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

Upcoming events:

Fri Jan 13 Kits Village Collaborative Garden Indoor Starters Planting Discussion (Kits) 

Sun Jan 15 Community Potluck & Garden Club (West End)

Wed Jan 18 Kits Village Collaborative Garden Garden Prep Planning (Kits)

Wed Jan 18 East Van Village/Permaculture Vancouver Potluck & workshop (Strathcona)

Thu Jan 19 Recycling Depot (Kits)

Sun Jan 22  "Bee Mine" Valentine Papermaking  (West End)

Tues Jan 24 Intro to Native Pollinators (Strathcona)

Thu Jan 26 Seed Libraries Organizing Team meeting (Kits or Strathcona)

Sat Jan 28 2017 Gardening and Permaculture Opportunities Info Session (Strathcona)

Sun Jan 29 Kits Village Potluck & Neighbourhood Small Grants Info Session (Kits)

Sat Feb 4 Seed Savers Club (West End)

Tue Feb 7 Seed Savers Club (Strathcona)

Wed Feb 8 Spicy Sauerkraut (Pt.Grey)

Sat Feb 11 Seed Savers Club (Pt. Grey)

Sat Feb 11 Curtido: Central American Fermented Cabbage (Strathcona)

Sun Feb 12 Organic Gardening Intensive part one (pt. two Mar 5) (West End)

Wed Feb 15 Kits Village Collaborative Garden work pary (Kits)

Wed Feb 15 Mason Jar Salads (Pt. Grey)

Thu Feb 16 Recycling Depot (Kits)

Thu Feb 16 Intro to Organic Gardening (West End)

Sat Feb 18 Permaculture Garden work party (Pt. Grey)

Sun Feb 19 Permaculture Garden work party (Strathcona )

Sun Feb 19 Community Potluck & Garden Club (West End)

Mon Feb 20 Green Spaces Garden work party (Kits)

Tue Feb 21 Intro to Organic Gardening (Pt. Grey)

Wed Feb 22 Kits Village Collaborative Garden work party (Kits)

Wed Feb 22 East Van Village/Permaculture Vancouver Potluck & workshop (Strathcona)

Thu Feb 23 Seed Libraries Organizing Team meeting (Kits or Strathcona)

Sun Feb 26 Building Native Bee Houses (West End)

Tue Feb 28 Intro to Organic Gardening (Strathcona)


Happy Holidays from

Village Vancouver

Best wishes for a peaceful, just and resilient 2017


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Latest Activity

BCSEA's event was featured

Cool It! In Your Community Free Family Workshop at VPL Kitsilano Branch

January 28, 2017 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
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David Dalley's event was featured

Virtual March for Peace, Unity and Compassion on Inauguration Day at Surrey and online at #ThisIsSurrey

January 20, 2017 from 9am to 5pm
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Delvin Solkinson's event was featured

*Vancouver : Evening of Permaculture at Langara College

March 18, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
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Ross Moster's event was featured

*Kits Village January Plastic Recycling Depot (@Kits Community Centre) at Kits Community Centre

January 19, 2017 from 6pm to 7pm
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