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


Special Announcements

Village Vancouver Events for Feb 15 - Mar 15, 2019

Sat Feb 16, 10-11am Garden Info Session (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Sat Feb 16, 2-4pm Cultivating Community Resilience (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sun Feb 17, 10am-12pm Making Sauerkraut (False Creek Community Centre)

Sun Feb 17, 1-2:30pm  Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)

Sun Feb 17, 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Tue Feb 19, 1-3pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Wed Feb 20, 7-9pm Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder (Renfrew Park Community Centre)

Sat Feb 23, 1:30-3:30pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (False Creek Community Centre)

Tue Feb 26, 6:30-8:30pm Planning and Planting Your Spring Garden (West End Community Centre)

Wed Feb 27, 6:30-8:30pm Spice Up Your Garden With Garlic (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Sat Mar 2, 10am-12:30pm Garden Work Party - Aberthau Community Garden (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Sat Mar 2, 1-3pm Introduction to Organic Gardening(Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)
Sun Mar 3, 11-1 Kombucha! (West End Community Centre)
Sun Mar 3, 2-4pm Vegetable Gardening for Beginners (Trout Lake Community Centre)
Wed Mar 6, 6:30-8:30pm Vegetable Gardening for Beginners (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Thu Mar 7, 6:30-8:30 Start Your Own Veggie Seedlings (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sat Mar 9, 10am-12:30pm Garden Work Party - Aberthau Community Garden (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Tue Mar 12, 1-3pm Workshops - Gardening with Lori (Thunderbird Community Centre)
Wed Mar 13, 6:30-8:30pm Pests! Whos Eating My Lettuce, What to Do About It (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Thu Mar 14, 6-7 Recycling Depot (Kitsilano 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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Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

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*Making Sauerkraut at False Creek Community Centre, Fairview Room

February 17, 2019 from 10am to 12pm
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Composting Workshop at Trout Lake Community Centre

February 10, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm
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Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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