Events

CORN FESTIVAL

WILD SALMON CARAVAN 2017

WILD SALMON CARAVAN BRITANNIA ARTS BUILDS

BRitannia Volunteer Garden Workparty and BBQ

CULTURALLY RELEVANT URBAN WELLNESS (CRUW) OPEN HOUSE

GOFUNDME – COTTONWOOD GARDEN FIRE

An early morning fire destroyed the Cottonwood Community Garden greenhouse and tool/bee shed this week. They’ve lost a lot and don’t have the money to replace the sheds, the tools and the beekeeping equipment and supplies that were all destroyed. So they have launched a GoFundMe page to raise money.

Here’s a link to the GoFundMe page:https://www.gofundme.com/cottonwood-fire

 

Here’s a link to their Facebook page which has a link to the GoFundMe page: https://www.facebook.com/SaveCottonwoodCommunityGarden
If you haven’t already, please read the article about the fire with more photos. This post has had 2900 views!

Please make a donation, if you can, and please share the link to our GoFundMe page – on your FaceBook page and/or with family and friends. If you have a website, there are instructions below for adding the GoFundMe widget/button.

HELP THE GWFC FUNDRAISE WITH ORGANIC PRODUCE

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WEST END FOOD FESTIVAL

Know how to brew a mean kombucha? Or is craft beer more your style? Gordon Neighbourhood House wants you to share your food-related skills and passion with the West End community! Applications are now open to lead a workshop or event at the West End Food Fest (Sept 21-26). Find more information on their website: http://gordonhouse.org/news-events/west-end-food-festival/

VANCOUVER NATIVE HEALTH VEGGIE CSA

 

 

 

 

 

CEDAR COTTAGE COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOTS AVAILABLE

Interested in community gardening and growing food. Consider Cedar Cottage Garden located at Victoria Drive and Hull Street (close to 22nd Avenue & Victoria).

Check out our garden website at www.cedarcottagegarden.org and info on the “join” page if you want to become a member.

Also, drop in to our annual spring fling May 27th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for food, music, a bit of shopping (plants, vendors, seeds, etc.) and a fun time for all!

 

GWFC COMMUNITY KITCHEN

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NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING SERVICE

Nutrition counseling services by a certified holistic nutritionist will be available for under-served residents and open to all community members on a sliding scale basis – $0 – $50. This service is aimed at helping you navigate the food choices available in our area and choose the foods that are best suited for your health, taking into consideration any health issues or goals you may have. Improved eating habits can help boost your physical and mental health. This service also aims to help connect residents to affordable, accessible, healthy food programs and options.

Bonnie Chung is a registered holistic nutritionist with many years of experience working in the natural foods industry.  She is also working with Choices Markets.  She’s eager to share her nutrition knowledge with the community with a friendly approach.

Contact Bonnie Chung at 778-995-7299 or gorealnutrition@gmail.com to book an appointment. More info: http://www.gorealnutrition.com/
Appointments at Britannia Community Centre
Supported by the Grandview Woodland Food Connection

PRUNING PROJECT

VFTP_LOGO_CS3-167x300The Vancouver Fruit Tree Project is proud to present our new pruning social enterprise project for the 2014 season, “Fruit Tree Pruning with ISA arborist Todd Barisky”. Proceeds will go to support The Vancouver Fruit Tree Project.

The details, in brief:

A professional pruning service with competitive rates.
The better maintained your tree, the more bountiful your harvest!
Have our professional Arborist visit your fruit trees this season!

About Todd Barisky:

I have been a practicing Arborist since 2007. I received a diploma in Arboriculture Apprenticeship at Humber College in Toronto, and I am also certified with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

In my view, tree pruning is a form of art; Skilled arborists are equipped both with the knowledge of optimal tree health and the imagination to craft aesthetically pleasing and durable specimen. Every tree is unique and grows in response to its environmental conditions. Mindful pruning encourages trees to develop stronger branching, yield a hardy fruit crop, and help to minimize tree defects and diseases. This is the kind of pruning I use to guide trees to grow towards their optimum form.

Many trees in the urban landscape suffer from improper pruning. When a tree has been haphazardly pruned, the tree’s future health is at stake. It is possible in some cases to restore poorly pruned and damaged trees, however nothing compares to responsible and mindful tree care from the start of a tree’s life. To achieve best results, it is always advisable to seek assistance from a certified professional Arborist.

For more information visit: https://vancouverfruittree.com/pruning-project/

BRITANNIA BULK BUYING

For more information call Ian @ 604-718-5895

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CURBSIDE FRESH MARKET COMES TO LITTLE MOUNTAIN

Visit the Curbside Fresh Market:
City Heights
(115 E 37th at Main)
Friday 11am-2pm.
Everyone is welcome. Local produce and staples. Prices below market rate.

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LITTLE MOUNTAIN HEALTHY COMMUNITIES PROGRAM

Community Dinner Nights
A delicious 3 course meal for families and singles. It is a nutritious and low cost meal.
Who: Community members
Every Friday evening, 5pm-6pm at LMNH
Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
Cost: $4.00 for members/ $5.00 for non-members (1/2 price for children)
Who to contact: Jennifer 604-879-7104 ext.315 or jennifer_wesman@Lmnhs.bc.ca

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