Vote for us in the BCAA Play Here competition for Mckay Street Park!

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Featured, Food, News, placemaking, Projects, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Vote for us in the BCAA Play Here competition for Mckay Street Park!

Vote for Prince Rupert's Mckay Street Park at https://www.bcaaplayhere.com/ !

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Mckay Street Park Fundraising Begins

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Featured, Food, News, placemaking, Projects | 0 comments

Mckay Street Park Fundraising Begins

The conceptual designs for the Mckay Street Park revitalization project are now finished – now it’s time to get to work fundraising to make this park a reality! On behalf of the Mckay Street Park steering committee, Transition Prince Rupert has started a gofundme page  to begin to gather funds to start clearing the site and make small improvements as we apply for grants and to private donors for the bigger park components.  A big thank you to all the organizations who have supported and guided the project so far! Kaien Anti Poverty Society, the Ministerial Association,...

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Placemaking at the Cow Bay Marina

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Economy, Featured, Food, Local Business, placemaking, Projects | 0 comments

Placemaking at the Cow Bay Marina

At the request of the City and Cow Bay Marina, at the end of February, Transition Prince Rupert facilitated a small placemaking workshop to pick the brains of local boaters, relevant non-profits, and local businesses to look at opportunities for placemaking at the public breakwater.

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2016 Coastal Gardening Series

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Featured, Food, News, Permaculture, Programs | 0 comments

2016 Coastal Gardening Series

Garden Garden Garden! It's getting to be that time again, folks! Are you interested in learning more about how you can create a beautiful and productive garden in our climate? Or already have a green thumb and want to learn some new tricks? Check out this year's gardening talk and workshop schedule! Additional information to come once later event details are confirmed.

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2015 Coastal Food and Gardening Series – From Planting to the Plate

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Food, News, Permaculture | 0 comments

2015 Coastal Food and Gardening Series – From Planting to the Plate

Come learn more about gardening and food in Prince Rupert.  Presentations include topics on gardening, seed ordering, indigenous foods, permaculture, community gardens, urban agriculture, and more.  Hands-on workshops will give you a chance to try out planting techniques, container gardening, and hanging baskets.   All presentations are at 7:00 pm, room 155, in the Northwest Community College.  Workshop locations will be announced prior to the workshop...

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Hybrids vs GMOs

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Food | 0 comments

Hybrids vs GMOs

The Difference Between Open Pollinated Seeds, Hybrids and GMOs It is common for people who support or defend genetically modified foods (GMOs) to argue something along the lines of, “What’s the big deal? Humans have been genetically modifying plants for thousands of years.” Unfortunately, this claim can only be made by someone who either doesn’t understand seed breeding, or who is outright trying to deceive you. Here’s why… Today, seeds are bred in only one of three ways: 1) in an open pollinated environment, 2) through a hybrid cross, and 3) through genetic modification. Let’s...

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