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    • 08 Jan 2020
    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver

    Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, SPEC's Zero Waste team meets to discuss current and future projects. Drop by to learn more! Join our members  to share your ideas.

    The meetings are free and visitors are welcome.


    Location: Kits House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC  V6K 1Y4

    Schedule: The 2nd Wednesday of each month (with some exceptions) from 6:30pm – 8pm.

    Room: Ask at the front desk for the room location.

    Please email zerowaste@spec.bc.ca if you have any questions.

    • 14 Jan 2020
    • 06 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • Kits House: 2305 west 7th Ave, Vancouver

    Every second Tuesday of the month, meet with members of SPEC's Food team members to discuss ongoing and future projects. The meeting is free and visitors are always welcome.

    Monthly Meeting Details

    Location: Kits House (2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver)

    Schedule: The 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    Room: Ask at the front desk for the room location. 

    New? Meet Leadership Team members Olga Lansdorp, Art Bomke, and Tara Moreau. To read about their passion for our environment, go to Our People

    • 22 Jan 2020
    • 21 Oct 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • Click for more details

    Take part in our monthly meeting to chat with members of SPEC's Energy & Transportation team and learn what projects we are working on.

    The meeting is free and visitors are always welcome!


    Location: Kits House (2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC)*

    Schedule: The 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Room: Ask at the front desk for the room location.

    *Please note that due to the heavy snowfall, the January 15th meeting has been rescheduled to January 22, 2020

    *Meetings are sometimes held at Electra Meccanica's showroom on 102 East 1st Ave. This provides an incredible opportunity to tour Electra Meccanica's showroom and see these cutting-edge electric cars in person.

    About Electra Meccanica:
    "United by a passion to develop affordable, leading edge electric vehicles, Electra Meccanica has produced the high performance, commuter friendly single seater SOLO electric vehicle. The Company is also developing the TOFINO, an elegant, high performance two seater electric roadster. Both vehicles are designed to deliver the ultimate driving experience."

    The Energy Committee is looking for leadership! If you are interested in becoming a Co-Chair, drop by the next meeting and introduce yourself, or check out the volunteer position description
    • 15 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Spruce Atrium, KPU Surrey, Surrey BC
    • 54

    Are you a small-scale farmer in Metro Vancouver? Want to meet other farmers in a day of learning? Join us for this year's Small Farm Session!

    Speakers include keynote speaker Heather Pritchard, who has been farming locally since the 1990's and is one of the founding members of Glorious Organics, on cooperation for success. Also featuring owners of City Beet in Vancouver Maddy Clerk and Elana Evans on accounting and entrepreneurship, soil and compost expert Brianna Thompson and farm water management expert Yuko Suda, and as in other years, a panel featuring local farmers.

    This event has been popular in the past, so register soon for your spot!

    "Thanks for ...  filling in a major gap/niche in this community--technical knowledge and networking among small scale farmers is so valuable. I hope it continues!” - 2018 participant

    Organized by SPEC, KPU and Langley Small Farm Network and made possible by joint Provincial-Federal funding through the Knowledge Transfer Program. 

    Parking is $5 for the day.

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