Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

Transition and Community Resilience

VV groups: All! Villages, Groups & Networks, Food Network

Projects: All!

 

Village Vancouver (VV) Transition Society is about taking action on sustainability, community resilience, social justice, and health. VV is Vancouver's Transition Town Initiative, responding appropriately and smartly to Climate Change, Peak Oil, and economic insecurity. We are one of over 374 permaculture-inspired official Transition Towns worldwide, one of 20 in Canada, and the 4th in BC. Learn more about the Transition Movement in this 45-minute video. 

We connect people together in their neighbourhoods ("villages") and around common interests through potlucks, growing food,workshops, events, projects, working groups, networks, and permaculture.

Join us in whatever activity on this site excites you, or develop your own and tell us about it. Our city and bioregion have to play their parts in the global Transition Movement, and we hope to help Vancouver and the whole metropolitan area evolve from the ground up to a less energy-consumptive, less polluted, more equitable,  celebratory and healthier community, through the lives, livelihoods, activities, homes, and workplaces of each of our 600,000 person city and 2.3 million metropolitan population.

Please send us an email here with your feedback as this site takes shape: suggestions, recommendations, and critiques. We want to hear from you!
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Content still to be added.  Interested in creating a first draft?  Email us.

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

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Latest Activity

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*VV Online Winter Workshop Series 2021-22 at Online - Zoom

December 15, 2021 to January 25, 2022
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*Making Incense 101/Flower Essences (online workshop) at Online - Zoom

December 15, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Dec 13, 2021
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*Making Incense 101/Flower Essences (online workshop) at Online - Zoom

December 15, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Dec 13, 2021
Village Vancouver's event was featured
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*VV Online Winter Workshop Series 2021-22 at Online - Zoom

December 13, 2021 to January 12, 2022
Dec 9, 2021

Ongoing Activities

Interested in getting involved or volunteering with Village Vancouver? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Regular activities:

Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca. Gardening now in progress. New gardeners welcome (space allowing).

Kits Village Recycling Depot (2nd or 3rd Thursdays Kits Community Centre) Next depot: Thursday, August 19th 

Main St. Village monthly gatherings (1st Tuesdays Little Mountain Neighbourhood House) Currently on hold due to COVID

Permaculture Vancouver Meetups (3rd Wednesdays VV McBride Park Fieldhouse (sometimes elsewhere) Next meetup: Special date Thursday, July 29th

West End Community Potluck/WE Urban Garden Club (3rd Sundays West End Community Centre, in July and August 4th Thursdays - July 22nd and August 26th.

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