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*VV Events October 14-31 at Multiple

October 14, 2021 to October 31, 2021
Kits Recycling DepotThurs Oct 14 6-7pmIntroduction to Vertical GardeningThurs Oct 14 6:30-8:30pmWinter prepping at VV gardensOct  16-31 various days/timesGrandview Woodland, Kits, Strathcona, West End, W. Pt. GreyInfo: gardening@villagevancouver.ca…See More
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*VV Events October 14-31 at Multiple

October 14, 2021 to October 31, 2021
Kits Recycling DepotThurs Oct 14 6-7pmIntroduction to Vertical GardeningThurs Oct 14 6:30-8:30pmWinter prepping at VV gardensOct  16-31 various days/timesGrandview Woodland, Kits, Strathcona, West End, W. Pt. GreyInfo: gardening@villagevancouver.ca…See More
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Fairview False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Network

NFN sponsored by Village Vancouver.Fairview-False Creek South Neighbourhood Food Network is a collaborative organization working with VV. It is with their help that we have our workshops, Westside Food Festival and Neighbourhood Food Networks, FFCSNFN also provides the community with other projects like DIY Planter Box Kits and Native Bee Houses.Join us at our next event!Sat Oct 16 1-3pm …See More
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West End Neighbourhood Food Network

Formed in 2011, West End Neighbourhood Food Network is a diverse network of community members and organizations working together for a just, sustainable, and resilient food system in the West End. Join us at our monthly potlucks, skills building workshops, seed and plant swaps, food scrap drop spots (2012-15), community festivals, and at our other activities and projects.Website: www.foodwestend.wordpress.comContact…See More
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Westside Neighbourhood Food Network

WNFN is both a new and an old network. We're new in the sense that it's the 1st time Village is using the name Westside Neighbourhood Food Network to describe our food related activities on the Westside, but old in the sense that we've been doing these activities for 13+ years.We help build community, and work towards creating a just, sustainable, inclusive, and RESILIENT food system on the Westside, in Vancouver, and in our bioregion, and are very active, engaging in over 150 activities a…See More
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Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network

Started Spring 2013, Marpole Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network works for a just, sustainable, and resilient food system in the Marpole and Oakridge neighbourhoods.Sponsored by Village Vancouver.For more information, please contact Ross at Ross.MONFN@villagevancouver.caMarpole Oakridge NFN is a member of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks.See More
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*Grow Your Own Microgreens at W. Pt. Grey Community Centre - Aberthau Community Garden

October 2, 2021 from 1pm to 3pm
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 Westside Neighbourhood Food Network 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…See More
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*Kits Village September Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

September 16, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
Drop off your clean plastics at our free monthly recycling depot.Pre-registration required. RSVP to kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca.Updated recycling categories:1. Soft Plastics (i.e. any plastic bags, wraps, or packaging)2. Hard Plastics (i.e.any hard plastics #1 thru #7, but w/metal parts etc. removed)3. Styrofoam (white)4. Styrofoam (other colours)5. Foam Blocks (non-styrofoam) (new category)6. Packing Foam Chips and Peanuts (new category)7. Mixed Paper (new category)8. Foil (also known as…See More
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*Kits Village September Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

September 16, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
Drop off your clean plastics at our free monthly recycling depot.Pre-registration required. RSVP to kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca.Updated recycling categories:1. Soft Plastics (i.e. any plastic bags, wraps, or packaging)2. Hard Plastics (i.e.any hard plastics #1 thru #7, but w/metal parts etc. removed)3. Styrofoam (white)4. Styrofoam (other colours)5. Foam Blocks (non-styrofoam) (new category)6. Packing Foam Chips and Peanuts (new category)7. Mixed Paper (new category)8. Foil (also known as…See More
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*Reminder: Kits Village August Recycling Depot this evening at Kits Community Centre, 2690 Larch

August 19, 2021 from 6pm to 7pm
Drop off your clean plastics at our free monthly recycling depot.Pre-registration required. RSVP to kitsrecycling@villagevancouver.ca.Updated recycling categories:1. Soft Plastics (i.e. any plastic bags, wraps, or packaging)2. Hard Plastics (i.e.any hard plastics #1 thru #7, but w/metal parts etc. removed)3. Styrofoam (white)4. Styrofoam (other colours)5. Foam Blocks (non-styrofoam) (new category)6. Packing Foam Chips and Peanuts (new category)7. Mixed Paper (new category)8. Foil (also known as…See More
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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

Posted on July 30, 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments





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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*VV Events October 14-31 at Multiple

October 14, 2021 to October 31, 2021
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Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Regular activities:

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

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