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Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening at Zoom Online Workshop

March 4, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Want to grow food, but don't have much room? In this joint Village Vancouver, Fairview False Creek South, Marpole Oakridge, and Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop, instructor Rhiannon Johnson will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors. We'll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and, of course, what to grow in your space.$10. FREE for seniors 50 and…See More
Mar 1
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Balcony, Container, and Small Space Gardening at Zoom Online Workshop

March 4, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Want to grow food, but don't have much room? In this joint Village Vancouver, Fairview False Creek South, Marpole Oakridge, and Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop, instructor Rhiannon Johnson will cover the techniques and challenges specific to gardening in small spaces, both indoors and outdoors. We'll look at soil, fertilizing organically, watering, types of containers, different sun orientations and, of course, what to grow in your space.$10. FREE for seniors 50 and…See More
Mar 1
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*Growing Superfoods at Zoom Online Workshop

February 27, 2021 from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Enhance your health by adding home-grown superfoods to your plate! In this joint Village Vancouver Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, you'll learn how to grow your own superfoods such as kale, ginger, turmeric, sprouts, and blueberries. Some superfoods are best grown indoors, and others outdoors, which equally flourish in a garden or in containers.$10. FREE for seniors ages 50 and above! Register on Eventbrite:…See More
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*Growing Superfoods at Zoom Online Workshop

February 27, 2021 from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Enhance your health by adding home-grown superfoods to your plate! In this joint Village Vancouver Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks workshop with Rhiannon Johnson, you'll learn how to grow your own superfoods such as kale, ginger, turmeric, sprouts, and blueberries. Some superfoods are best grown indoors, and others outdoors, which equally flourish in a garden or in containers.$10. FREE for seniors ages 50 and above! Register on Eventbrite:…See More
Feb 24
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*Composting at Virtual workshop

December 28, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the ins-and-outs of starting your very own compost pile in your garden.Composting produces a valuable addition to your gardening that is rich in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. For beginners and experienced composters: learn how to start composting, optimize your compost bin, reduce your effort, and produce free compost year-round.Cost: $10. Free for seniors (ages 50 and up). Registration required:…See More
Dec 26, 2020
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*Composting at Virtual workshop

December 28, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn the ins-and-outs of starting your very own compost pile in your garden.Composting produces a valuable addition to your gardening that is rich in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms. For beginners and experienced composters: learn how to start composting, optimize your compost bin, reduce your effort, and produce free compost year-round.Cost: $10. Free for seniors (ages 50 and up). Registration required:…See More
Dec 24, 2020
Village Vancouver commented on Village Vancouver's event *Native Edibles (online workshop)
"Hi Paulette, It wasn't recorded, but we usually offer it a few times a year. Happy Holidays, Ross"
Dec 23, 2020
Paulette Turcotte commented on Village Vancouver's event *Native Edibles (online workshop)
"I missed this event. Was it recorded? Anyway to watch it? Thanks"
Dec 18, 2020
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*Introduction to Indoor Vertical Gardening (Free online workshop) at Virtual workshop

December 13, 2020 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Winter Workshop SeriesIn this Village Vancouver Westside Neighbourhood Food Network workshop with Dr. Yael Stav, we'll review the opportunities for, and benefits of, growing food in vertical gardens in an indoor setting. We'll discuss the different systems and technologies available for gardening vertically indoors, and talk about the principles of setting up a successful garden, including watering, weight, light and plant choice considerations.This workshop is free. Registration required:…See More
Dec 16, 2020
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*Native Edibles at Virtual workshop

December 17, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
It can be easy to forget about the wealth of food that grows all around us.Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks, present a workshop with Lori Snyder, from the Metis Nation, on how to identify and harvest wild, edible, and medicinal plants in an ethical way.Register: …See More
Dec 16, 2020
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*Native Edibles at Virtual workshop

December 17, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
It can be easy to forget about the wealth of food that grows all around us.Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks, present a workshop with Lori Snyder, from the Metis Nation, on how to identify and harvest wild, edible, and medicinal plants in an ethical way.Register: …See More
Dec 16, 2020
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*Native Edibles at Virtual workshop

December 17, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm
It can be easy to forget about the wealth of food that grows all around us.Village Vancouver and Westside, Marpole Oakridge, and Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Networks, present a workshop with Lori Snyder, from the Metis Nation, on how to identify and harvest wild, edible, and medicinal plants in an ethical way.Register: …See More
Dec 13, 2020
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*Planning Your Spring Garden (Free online workshop) at Virtual workshop

December 4, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Winter Workshop SeriesEnjoy the taste of freshly grown veggies from your garden this coming spring!                                                                                                                                    Village Vancouver's Westside Neighbourhood Food Network presents a workshop with Rhiannon Johnson covering the basics of planning, preparing, and then starting a food garden come Spring. You'll learn some simple techniques for starting plants indoors and in the…See More
Dec 3, 2020
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Free wood stakes

Posted on December 2, 2011 at 2:53pm 0 Comments

Vision Vancouver has a bunch of wood stakes (from their campaign signs) at lengths ranging from 12" to 8' that "would be excellent for use in garden projects". The wood is free and on a first come basis.  The wood  can be collected from the parking space in the back of their office at 2512 Yukon Street.
They ask that, when picking up, the two parking spaces to the west of the parking area NOT BE BLOCKED as they belong to the Dollar Store business below their office.

City Council Candidates Meeting at Kits House Saturday morning

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 12:31pm 0 Comments

Village Vancouver, Kits House, and the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce are holding a Candidates Meeting at Kits House on Saturday morning. Eleven candidates, including representatives from several parties, have confirmed.…


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Commenting to the Riot Review

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Here's an opportunity to comment to the official Riot Reviewers.Info on how to comment can be found on the riot review website. The deadline for submissions (to receive consideration by the review team) i…
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Vancouver Folk Fest weekend pass tickets available for $121

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 10:04am 0 Comments

Hi all,

We have a few Folk Fest weekend passes (tickets) available for $121. (Currently $150 elsewhere, and $165 at the gate). Email me at ross@villagevancouver.ca.

Cheers,
Ross

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At 12:25pm on November 21, 2011, Brianne Stremel said…

Thanks Ross for reminding me. I was planning to go but turns out I haven't got the money. Will have to change my RSVP.

 

Cheers,

B

At 6:01pm on September 1, 2011, Heather Talbot said…

That works fine.  See you then.

Heather

At 1:31pm on September 1, 2011, Heather Talbot said…

Yes I'll be around over the weekend.  Sunday or monday would be best.  Let me know where/when would suit you and Ill be there :-)

Thanks

Heather

At 5:11pm on August 24, 2011, Shayne Korithoski said…
Thanks for asking. I'm actually just in the transition of re-locating to Vancouver from Calgary. I've been involved in a new company that is looking at setting up bio-regional based green building systems using organic hemp & flax fibres and making them into bio-composite type materials--we are setting up an office in Vancouver for the fall. I'm really interested in permaculture, local living economy movements, and the outdoors. If you know of any good places I could check out where there are like-minded people, please let me know.
At 9:07pm on January 3, 2011, Tannis Zboroluk said…
Thanks very much for the welcome. I look forward to meeting some people in the community, and am especially hopeful a practicing beekeeper might be interested in a volunteer helper (me) in exchange for the education of the experience. Happy New Year to you all!
At 10:26pm on October 30, 2010, Bernadette Keenan said…
It was great to meet up with you Ross. So good to be able to put a face to the name. I really think it is great what you are doing with Village Vancouver.
At 5:16pm on October 12, 2010, Alexandra Brigham said…
Hi Ross,
I'm not yet back in Vancouver but will be in early November. I live in the Hastings Sunrise neighbourhood. I'm curious to know, why do you ask?

Cheers,
Alexandra
At 8:22pm on August 3, 2010, Bukko Canukko said…
Hey there! Did I put all my food-related prejudice on something VV-related, or has it leaked over from my UrbanSpoon profile? I didn't think I had blathered so much on VV. I haven't heard of Chowhounds before. Personally, I'm pleased with Terra for breads across all categories, and my wife and I have been picky bread-heads in cities all over the world.

As far as the New York Times, ha! We picked up the Sunday edition two times since we got here, but $10+ for a paper doesn't cut it. It's a shame that Canada has a rightwing newspaper monopoly with CanWest, which means I don't read the local paper (on paper, at least) unless I can get it for free. At least in Australia, where every major business area is essentially a duopoly, there were competing newspapers in every capital city run by the mildly leftish Fairfax group vs. the Hunnishly right NewsCorp (Murdoch's mob.) The real news is online anyway.

Anyway, we hope to meet more Main Street area folks at future potlucks and such. We're good cooks and good talkers. (Not as tendentiously leftwing as I might come across here.)

Rick Buck
 
 
 

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Manure sale March 27 at Hastings Community Center/A.R.Lord parking lot on Pender street

March 27, 2021 from 9am to 1pm
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Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

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Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening resumes in February/March

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, December 17th (if COVID protocols allow)

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: Wednesday,J anuary 20, 2021 (if COVID protocols allow)

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre) Currently on hold due to COVID

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