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 for Mar 15 - Apr 15 2019

VV Collaborative Community work parties are starting soon!

Aberthau Permaculture Garden

VV plots at Cottonwood Community Garden

Green Streets Garden

Kits Village Collaborative Garden

If you're interested in gardening with us:

Sat Mar 16, 1:30-3pm Seed Savers Club (Marpole Oakridge Community Centre)
Sun Mar 17, 1-2:30pm Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)
Sun Mar 17, 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club (West End Community Centre)
Tue Mar 19, 6:30-8:30 Making Beeswax Salves w/ Lori Snyder (West End Community Centre)

Wed Mar 20, 6:30-8:30pm Permaculture Vancouver Monthly Meetup! (McBride Park Field House)
Sat Mar 23, 10am-12pm Introduction to Organic Gardening (Renfrew Park Community Centre)
Sat Mar 23, 1-3pm Feast, Field and Forage (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Sat Mar 23, 10am-12:30pm Garden Work Party - Aberthau Community Garden (West Point Grey Community Centre)
Sun Mar 24, 1-3pm Introduction to Early Spring Japanese Vegetables (Kitsilano Community Centre)
Tue Mar 26, 6:30-8:30pm Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce & What To Do About It (West End Community Centre)
Thu Mar 28, 6:30-8:30pm Growing Plenty of Potatoes (Sunset Community Centre)
Sat Mar 30, 10am-12pm Intro to Organic Gardening (False Creek Community Centre)
Sat Mar 30, 12-1:30pm Westside Food Network Potluck (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Tue Apr 2, 6:30-8:30pm Main Street Village Vancouver April Meetup (Little Mountain Neighbourhood House)

Thu Apr 4, 6:30-8:30pm, Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening (West End Community Centre)

Sat Apr 6, 1-3pm Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening (False Creek Community Centre)

Mon Apr 8, 5:30-6:30pm Taming Stress for Better Health (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Tue Apr 9, 6:30-8:30pm Building Healthy Soil (Trout Lake Community Centre)

Wed Apr 10, 6-8pm Native Edibles Talk and Walk (West Point Grey Community Centre)

Fri Apr 12, 7-8pm A Firefighters Global Cycle: Jaws of Life (Kitsilano Community Centre)

Sat Apr 13, 2-4pm Balcony, Container & Small Space Gardening (Hasting Community Centre)

Sun Apr 14, 1-3pm Growing Plenty of Potatoes (West End Community Centre)

Mon Apr 15, 6;30-8:30pm Composting Workshop (Champlain Heights 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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Latest Activity

Jana Ronne's event was featured

Composted steer manure at Pender and Nootka Hastings Community Center parking lot

March 30, 2019 from 9am to 1pm
Jana Ronne posted an event

Composted steer manure at Pender and Nootka Hastings Community Center parking lot

March 30, 2019 from 9am to 1pm
Ross Moster updated an event

*Pests! Who's Eating My Lettuce and What to Do About it at West End Community Centre, Bidwell Room

March 26, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VanDusen Botanical Garden posted an event

Permaculture Garden Design at VanDusen Guides Classroom, Visitor Centre

March 30, 2019 from 10am to 2:30pm

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