Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

The Transition Movement

Village Vancouver is part of a global movement and integrated network in 45 countries of:

Want a quick peak into a bible of Transition, The Transition Companion?

Click on this image to open the book and you'll be able to read several chapters.

Get involved

Have a desire to advance ecological sustainability, community resiliency, regeneration & self-reliance, and social well-being in Vancouver? To connect with others in your community to create positive local responses to things like climate disruption, depletion of natural assets and economic instability and inequity? Grow more food? Learn how to fix your bike or prepare for an emergency? Get your Permaculture Design Certificate? Share a meal or swap stuff with your neighbours? Save heritage seeds? Engage in placemaking in your neighbourhood ? Participate in a more localized economy and consume less? Bioremediate your community?

Check out our Villages, Groups, Networks, and Projects -- including Neighbourhood Food Networks -- VV's centres of creativity where constructive dialogue leads to connection, collaboration, and inspired action in fun and satisfying ways!

We run on people power - join our website and/or  the Village Vancouver Transition Society and get involved. Don't wait for an invitation; find folks on your own and "grab the reins." (We can help! - contact

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Special Announcements

Village Vancouver Events Nov 13 - 30

Tue Nov 13 6:30-8:30pm Drop in Spaghetti Night (West End)

Tue Nov 13 6:30-8:30pm Making Beeswax Salves (Renfrew Park Community Centre)

Wed Nov 14 6:30-8pm Westside Neighbourhood Food Network Meetup (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Thu Nov 15 6-7pm Kits Village November Recycling Depot and Seed Library (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Fri Nov 16 9:30am-12:30pm Holiday Canning (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sat Nov 17 1-2:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (Kits Point, part of Slow Food Day)

Sat Nov 17 1-9pm Slow Food, Slow Everything Day (Kits Point, including Microgreens workshop)

Sun Nov 18 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Sun Nov 18 1-2:30pm Community Potluck, Seed Library and Workshop (West End community Centre)

Sun Nov 18 10am-12pm Kombucha! (False Creek Community Centre)

Mon Nov 19 2:20-3:20pm Women's Optimal Health and Wellness Series: Taming Stress for Better Health (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Tue Nov 20 1-3pm Wonder of Bees (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Tue Nov 20 6:30-8:30pm Sauerkraut Fermentation (West End Community Centre)

Wed Nov 21 6:30-8:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Thu Nov 22 6:30-8:30pm Seeding - Indoor Seed Starting  (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Tue Nov 27 6:30-8:30pm Making Beeswax Salves with Lori Snyder (West End Community Centre)

Tue Nov 29 6:30-8:30pm Making Beeswax Salves with Lori Snyder (West Point Grey Community Centre)


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*Kits Village November Recycling Depot and Seed Library at Kits Community Centre

November 15, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
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Seed Paper Making Workshop at Vancouver, British Columbia

November 24, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm
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Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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