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

Happy Holidays from Village Vancouver!

We wish you a peaceful and fulfilling holiday season, and a just, sustainable, and resilient 2019.


Village Vancouver Events for December

Sun Dec 2 1-3pm  West End Urban Gardening Club - Holiday Celebration (West End Community Centre)

Thu Dec 6 6:30-8:30pm Fermented Root Beer (False Creek Community Centre)

Sat Dec 8, 10am-12pm, Planning Your Spring Garden (Riverfront Community Garden) FREE RSVP Ross

Sat Dec 8, 2-4pm, Planning Your Spring Garden (Garratt Wellness Centre) FREE 

Sun Dec 9, 2-4pm, Planning Your Spring Garden (Charleson Community Garden) FREE RSVP Ross

Sun Dec 9 1:30-3pm Let's Make Kimchi (Hillcrest Community Centre)

Thu Dec 13 6-7pm Kits Village November Recycling Depot and Seed Library (Kitsilano 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:


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!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

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Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Mitch Giffin is now a member of Village Vancouver
Village Vancouver's event was featured

*Kits Village January Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

January 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Village Vancouver posted an event

*Kits Village January Recycling Depot at Kits Community Centre

January 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Paige Inglis is now a member of Village Vancouver
Dec 30, 2018

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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