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

Running for VV Board of Directors at November AGM - Society membership deadline Tuesday, August 25

Hi all,

We hope you're enjoying the summer.

2015 has been a great year for Village Vancouver. We're starting to make plans for our 2015 AGM, which will be held on Monday, November 23, and all indications are that 2016 promises to be even better!

With this in mind, we'd like to remind you that, in accordance with our bylaws, if you're considering running for a position on the board at the AGM and aren't a member of Village Vancouver Transition Society, you'll need to apply for membership in the Society no later than Tuesday, August 25.

You can apply by clicking on Join VV Transition Society


on the VV website and filling out the application. Please note that being a member of the website is different from being a member of the Society, and that you need to be a member in good standing of VV Transition Society (applying no later than Tuesday, August 25, 2015) in order to be eligible to run at the November 23, 2015 AGM.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

We look forward to your participation.


Ross Moster, President
Village Vancouver Transition Society

on behalf of your VV Board of Directors (Ann, Emmanuel, Hendrik, Kathy, Laura Lee, Louise, Ross, and Stephanie)


In partnership with Vancouver Public Library

2 New Seed Sharing Library Launches      (& plant swaps)

Wednesday, July 22 Mt Pleasant Seed Library

Saturday, July 25 Kits Seed Library

Over 40 people attended our two seed library launches last month. Thanks to everyone who participated, and be sure to stop by the Kits or Mt. Pleasant branches to pick up some seeds!


Click here for our June Newsletter!


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