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


Special Announcements

Village Vancouver Activities October 15-30

Mon Oct 15 6:30-8:30pm  Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic (Kits Community Centre)
Tue Oct 16 1-3pm  Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic (Thunderbird Community Centre)
Tue Oct 16 6-8pm  Neighbour Savour IX- Biggest potluck ever (Heritage Hall)
Tue Oct 16 6:30-8:30pm  Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic (West End Community Centre)
Wed Oct 17 6:30-8:30pm  Grow Your Own Microgreens (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Wed Oct 17 6-8pm Kits House / Westside Food Collaborative Seed Library Launch & community potluck (Kits House)
Thu Oct 18 6-7pm Kits Village October Recycling Depot and Seed Library (Kits Community Centre)
Fri Oct 19 9:30-11:30am Concepts in Year Round Gardening (Strathcona Community Centre)
Fri Oct 19 6:30-7:30pm Mindfulness in Eating for Better Health (near Oakridge mall)
Sat Oct 20 1:30-3:30pm Planning Your Spring Garden (False Creek Community Centre)
Sat Oct 20 10am-12pm Spice up Your Garden with Garlic (Garratt Wellness Centre)
Sun Oct 21 9:30-11am Introduction to Fermenting (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Sun Oct 21 1-2:30pm Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)
Sun Oct 21 11am-12:30pm Westside Urban Garden Club: Community Potluck and Discussion (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Sun Oct 21 2:30-3:30 WE Urban Garden Club
Mon Oct 22 6:30-8:30pm Planning Your Spring Garden (Kits Community Centre)
Thu Oct 25 6:30-8:30pm Concepts in Year Round Gardening (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Sat Oct 27 1:30-3:30pm Planning Your Spring Garden (Hastings Community Centre)
Sun Oct 28 1-3pm Kombucha (Trout Lake Community Centre)
Tue Oct 30 6-8pm Drop in Spaghetti Night (West End)


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75 ways you can help make Vancouver more resilient

We garden together in Kits, Pt. Grey, and Strathcona. If you're interested in gardening with us:


For more info on VV events:

To find previous News Blasts and Special Announcements, go to this page.


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Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

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Latest Activity

Village Vancouver's event was featured

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

October 18, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Village Vancouver posted an event

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

October 18, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
VV Events updated an event

*Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (FREE workshop) at Garratt Wellness Centre

October 20, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Jenny Madsen is now a member of Village Vancouver
Oct 10

Ongoing Courses/Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at

Interested in getting involved with VV in other ways? check out

Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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