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Urban farming becoming more main stream

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Once again SOLEfood was in the Vancouver Sun as they announced they were building a new larger urban farm in a much more visible location than Hastings and Hawkes. This is of course good news to see on Twitter and in main stream media. I was involved during the gestation period of the project that became SOLEfood. I remember when it was just a handful of people from a couple non-profits in the Downtown Eastside. There was a lot of difficulty securing land to use for urban farming and I seem to recall SOLEfood’s very first grant application being turned down…

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W2 Media Cafe is finally open

Friday, July 29th, 2011

I didn’t bring my cord to upload my pictures from my iPhone but if you hustle down you still might be able to get free coffee! Apparently I was the first person to order a Cafe Mocha from the barista on duty…

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Locational Based Services and Non-profits

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Last night I went to Net Tuesday’s event. It was good and very well attended, but none of the speakers addressed how locational based services (LBS) could be used for social good…

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Yadda, yadda, yadda, Olympics

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

I thought of that title a few of days ago and saved it for a future post. Today wasn’t a particularly eventful day Olympic wise…

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Just a quick Olympic post

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Last night I took it easy and watched Canada win a gold medal in Skeleton on TV. Today I’ve taken it easy, did a few domestic chores, but decided that wasn’t what I wanted to do on such a lovely day. Apparently I’m going to New Westminster to watch men fight in a cage with Dave and Yuri…

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Olympic Welfare Wednesday

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The day we’ve all been waiting for, no not the first game by the Canadian Men’s Hockey Team, not the first gold medal on home soil, no not the Alexisonfire concert, but Welfare Wednesday in the Downtown Eastside during the Olympics…

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Olympics and Protests Continue

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

I wasn’t going to blog today, but Canada’s Men’s Hockey Team finally is playing so my attempt to take a break from going out lasted one night…

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