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McBride Park Field House Residency Blog
The Village Vancouver residency at McBride Fieldhouse is generously supported by the Vancouver Park Board's Fieldhouse Activation Program which provides project space and access to parks to foster community-engaged activity that focuses on arts, culture, sports, environment, local food and social encounters.
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Have a desire to advance ecological sustainability, community resiliency, regeneration & self-reliance, and social well-being in Vancouver? To connect with others in your community to create positive local responses to things like climate disruption, depletion of natural assets and economic instability and inequity? Grow more food? Learn how to fix your bike or prepare for an emergency? Get your Permaculture Design Certificate? Share a meal or swap stuff with your neighbours? Save heritage seeds? Engage in placemaking in your neighbourhood ? Participate in a more localized economy and consume less? Bioremediate your community?
Check out our Villages, Groups, Networks, and Projects -- including Neighbourhood Food Networks -- VV's centres of creativity where constructive dialogue leads to connection, collaboration, and inspired action in fun and satisfying ways!
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Upcoming Village Vancouver Activities
March 12, Sunday: Healthy Soil for a Great Garden
12:00 - 2:00 PM at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau)
March 14, Tuesday: Planning and Planting Your Spring Garden
6:30 - 8:30 PM at Kitsilano Community Centre
March 15, Wednesday: Permaculture Vancouver Meet-Up
6:30 - 8:30 PM at McBride Park Fieldhouse
March 16, Thursday: Kit Village Plastic Recycling Depot
6:00 - 7:00 PM at Kitsilano Community Centre
(South Patio: North-East Corner of 12th Ave and Larch St)
March 18, Saturday: Growing Tasty Tomatoes!
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM at Kitsilano Community Centre
March 18, Saturday: DIY Planter Box Giveaway
1:45 - 2:45 PM at Kitsilano Community Centre
March 19, Sunday: DIY Planter Box Giveaway
12:00 - 1:00 PM at West End Community Centre
March 19, Sunday: West End Urban Garden Club
1:00 - 2:30 PM at West End Community Centre
March 19, Sunday: Balcony, Container and Small Space Gardening
2:00 - 4:00 PM at Coal Harbour Community Centre
March 21, Tuesday: DIY Yoghurt and Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)
6:30 - 8:30 PM at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau)
March 25, Saturday: DIY Planter Box Giveaway
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau)
March 26, Sunday: DIY Planter Box Giveaway
1:00 - 2:00 PM at Kensington Community Centre
March 26, Sunday: Growing Japanese Spring Vegetables
1:00 - 3:00 PM at West End Community Centre
March 30, Thursday: DIY Yoghurt and Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)
6:30 - 8:30 PM at West End Community Centre
April 4th, Tuesday: Introduction to Organic Gardening
6:30 - 8:30PM at West End Community Center
April 5th, Wednesday: Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening
6:30 - 8:30PM at False Creek Community Center
Want to join our community gardens?
Aberthau Community Garden
Every Saturday 10:00AM - 12:30PM
Kitsilano Community Garden
Every Saturday 1:45PM - 3:45PM
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We garden together in Grandview Woodland, Kits, Pt. Grey, Strathcona, and the West End. If you're interested in joining us: email@example.com
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