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.

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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

Westside Food Fest has been extended to August 20!


Village Vancouver Events

July-August 2018

 Join us for the 2nd annual

 Westside Food Festival

July 5 -August 20

Over 100 free activities and workshops in twenty plus locations around the Westside! Register for individual activities and workshops on Eventbrite. For workshop and activities at Community Centres, please register on Vancouver Recreation. For more info:  VV Facebook or

click here for a full list of festival events

Presented by Village Vancouver and Fairview False Creek South, Marpole Oakridge & Westside Neighbourhood Food Networks


Food Fest Events August 7 -August 20

 Tuesday, August 7

Tue Aug 7 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden work party  (Kits, near Broadway)

Wednesday, August 8

Wed Aug 8 6:30-8pm Intro to Fermenting (False Creek Community Centre)

Thursday, August 9

Thu Aug 9 3-7pm Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 9 3-7pm VV info booth/Kits Village Seed Library at Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Friday, August 10

Fri Aug 10 7:30-8:30pm Seed Packet Party (Kits, near beach)

Saturday, August 11

Sat Aug 11 9-11am Aberthau Permaculture Collaborative Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG CC)

Sunday, August 12

Sun Aug 10 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden Work Party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Monday, August 13

Mon Aug 13 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden Work Party (Kits, near Broadway)

Tuesday, August 14

Tue Aug 14 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garden Work Party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Wednesday, August 15

Wed Aug 15 5:30-8:30pm Intro to Canning - Make Your Own Pickles (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Wed Aug 15 6-8pm Making Sauerkraut (Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre)

Thursday, August 16

Thu Aug 16 3-7 Westside Community Food Market (Kits Neighbourhood House)

Thu Aug 16 6-7 pm Kits Village August Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Community Centre)

Friday, August 17

Fri Aug 10 7:30-8:30pm Seed Packet Party (Kits, near beach)

Saturday, August 18

Sat Aug 18 10am-12:30pm Aberthau Permaculture Collaborative Garden Work Party (Aberthau Mansion - WPG CC)

Sunday, August 19

Sun Aug 19 4-6:30pm Kits Village Collaborative Garen Work Party (Billy Bishop Legion Hall)

Monday, August 20

Mon Aug 20 7:15-8:15pm Green Streets Garden Work Party (Kits, near Broadway)


other Village events around town

Tue Aug 14 6:30-8:30 pm Zero Waste in the Kitchen and Beeswax Wraps (WE Community Centre)


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