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3 Vancouver Folk Fest tickets available -- $130 each

Hi all,

Every year I buy a bunch of tickets from the Rogue Folk Club at a member discount and make them available at cost to friends and fellow music lovers.

This year tickets are $130. (Tickets are currently $155 thru the Folk Fest.) At the moment, I have 3 tickets left on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.

"folk fest tix"



P.S. Anyone who's interested is welcome to join us on VV's tarp. We post our location every day…


Added by Ross Moster on July 8, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Billets needed for 2012 BC Seed Gathering

There will be people coming from all over BC to attend the 2012 Seed Gathering. If you can billet someone for November 9th and 10th (or possibly the 9th, 10th, and 11th), please let us know. Contact Ross at

Added by Ross Moster on October 9, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Free Cardboard

From kitchen renovations available at West 5th & Blenheim St. ( Kitsilano). The pile is approx. 4 x 3 x 3 feet.

Please phone ASAP as will disposed of soon. Charlotte 604-737-9909 or Charlie & Joanne 604-731-1707.

Added by Ross Moster on July 29, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Volunteers needed for our Demo Community Village at Khatsalano Music + Art Festival this Saturday

Hi all,

We're going to do a smallish community village (3 or 4 tents) at the Khatsalano street fest on Saturday, and need help with everything from setting up (around 9:30-11am), tabling (noon-8pm), and breaking down (8-9pm). Chickens, seed library, displays, etc.

On 4th, between Larch and Trafalgar, in the Kits Neighbourhood House area.

Please contact Ross at if you can help for a couple/few hours.

Added by Ross Moster on July 17, 2012 at 2:58pm — 1 Comment

Vancouver Folk Festival Weekend Passes available for $122

Hi all,

Every year I buy a bunch of tickets from the Rogue Folk Club at a member discount and make them available at cost to friends and fellow music lovers.

This year tickets are $122. (Early bird passes thru the Folk Fest were $135 thru June 11, and are currently $150.) Naturally, my supply is limited, so 1st come, 1st serve.

If you're interested. please contact me at "folk fest tix"



P.S. Anyone who's interested…


Added by Ross Moster on July 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Robin Wheeler has passed away

Sad news. Our great friend and ally, Robin Wheeler, passed away Monday afternoon, after battling pancreatic cancer for the past year. A kind, wise, patient and loving soul, Robin was the author of Gardening for the Faint of Heart and Food Security for the Faint of Heart, founder of the Sustainable Living Arts School and One Straw Society, and taught several dozen workshops for Village over the past 3 years.…


Added by Ross Moster on February 20, 2012 at 9:00pm — 9 Comments

Volunteer Chefs wanted for Community Kitchens at the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House


The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House is looking for volunteer chefs to help us run a variety of community kitchens/food workshops (see description below and attached).

I understand you run such workshops and am wondering if someone from VV might be available to volunteer with us once a month, or help us connect with chefs who might be able to do this.

Thank you,


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From: Melanie…

Added by Ross Moster on August 31, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Join us on VV tarps at the Folk Fest

Join us at the Folk Fest

Village members and friends are welcome to join us on our main stage tarps each day and evening at the folk fest. We'll post our location each day on the info board (usually located by the info booth, a couple hundred feet down the path on the south side of the main stage). Or you can look for the VV lawn sign during the day (comes…


Added by Ross Moster on July 15, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

VV is looking to borrow 4 tents/canopies for our demo neighbourhood village @ Main St. Car Free Day

This year we're expanding the demonstration neighbourhood village to 8 tents (plus open space). We currently have 4 tents, and are looking to borrow 4 more.

Please contact Ross

Added by Ross Moster on June 13, 2011 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

This week in Kits Village

This week in Kits Village:

Tue    Mar 22 Soup & Share nights @ Laura Lee & Ross's 

Thu    Mar 24 Collaborative Gardening gathering

Sun    Mar 27…


Added by Ross Moster on March 20, 2011 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Kits Village Calendar (Feb-Apr)

Sun    Feb 27 Movie Night: In Transition (about the worldwide Transition Town movement) @ Pia & Hart's POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS (Movie reschedued to next movie night on March 27) 

Tue    Mar 8   Soup & Share nights @ Laura Lee & Ross's …


Added by Ross Moster on February 26, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Help plan future Kits Transition Village activities and direction

Hey all!

Interested in helping plan future Kits Village activities and direction?

Good things are cooking in our village -- figuratively, as well as  literally! Currently, activities include monthly potlucks/garden parties, movie nights, and dropin spaghetti nights.

Last year we gardened collaboratively at Kits House and this year we're looking to start a new garden at Billy Bishop Legion Hall -- and perhaps in other locations as well.

We just had our 1st Soup…


Added by Ross Moster on February 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Kits Transition Village Visioning meeting and potluck

SUNDAY FEB 20th, 3-6 pm

@ Ross and Laura Lee's                                                                                                                          

Share some good food and conversation with members of Kitsilano Transition Village.

What would a more sustainable and resilient Kitsilano look like? How can we take steps towards this?

There will be plenty of time in this visioning session to meet other…


Added by Ross Moster on February 17, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

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