prospective members possess an understanding of organic gardening and seed saving methods.

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Meet and Greet Tea! (meet the chickens too!)

Started by Alyssa K. Last reply by Alyssa K Feb 18, 2015. 2 Replies

Please join us in Cedar Cottage for a casual meet and greet and tea from 1-3PM on Sunday, February 22.We'll meet our neighbours and discuss what we might envision for the Cedar Cottage village.…Continue

Tags: chickens, chicken, coop, tour, funding

Animating Transition Cedar Cottage in 2015

Started by Village Vancouver. Last reply by Alyssa K Dec 30, 2014. 1 Reply

TCC has been pretty quiet recently! But this hasn't always been the case - there used to be all sorts of workshops, potlucks, other gatherings, etc. and it would be great to get stuff going again. If…Continue

Neighbour Savour V - Village Vancouver's 5th annual community potluck for 300

Started by Village Vancouver Sep 21, 2014. 0 Replies

Neighbour Savour V - Village Vancouver's 5th annual community potluck for 300Monday, October 6th 6 to 9 pmHeritage Hall…Continue

This weekend (Oct 8-9): 4 Free and near Free Gardening workshops with Robin Wheeler (In Hastings Sunrise & West End Transition Villages)

Started by Village Vancouver Oct 7, 2011. 0 Replies

This Weekend (Oct 8-9):4 Free and near Free Gardening Workshops  with Gardening for the Faint of Heart and Food Security for the Faint of Heart author Robin WheelerOct 8Concepts in Year Round…Continue

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Comment by Cylia on April 4, 2011 at 9:51am
Looking for a dry and secure space to store a canopy and large folding table (6' x 2'6" with legs that fold under). These items are being held for event use -- our May 1 spring fling and could be used for Village Vancouver or other local community events.  Does anyone have space in their garage or basement? We live in a townhouse. Thanks. Cylia 
Comment by Cylia on March 7, 2011 at 10:13am

One of my community gardens is having the annual Spring Fling event on May 1. Please check out the events page.  I hope to see many of you there.

Comment by Cylia on February 24, 2011 at 9:05pm

Trout Lake/Cedar Cottage Food Security Network (TLCC)

JOB POSTING

Position Title:       TLCC Coordinator 

Reports to:            TLCC Board of Directors

Term of Contract: Starts immediately until end of June 2011 with possibility of extension

Hourly Wage:       $20.00/hr, 10 hrs/wk.  Flexible schedules can be negotiated. 

Deadline:  Applications must be received by 4:30pm, March 8th 2011

 

Description of Position:

The TLCC Coordinator will oversee overall TLCC coordination and support related activities with the following goals:

¡        Primarily responsible for actively pursuing &  securing sustainable and ongoing funding for the TLCC activities

¡        Support and maintain the existing pocket markets at Brant Villa and developing 1 new pocket market. 

¡        Regular distribution of relevant information to Network members.  Coordinate and facilitate monthly TLCC Board meetings

¡        Build community capacity to be involved in food security initiatives and increase awareness of available food security resources and networking opportunities.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Identify funding opportunities, develop grant proposals and create a “sustainability plan”.

Identify and sustain opportunities for capacity building and partnerships between community leaders and agencies which would help support the work of the TLCC over the long term. 

Maintain and develop an email distribution list and blog.  Develop promotional materials for Network activities.

Monitor program finances, maintain accurate financial records, and ensure responsible budget implementation.

Collaborate with other food security networks in Vancouver to share resources and identify opportunities for strengthening working relationships.     

Qualifications:

 Sound understanding of food security principles and the spectrum of food based programs in Vancouver

Confident leadership experience with community development and capacity building approaches to project development.

Experience with community work and committee based processes, particularly related to pocket markets or farmer’s markets

Grant and funding report writing skills

Strong communication and computer skills, organization and time-management

Must have a valid Food Safe certificate or be willing to obtain one.

Experience with volunteer supervision, recruitment and training

 

NOTE:  this position requires use of your own vehicle and may require access to a home based workspace. 

 

Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm, March 8th 2011

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

TLCC Food Security Board of Directors

Attn: Marlene Bell at spiritros@telus.net or Fax: 604-873-4402

 

Comment by Amy Tran on February 14, 2011 at 6:06pm
To help streamline communications, the Cedar Cottage Seed Savers Collective have created their own VV group. Join here!
Comment by Amy Tran on February 9, 2011 at 5:42pm
The Cedar Cottage Seed Savers are having their next meeting on Sunday, March 6th! Please RSVP on the event page: Cedar Cottage Seed Savers Collective Meeting - no problem if you haven't attended previous meetings. We'll get you up to speed.
Comment by Amy Tran on January 20, 2011 at 12:06pm

The Cedar Cottage Seed Savers are having their next meeting on Sunday, February 6th! Here's the event page: Cedar Cottage Seed Savers Collective Meeting

Hope to see you there!

Comment by Amy Tran on January 11, 2011 at 12:55am
Hi everyone! I hope the following isn't regarded as spam of any sort. The link is for a petition organized by Avaaz.org to raise immediate concern and to strongly encourage the US and EU to ban dangerous pesticides that are threatening (and very likely decimating) bee populations: http://www.avaaz.org/en/save_the_bees/
Comment by Village Vancouver on December 28, 2010 at 3:36pm
Comment by Cylia on December 28, 2010 at 3:29pm
I just posted info on a seed saving collective meeting/potluck Saturday, Jan.8 (10-12). Email me by Jan.7 if you're interested in attending this. Thanks. cylia
Comment by Jane Broome on April 6, 2010 at 2:55pm
Sure I am interested in joining! Very cool. Keep me posted.
 

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