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

 Upcoming Village Vancouver Events

Fall Activities and Events

Workshops, our 8th Annual Neighbour Savour community potluck (Oct 24th), Slow Food/Slow Everything Day (Dec 2nd), A Harvest Celebration, and lots more! 



Weekly gardening parties @Aberthau Garden & Kits Village Collaborative Garden

Tues Nov 7 6-9pm Introduction to Canning (Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)

Thu Nov 9 6:30-8pm Wild Herbal & Mineral Vinegars (Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)

Fri Nov 10 10am-2pm  Grounds Cleanup for Remembrance Day (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Tues Nov 14 7-8:30pm Planning your Spring Garden (West End Community Centre)

Wed Nov 15 6:30-8pm Planning your Spring Garden (Aberthau/West Pt. Grey Community Centre)

Wed Nov 15 6:30-8:30pm Permaculture Vancouver monthly Potluck & Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars Workshop (Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)

Thu Nov 16 1:30-3:30pm Planning your Spring Garden (West End Seniors Network -Barclay Manor)

Thu Nov 16 6-7pm Kits Free Plastic Recycling Depot (Kits Community Centre)

Sat Nov 18 1-2:30pm Introduction to Fermenting (West End Community Centre)

Sun Nov 19 1-2:30pm West End Community Potluck & Workshop (WECC)

Sun Nov 19 2:30-3:30pm WENFN West End Urban Garden Club (WECC)

Tue Nov 21 6:30-9:30pm Introduction to Holiday Canning (Strathcona CC)

Wed Nov 22 7-8:30pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (Marpole-Oakridge CC)

Sun Nov 26 3:45-4:45pm Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)

Sun Nov 26 5-7pm VV Potluck & AGM (Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)


Sat Dec 2 all day/evening Slow Food, Slow Everything Day (Kits, near beach)

Sun Dec 3 1-3:30pm WENFN WE Urban Garden Club Holiday Celebration (WECC)

Thu Dec 14 6-7pm Kits Free Plastic Recycling Depot (Kits Community Centre)


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

For more info on VV events:


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75 ways you can help make Vancouver more resilient


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

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December 3, 2017 from 1pm to 3:30pm
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