Spring Gillard


I just read a book co-authored by John McKnight called Abundant Community. Community developers will probably be familiar with his work. I loved his description of generosity and I share the excerpt with you here.

Generosity goes beyond kindness. It is the alternative to the world of barter. Generosity is to make an offer […]

To Give or Not to Give?

CBC Almanac Interview Tuesday, August 25, 12:30pm PDT

We (the Westside Food Security Collaborative) did our first pocket market on Friday at the South Granville Seniors Centre in Vancouver and it was a great success for a first effort. The seniors who came were very enthusiastic about the markets and happily bought up the purple […]

August Offerings

I’m sure many of you are waking up each morning, rushing to your computers to check to see if I’ve put up my August event listings yet. So, sorry to keep you on pins and needles. As there are only two offerings this August, I will just post them here. The first is another backyard […]