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It is with great excitement that we launch our 2014 season which is dishing out 23 classes from March 13 - October 18th!!! From Seeding 101, to Solar Greenhouses to Urban Foraging...we have bushels of classes to feed your appetite. 
Plant a seed & grow with us this year

SPEC needs great people!

Got some time? Got some skills? Want to work with a great team?

See our volunteer opportunities here!

Now looking for: Energetic Energy people, communications strategy czars, branding specialists, shop-talkers, joke-tellers and much more!!

Meet the Neighbours: Westside Mobile Food Market
Local, secure food is good food - but not if you can't get access to it. Our friends at Westside Mobile Food Market are solving the problem of 'food deserts' in the west side of Vancouver by bringing the food to Seniors. Learn more at their awesome blog:

SPEC's Video is a Community Champion Winner!

Green 2 Go helps you green your favourite local restaurants!

Do you wish your favourite local restaurant would use more sustainable to-go containers? Here's a guide that will help you educate them on the more sustainable options available. Voice your opinion and show them this infographic depicting that people want more sustainable to-go containers and are willing to pay up to 25 cents on their take out orders to have them.

Want to help your favourite local restaurant to better recycle and compost? Take them this guide informing them of the new metro Vancouver waste regulations coming in 2014 and 2015 and show them these infographics on the Four R's and Composting and Recycling in Metro Vancouver. Print these and take them to your favourite local restaurants! 

Watch the latest SPEC school garden build!


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SPEC recently became part of the 1% for the Planet community.  1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of more than 1000 companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of more than 3000 approved environmental organizations worldwide. 

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Upcoming Events

07 Oct 2014 6:00 PM (PDT) • SPEC Office - 2060 Pine Street
11 Oct 2014 1:00 PM (PDT) • 650 W 57th Ave, Vancouver
18 Oct 2014 1:00 PM (PDT) • SPEC Office - 2060 Pine Street
2060-B Pine Street Vancouver BC V6J 4P8 | tel: 604-736-7732  | |
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