Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 8 – September 2015

Host Dagmar Timmer shows how initiatives such as local fish processing plants are supported by Greenest City Grants,  why hugs and cowbells can connect neighbours, and what’s growing in Langley City’s new community garden.

MVCU Ep 08 2015 FINAL.00_08_07_14.Still002Greenest City Grants Support Local Efforts with Funding for 500 Projects
Vancouver gets closer to its greenest city goals with the help of the Vancouver Foundation and Green City Grants. $1.4 million has been allocated to 500 projects. See how the funding program fosters creative solutions & supports local green efforts. link to story

Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 1.57.57 PMGrassroots Efforts Build Community Spirit
with Innovative Projects
When it comes to building community, individuals can make a difference – one hug at a time! See how projects such as 100inOneDay and Abundant Communities harness people power to strengthen our social fabric with positive, grassroots initiatives.
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More Langley Residents Growing Food
with Launch of Linwood Community Garden
Community Gardens give people such as apartment dwellers a chance to get their hands dirty and grow their own food. Learn how the City of Langley and LEPS worked together to create this all-ages, wheelchair accessible amenity for its residents.
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