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Native Edibles session from West End Food Festival

Three rose hips have as much Vitamin C as an orange, says Lori Snyder.  It’s one example of the powerful nutritional and health characteristics of some plants growing wild around us.  Expert facilitator for the ‘Native Edibles Workshop and Walk’…

Neighbourhood Small Grants Connect Residents

Beach Lodge is an attractive heritage apartment building that is home to 40 residents in Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood. The three-storey, brick building is located on Gilford Street, within sight of the ivy-covered Silvia Hotel, and English Bay just over a…

New Look Planned for Gordon Neighbourhood House

For many years, Gordon Neighbourhood House has offered West Enders a welcoming environment and a variety of services and programs. But the building is getting old and it’s due for an upgrade. Paul Taylor, Executive Director at Gordon Neighbourhood House,…

INSPIRE 2014: Conference Attendees Visit GNH

Some two dozen attendees at INSPIRE 2014 – the International Neighbourhood House and Settlement Conference – came to Gordon Neighbourhood House (GNH) on May 8 to participate in a neighbourhood house tour and discussion about GNH’s food programs. Tour participants…

News from the Seniors Community Planning Table

It was a full house at last month’s Seniors Community Planning Table – West End Meeting at Gordon Neighbourhood House (GNH), where the following topics were covered: Vancouver Public Space Network Simon Jay, a volunteer with Vancouver Public Space Network…

Call for 2014 Neighbourhood Small Grants Applications

Make the Downtown Peninsula stronger and more engaged! The 2014 Neighbourhood Small Grants program is now open and we’re looking for your applications by Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5pm. The program supports residents like you who have small but powerful ideas…

Seniors Community Planning Table: Spotlight on Housing

Once a month, the Seniors Community Planning Table-West End gathers at Gordon Neighbourhood House (GNH) to exchange information and discuss issues critical to West End seniors. The 2013 sessions wrapped up at a meeting on December 6, which had over…

Breaking Bread and Barriers

This January Gordon Neighborhood House (GNH) is set to launch a pilot program for young adults entitled “Consuming Conversations.”  It’s a unique free youth community kitchen with a big helping of political food activism, around the issue of enough food…

Trashtalk Project Turning to Trash Busting

January 2014 Trashtalk is a project that seeks to engage resident local recycling champions in Multi-unit Residential Buildings (MURBs) to lead food scraps recycling programs in specific condos, apartments and co-ops. In 2015, Metro Vancouver will ban all organic material…