Events Around Town!

So much is happening this week now that summer has finally arrived! Today is National Aboriginal Day, celebrating the culture and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Lots of stuff happening around Vancouver in celebration. From storytelling and film screening (of Cedar and Bamboo and The Spirit has No Colour) at … Continue reading

Federal food policy coming?

With the May 2nd federal election is coming, do you know who you will be voting for? Many different groups across Canada are seeing the upcoming election as a prime opportunity to get our politicians to adopt a national food policy. To get candidates talking about food security issues at the election debate tomorrow, email … Continue reading

Eco-Dreaming Vancouver, The Stop and blooming Cherry Blossoms.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Go to Eco-Dreaming at W2 Storyeum (151 West Cordova) Kicking off the weekend Friday, March 25th from 7:30-9:30pm, Mark Lakeman Co-Founder of Portland’s City Repair speaks on how Portland is becoming the greenest city in America. Continuing on into Saturday, March 26th, from 10am to 5pm, join in … Continue reading

Permaculture Design Course, UBC-COV Greenest City Scholars Program and…Truck Farm?

Sara Dent & Erin Innes presents a 72 hour Urban Permaculture Design Course! Beginning in April and using the numerous DTES gardens and farm as classrooms, learn everything you need to start your own garden/farm! Read the full course description PDC Description If you are a graduate student looking to gain research experience,  consider applying … Continue reading

Xavier Students, BCAFM Conference and Meet Your Maker

Wow! It has been one busy week! The weather is still miserable, but it feels like summer with all this excitement! First, a group of students from the Xavier University, Alternative Breaks Program spent a day and a half helping out at the farm. They did a fantastic job for a group of city kids … Continue reading