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 May 15 - June 15 2019

VV Collaborative Community work parties:

Aberthau Permaculture Garden

VV plots at Cottonwood Community Garden

Green Streets Garden

Kits Village Collaborative Garden

If you're interested in gardening with us:

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

Sat May 18, 2-4pm Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce/What To Do (Hastings Community Centre) 

Wed May 22, 6:30-8:30pm Veggie Gardening for Beginners (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Wed May 22, 7-9pm Building Healthy Soil (Renfrew Park Community Centre)

Sun May 26, 1-2:30pm Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)

Sun May 26, 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Tue May 28, 6:30-8:30pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (West End Community Centre)

Wed May 29, 6:30-8pm Grow Your Own Microgreens (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sat Jun 1, 2-4pm Balcony, Container and Small Space Gardening (Trout Lake Community Centre)

Mon Jun 3, 6:30-8:30pm Fall & Winter Gardening (Killarney Community Centre)

Thu Jun 6, 6:30-8:30pm Building Healthy Soil (West End Community Centre)

Fri Jun 7, 4:30-6pm Introduction to Fermenting (False Creek Community Centre)

Fri Jun 7, 7-8:30pm Make Your Own Kimchi (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Wed Jun 12, 6:30-8:30pm Introduction to Seed Saving (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Thu Jun 13, 6:30-9:30pm Introduction to Canning (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sat Jun 15, 2-4pm Early Summer Gardening (Trout Lake 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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Anya Chase's event was featured

Moving Elemental: water walk / water movement at Riley Park Community Garden

May 26, 2019 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Ongoing Courses/ Regular Activities

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Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out

Kits Village Recycling Depot

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club

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