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, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
Everything - I am a very spiritual person, and wish we still walked barefoot upon earthen ground. I am interested possibly having cobb be a focus in our neighbour hood if other are also interested.
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!)
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?
energy - trash recycling for one - hire the unemployed and unhoused people to sort recycling if needed. gives everyone a job and keep V clean and responsible.
also more bio plastic instead of plastic
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Jill! Sorry it too me so long to accept your request. I don't go on this as often as I should because I get the email comments etc. Anyhow. I'm in Vancouver yeah! Loving downtown. :-) we will have to say hi in person soon I can put a face to the name! :-)
last spring when i started to prepare my garden i discovered that a pile of leaves i had raked from my neighborhood was full of lovely worms and so i happily dug them into my garden along with alternating layer of grass clipping and discard green leaves from the grocery grew fantastic pole beans,cherry tomatoes and squash Have bought a box of heavy duty black plastic contractors bags, have two big plastic shovels and a few rakes, if you would like to spend some happy hours raking up leaves with the kids and making a big pile to compost ,would you bring cups and a thermos of hot cocoa,rsvp
Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at email@example.com. Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).
Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th
Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID
Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Special date Thursday, July 29th
West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.