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


Village Vancouver Events April 15 - May 15 2019

VV Collaborative Community work parties are starting soon!

Aberthau Permaculture Garden

VV plots at Cottonwood Community Garden

Green Streets Garden

Kits Village Collaborative Garden

If you're interested in gardening with us:

Mon Apr 15, 6:30-8:30pm Composting Workshop (Champlain Heights Community Centre)

Wed Apr 17, 6:30-8:30pm Free Dirt with Backyard Composting (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Wed Apr 17, 6-7pm Recycling Depot (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sun Apr 21, 1-3pm Vegetable Gardening for Beginners (West End Community Centre)
Wed Apr 24, 6-8pm Upcycled Fabric Baskets (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Thu Apr 25, 6:30-8:30pm Building Healthy Soil (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sat Apr 27, 10am-noon Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce/What To Do About It (Renfrew Park Community Centre)

Sun Apr 28, 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club + Potluck (West End Community Centre)

Tue Apr 30, 6:30-8:30pm Balcony, Container and Small Space Gardening (Killarney Community Centre)

Thu May 2, 6:30-8:30pm Vegetable Gardening for Beginners (Sunset Community Centre)

Sat May 4, 2-4pm Early Summer Gardening (Trout Lake Community Centre)

Wed May 8, 6:30-8pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)

Fri May 10, 6:30-8:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (False Creek Community Centre)

Tue May 14, 6:30-8:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (West End Community Centre)

Wed May 15, 7-9pm Balcony, Container and Small Space Gardening (West Point Grey 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:

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


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Latest Activity

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Gladstone Soil and Plant Sale at Gladstone Secondary, Sidney Street tennis court/parking lot

April 19, 2019 from 9am to 2pm
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*Reminder: TONIGHT (Wednesday) Kits Village April Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

April 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
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*Organic Gardening Open House at Kits Vancouver Public Library (meeting room)

April 13, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm
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Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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