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

Upcoming events


Tue Apr 25 Seed Savers Club (Strathcona)

Wed Apr 26 Seed Savers Club (Pt. Grey)

Wed Apr 26 Making Sauerkraut (Pt. Grey)

Thu Apr 27 Late Spring Gardening (Oakridge)

Sat Apr 29 Aberthau Garden Open House (Pt. Grey)

Sun Apr 30 Introduction to Organic Gardening (Strathcona)

Sun Apr 30 Seed Packet Party (Strathcona)

Wed May 3 Early Summer Gardening (Pt. Grey)

Sat May 6  Making Tofu and Paneer (Strathcona)

Sat May 6 Seed Savers Club (West End)

Sun May 7 Community Potluck  & Garden Club (West End)

Mon May 8 Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder (Strathcona)

Wed May 10 Milk and Water Kefir (Pt. Grey)

Wed May 17 Introduction to Fermenting (West End)

Wed May 17 East Van Village/Permaculture Vancouver Potluck and Pressure Cooking workshop (Strathcona)

Thu May 18 Recycling Depot (Kits)

Tue May 23 Fermented Giardiniera (Strathcona)

Wed May 24 Cooking class (topic TBA) (Pt. Grey)

Sat May 27 Permaculture Activation Day (Oakridge and Strathcona)

Sun May 28 Native Edibles Workshop and Walk (West End) 

We also garden together in Kits, Pt. Grey, and Strathcona. If you're interested in gardening with us:


Volunteer with Village Vancouver


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 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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