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

 Neighbour Savour VIII Community Potluck 

Tuesday, October 24 6-9pm

Heritage Hall (15th and Main) 

- food, music and fun!

- family-friendly, free event for all! 


Upcoming Village Vancouver Events

Fall Activities and Events

Workshops, our 8th Annual Neighbour Savour community potluck (Oct 24th), Slow Food/Slow Everything Day (Dec 2nd), A Harvest Celebration, and lots more! 



Weekly gardening parties @Aberthau Garden & Kits Village Collaborative Garden

Fri Oct 20

4-6pm Spice Up Your Garden with Garlic! + short Seed Saving class (Queen Alexandra Garden) 

Sat Oct 21

9-10:30am Seed Savers Club (West End Community Centre)

1:30-3pm Seed Savers Club (Strathcona Community Centre)

 Mon Oct 23

7-8:30pm Making Beeswax Salves w/Lori Snyder (West End Community Centre)

Tue Oct 24 

6-9pm Neighbour Savour VIII Community Potluck (Heritage Hall)

- food, music and fun!

- family-friendly, free event for all! 

 Wed Oct 25

6:30-8:30pm Intro to Making Sauerkraut (Sunset 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:


Volunteer with Village Vancouver


Over 20 ways you can help


 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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