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 projects@villagevancouver.ca.)

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Special Announcements

Village Vancouver Events for January 2019

Thu Jan 17 6-7pm Kits Village January Recycling Depot

(Kitsilano Community Centre)

Fri Jan 18 1:45-3:45pm VV Tabling: Seed Library at Backpack Program (Strathcona Community Centre)

Sun Jan 20 1-2:30pm  Community Potluck, Seed Library & Workshop (West End Community Centre)

Sun Jan 20 2:30-3:30pm West End Urban Garden Club (West End Community Centre)

Sun Jan 20 2:30-4:00pm  Grow Your Own Microgreens (Trout Lake Community Centre)

Tue Jan 22 1-3pm Making Sauerkraut (Thunderbird Community Centre)

Fri Jan 25 9:30-11am Grow Your Own Microgreens (Strathcona Community Centre)
Sat Jan 26 11am-12pm 2019 VV Gardening Info Session (Kitsilano Community Centre)
Sun Jan 27 1-3pm  Grow Your Own Microgreens (West End Community Centre)
Wed Jan 30 7-8:30pm Introduction to Fermenting (West Point Grey Community Centre)

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Volunteer with Village Vancouver

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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: gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

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For more info on VV events: events@villagevancouver.ca

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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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*Making Sauerkraut at Thunderbird Community Centre

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*Seed Savers Club - FREE! at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

March 16, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3pm
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*Introduction to Organic Gardening ($15 workshop) at Marpole Oakridge Community Centre, Club Room

March 2, 2019 from 1pm to 3pm
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Ongoing Courses/Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

Interested in getting involved with VV in other ways? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

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

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