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*Seed Savers Club - FREE! at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

March 16, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Join Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network at our Seed Savers Club. All ages welcome! (Minors must be accompanied by a caregiver.) Find out how our seed libraries work, learn about our saving efforts around the city, and meet fellow gardeners and seed savers. Pick up some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate seeds, and help put together seed packets for the library. We're able to make seed donations to local community gardens -- please enquire!FREE.  Register: #190461 Marpole…See More
Mar 13
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*Grow Your Own Microgreens at Hastings Community Centre

February 9, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
Microgreens are tasty and nutritious greens that can be eaten as a fresh snack or added to salads, smoothies, soups and more. In this Village Vancouver workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, you'll learn how to grow your own trays of microgreens at home year-round. We'll look at the difference between sprouts and microgreens, review the many possible seeds that can be used for starting microgreens, and look into troubleshooting common problems. You'll prepare your own microgreen tray to take home!…See More
Feb 5
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*Making Sauerkraut at Thunderbird Community Centre

January 22, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm
Learn to make traditional, fermented sauerkraut in this Village Vancouver workshop. Fermented vegetables have many health benefits, including live enzymes, readily available vitamins and minerals, and probiotics - and sauerkraut/other fermented vegetables are suitable for all (vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, gluten free). Bring a wide-mouth 500ml mason jar, cutting board, large knife, and large bowl (optional). Participants will go home w/a jar of customized sauerkraut to ferment at home. We'll have…See More
Jan 19
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*Seed Savers Club - FREE! at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

March 16, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Join Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network at our Seed Savers Club. All ages welcome! (Minors must be accompanied by a caregiver.) Find out how our seed libraries work, learn about our saving efforts around the city, and meet fellow gardeners and seed savers. Pick up some free seeds for your garden or swap or donate seeds, and help put together seed packets for the library. We're able to make seed donations to local community gardens -- please enquire!FREE.  Register: #190461 Marpole…See More
Jan 19
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*Introduction to Organic Gardening ($15 workshop) at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre, Club Room

March 2, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm
Now's the perfect time to start your garden! Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network presents a workshop covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden. You'll learn some simple techniques from Rhiannon Johnson for starting plants indoors and in the garden, tailored to your space. Be rewarded with the taste of freshly grown veggies this season, and pick up some free seeds to start or enhance your garden from the community seed library.Cost: $15Registration…See More
Jan 19
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*Let's Make Valentine's Kimchi! $15 Workshop at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre, Club Room

February 13, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8pm
In this Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network workshop, you'll learn how to make kimchi, a traditional fermented Korean side dish, and take home a jar of your own creation for Valentine's Day! We'll have the community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Workshop fee includes all materials and ingredients. Limited space available. Register: #190460 MOCC 604.257.8180 (press 1) or in person, or online at…See More
Jan 19
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*Free Workshop - Planning your Spring Garden! at Garratt Wellness Centre, multipurpose room

December 8, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
Enjoy the taste of freshly grown veggies from your garden this coming spring! Village Vancouver and the Richmond Food Bank present a free workshop with Rhiannon Johnson covering the basics of planning, preparing and starting a food garden come Spring. You'll learn how to plan and prepare your garden space, as well as some simple techniques for starting plants indoors and in the garden, tailored to your space.We'll have a community seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden,…See More
Dec 3, 2018
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*Canning! (FREE workshop) at Garratt Wellness Centre

October 23, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Now's the perfect time to do some canning! This hands on, three hour workshop is suitable for beginners or those needing to refresh their canning skills. Instructor Caitlin Dorward will cover all the basics of boiling water bath canning with an emphasis on Fall flavours. All materials are provided; and participants will take home a jar of your own creation and a handout covering all material presented in the workshop. We'll have the community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for…See More
Oct 19, 2018
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*Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (FREE workshop) at Garratt Wellness Centre

October 20, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Garlic's easy to grow, can thrive in small spaces, and tastes great homegrown! In this free workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, we'll cover different types of garlic, soil, planting, care, and what to expect. You'll learn how to grow garlic in your garden or containers and take home some garlic cloves to plant. We'll have the community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Light refreshments will be provided.RSVP with Stephanie -…See More
Oct 19, 2018
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*Tuesday: Neighbour Savour IX Community Potluck @Heritage Hall at Heritage Hall

October 16, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Our family friendly, zero waste community potluck celebration is less than a week away!Yippee! It's Village Vancouver’s fabulous (if we may say so ourselves!) 9th annual family friendly, zero waste community potluck celebration.With Live Local Music hosted by Chris Ronald (http://www.chrisronald.com/), Children's Activities and Community Tables.Bring…See More
Oct 10, 2018
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*Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (FREE workshop) at Garratt Wellness Centre

October 20, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Garlic's easy to grow, can thrive in small spaces, and tastes great homegrown! In this free workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, we'll cover different types of garlic, soil, planting, care, and what to expect. You'll learn how to grow garlic in your garden or containers and take home some garlic cloves to plant. We'll have the community seed library there - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Light refreshments will be provided.RSVP with Stephanie -…See More
Oct 9, 2018
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*Seed Saving - Free Workshop! at Garratt Wellness Centre, multipurpose room

September 27, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm
RSVP with stephanie@richmondfoodbank.orgSeed Saving (3 pm - 5 pm)In this free workshop, you will learn the basic principles of seed saving and gain the skills necessary to begin saving your own seeds to plant later. We'll have a seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Light refreshments served. This workshop is part of a series made possible by Food Banks Canada's +Fresh Gardens & Growing Fund. If you'd like to opt out of event invitations or…See More
Sep 14, 2018
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*Seed Saving - Free Workshop! at Garratt Wellness Centre, multipurpose room

September 27, 2018 from 3pm to 5pm
RSVP with stephanie@richmondfoodbank.orgSeed Saving (3 pm - 5 pm)In this free workshop, you will learn the basic principles of seed saving and gain the skills necessary to begin saving your own seeds to plant later. We'll have a seed library present - pick up some free seeds for your garden, swap or donate seeds. Light refreshments served. This workshop is part of a series made possible by Food Banks Canada's +Fresh Gardens & Growing Fund. If you'd like to opt out of event invitations or…See More
Sep 10, 2018
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*Free Advanced Permaculture Design Gathering - Rescheduled to October 6th at Vancouver

July 21, 2018 from 11am to 5:30pm
Advanced Permaculture Design DayJune 9 Sunshine Coast July 21 Vancouverhttps://www.permaculturedesign.ca/copy-of-advanced-permaculture-designShare in a unique experience learning about permaculture design with a guild of other permaculture practioners. Open to anyone who considers themselves part of the permaculture movement.• Advanced Permaculture Design Curriculum • Potluck •…See More
Jul 7, 2018

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Arbutus Ridge-Kerrisdale-Shaughnessy, Downtown, Downtown East Side, Dunbar, Fairview, Grandview-Woodland, Hastings-Sunrise, Kensington-Cedar Cottage, Kitsilano, Marpole, Mount Pleasant, Oakridge, Renfrew-Collingwood, Riley Park-South Cambie, Southlands, Strathcona, Sunset, Victoria-Fraserview-Killarney, West End, West Point Grey, Musqueam, UBC-Endowment, Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Anmore, Belcarra, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Ladner, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, New Wesminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Tsawwassen, West Vancouver, White Rock, Other (indicate below)
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Vancouver, Lower mainland, Metropolitan Area
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...
All areas, especially promoting Village Vancouver
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!)
Promoting Village Vancouver
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?
Improving outreach for VV and other community resiliency activities.
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*Reminder: TONIGHT (Wednesday) Kits Village April Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

April 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
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*Organic Gardening Open House at Kits Vancouver Public Library (meeting room)

April 13, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm
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