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

Upcoming Village Vancouver Events

Fall Activities and Events

Workshops, our 8th Annual Neighbour Savour community potluck, Slow Food/Slow Everything Day, A Harvest Celebration, and lots more! 


Mon Sept 11-Sun Sept 24

VV Strathcona Park Field House display at Field Guides exhibition (Roundhouse Community Centre)


West End Food Festival (Sept 21-26)

VV and WENFN events at WEFF

Thu Sep 21 

6:30-8pm Spice up your Garden with Garlic (The Lauren)

                                                      Sat Sept 23

10-11:30am Intro to Fermenting (Gordon Neighbourhood House)

4-5:30pm Seed Savers Club (Gordon Neighbourhood House)

Sun Sept 24

10:30am-12pm Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder (Gordon Neighbourhood House)

1pm-2:30pm West End Community Potluck and Workshop (West End Community Centre)

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

Mon Sept 25

6:30-9:30pm Introduction to Home Canning (Friends for Life)

 Sat Sept 30

10am-noon Intro to Organic Gardening (Fraserlands/Riverview Community Garden)


Sun Oct 1

noon-3pm VV Info table and seed library at Strathcona Community Garden Harvest Celebration (Strathcona Community Garden)

1-3:30pm Intro to Japanese Fall Vegetables (West End Community Centre)

Wed Oct 4

6:30-8pm Wild Herbal and Mineral Vinegars (Aberthau Mansion/West Point Grey Community Centre)

Tue Oct 10

7-8:30pm Intro to Seed Saving (West End Community Centre)

Wed Oct 11

6:30-8pm Seed Savers Club (Aberthau Mansion/West Point Grey Community Centre)

Thu Oct 12

6-9pm Introduction to Canning (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

Sat Oct 14

10-11:30am Healthy Soil for a Great Garden! (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sun Oct 15 

1-2:30pm West End Community Potluck and Workshop (West End Community Centre)

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

Wed Oct 18

6:30-8pm Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder (Aberthau Mansion/West Point Grey Community Centre)

6:30-8:30pm Permaculture Vancouver! Monthly Potluck and Workshop (Strathcona Park Field House)

Thu Oct 19

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

6:30-9:30pm Introduction to Canning (Aberthau Mansion/West Point Grey Community Centre)

Sat Oct 21

10:30am-12pm Seed Savers Club (West End Community Centre)

1-2:30pm Seed Savers Club (Strathcona Community Centre)

3-4:30pm Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (Queen Alexandra Garden) 


Mon Oct 23

7-8:30pm Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder (West End Community Centre)

Tue Oct 24 

6-9pm Neighbour Savour VIII Community Potluck (Heritage Hall)

- food, music and fun!

- family-friendly, free event for all!



Wed Oct 25

6:30-8:30pm Intro to Making Sauerkraut (Sunset Community Centre)


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

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