In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
All of the above :)
We are a Vancouver-based nonprofit organization that envisions a life-enhancing world where people are living in ways that are ecologically sustainable, meaningful, and just.
We carry out this vision through a community-based learning, citizen engagement program that empowers people to connect, to understand, and to respond -- individually and collectively – to the sustainability challenges facing us, with an expanded worldview.
There's a saying that "Transition is not a spectator sport". It's true! Village Vancouver runs on people power, and engaging in activities and projects together helps us accomplish more. Which groups, networks, neighbourhood villages, or projects do you think you might be interested in getting involved with? And what knowledge, skills, resources or other assets can you bring to the mix? (Don't be bashful!)
Absolutely. In terms of proximity we are closest to Kits, Main Street, Dunbar, and UBC, but we would be willing to work with any groups or communities.
What would you like to see improved in Vancouver or in your community regarding sustainability or resiliency? Do you have an idea for a new Transition project or activity?
Where to begin? Homelessness & housing, government accountability, protection of natural resources and environmentally sensitive areas, animal rights, transportation & transit...the list goes on. We've a lot to be proud of here in Vancouver, but we still have a long way to go!
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Interested in participating in a VV garden? We have collaborative gardens/garden spaces in 5 neighbourhoods. Contact us at email@example.com. 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.