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

April-August 2018

We have over 150 workshops, events, garden parties and other activities scheduled over the next 3 months. Check them out!


Highlights: A dozen plus workshops.

SWed May 23 6:30-8:30 pm Making Beeswax Salves with Lori Snyder (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sat May 26 10 am-12:30 pm Aberthau Collaborative Permaculture Garden work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun May 27 10-noon VV Permaculture Plots work party  (Cottonwood Community Garden)

Sun May 27 1-2:30 pm West End Community Potluck (WE Community Centre)

Sun May 27 2:30-3:30 pm West End Urban Garden Club (WE Community Centre)

Sun May 27 3-6:30 pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Thu May 31 6:30-8:30 pm Kombucha! (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)


Highlights: VV Demo Sustainable Village @Main St. Car Free Day (Jun 17), Westside Food Festival (Jul 5-Aug 9)

click here for June-August events 


Volunteer with Village Vancouver


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:

Sat Apr 7 3:30-4:30 pm

VV 2018 Gardening & Permaculture Opportunities Info Session

(VV Strathcona Park Fieldhouse)

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!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

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Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Village Vancouver joined Ross Moster's group
VV Events's event was featured
May 16
Alicia Warkentin is now a member of Village Vancouver
May 15
Delvin Solkinson posted an event

Free Gardening and Food Forestry Day at Burnaby Community and Continuing Education

May 19, 2018 from 11am to 5:30pm
May 12

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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