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


Sat Feb 3 11:30 am-1:30 pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (Strathcona Community Centre)

Mon Feb 5 6:30-8:30 pm Kombucha! (WE Community Centre)

Tue Feb 6 5:45-7:30 pm Main St. Village February Workshop - Preparing is Caring - Resilience workshop (Little Mtn. Neighbourhood House)

Wed Feb 7 6:30-8:30 pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (Sunset Community Centre)

Tue Feb 13 6:30-8:30 pm Healthy Soil for a Great Garden! (Marpole-Oakridge Community Cenre)

Thu Feb 15 6-7 pm Kits Village Recycling Depot & Seed Library (Kits Community Centre)

Thu Feb 15 6:30-8:30 pm Creating Native Bee Houses (WE Community Centre)

Sat Feb 17 10-11 am Aberthau Garden 2018 Gardening Opportunities Info Session (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Sun Feb 18 1-2:30 pm West End Community Potluck -  Growing Edible Flowers (West End Community Centre)

Sun Feb 18 2:30-3:30 pm West End Urban Garden Club (WE Neighbourhood Food Network) -  Finding the Best Seeds for your Garden (WE Community Centre)

Mon Feb 19 6:30-9:30 pm coFood Long Table Dinner - What if We Grew our Cities instead of Building them? Village Vancouver, Transition, and Community Resilience, and The Change Chats (The Artiste, Mt. Pleasant)

Tue Feb 20 6:30-8 pm Introduction to Fermenting (Strathcona Community Centre)

Wed Feb 21 6:30-8:30 pm Permaculture Vancouver February Meetup - Potluck and workshop (TBD) (VV Strathcona Park


Wed Feb 21 6:30-8:30 pm Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

Thu Feb 22 6:30-8:30 pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (Champlain Heights Community Centre)

Sat Feb 24 10-11 am Aberthau Garden Planning Meeting (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

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75 ways you can help make Vancouver more resilient

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

Sat Feb 3 10-11 am Aberthau Garden Info Session (Aberthau Mansion - WPG Community Centre)

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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Latest Activity

Profile IconAngela Stearns and Joey Berezanski joined Village Vancouver
22 hours ago
VV Events's event was featured

*Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! (by donation; FREE for seniors) at West Point Grey Community Centre (Aberthau Mansion)

February 21, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Feb 18
Delvin Solkinson's event was featured

Squamish Free Permaculture Design Day at Quest University, Squamish

April 8, 2018 from 11am to 5:30pm
Feb 18
Ross Moster updated an event

Ladner Seedy Saturday & Garden Expo 2018 at All Saints Anglican Church

March 3, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
Feb 18

Ongoing Courses/Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at

Interested in getting involved with VV in other ways? check out

Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

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