Village Vancouver is metro Vancouver's official Transition Town Initiative. We connect people in community and build community self reliance in response to challenges posed by climate change, peak oil, economic insecurity and instability, and social injustice, in tangible, constructive and celebratory (fun!) ways.

We run on people power. Members get involved on the basis of what interests them. (Currently, there are a few thousand of us.)

Join us in creating sustainable and resilient neighbourhoods and communities.

For more information on our neighbourhood transition villages and neighbourhood food networks, and other community networks, working groups, projects, workshops, and other activities, please visit www.villagevancouver.ca.

For more information on the worldwide Permaculture inspired Transition Town movement, please visit www.transitionnetwork.org.

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Recent Meetups

  • October 8, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Neighbour Savour Community Potluck

    2 Villagers

    Join us at our FREE Neighbour Savour Community Potluck event and celebrate food and community. This event includes: • Homemade dishes • Live Local Music • Community... Learn more
  • February 25, 2012 · 11:45 AM

    Mapping at 22nd St Station!

    3 Villagers

    Hey! Come participate in a workshop at 22nd St Skytrain in New West on February 25th 2012! See the following website for more details! http://... Learn more
  • February 19, 2012 · 1:00 PM

    Village Vancouver February Meetup & Potluck Sun Feb 19

    25 Villagers | 5.00 5.001

    Connect with other Village Vancouver members, find out what’s happening in Village in our Neighbourhood Food Networks & other projects & initiatives, share a potluck... Learn more
  • January 22, 2012 · 1:00 PM

    Village Vancouver January Meetup + Potluck

    25 Villagers | 5.00 5.001

    Meet Village Vancouver members, learn about new projects and what's happening in our networks and villages, find out about emerging Neighbourhood Food Networks (coming... Learn more
  • March 21, 2011 · 6:00 PM

    VV Monthly Meetup + Potluck

    34 Villagers | 5.00 5.001

    Share some great food (potluck!) & hear what we're up to in our neighbourhood villages & food networks, groups & projects, & the Transition Town movement. Create a... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Judith K. Judith K. joined
    September 19
    Judith K.
    "I been recieving emails, and finally I am able to attend. I moved from New Westminster to Marpole area of Vancouver. Looking forward to attending the Marpole events and hopefully other events at the other locations"
  • New Member
    Jessie K. Jessie K. joined
    September 2
    Jessie K.
    "Hi! My name is Jessie. I have a keen interest in learning about wild edible plants. I look forward to learning more through this community."
  • New Member
    Noah M. Noah M. joined
    August 19
    Noah M.
    "Free thinker, wayseer. Interested in building community resilience."
  • New Member
    Christie Christie­ joined
    August 13
  • New Member
    Ingrid Ingrid­ joined
    June 24
    Ingrid
    "Interested in permaculture, collaborative gardening and actions that build sustainable communities"
  • New Member
    Lesli Lesli­ joined
    May 16
  • New Member
    Genny Genny­ joined
    May 8
    Genny
    "east van gardener"
  • New Member
    Philip B. Philip B. joined
    May 8
  • New RSVP
    Ross M. Ross M. RSVPed Yes­ for Permacultur­e Blitz
    April 25
    Ross M.
    Permacultur­e Blitz
    Saturday 11:00 AM
  • New Member
    Bob S. Bob S. joined
    April 25
    Bob S.
    "Games industry veteran. I've been growing (a small amount of) my own vegetables for the last 3 years or so. Very concerned about the imminent need for transition. http://bobsumme­rwill.com"
 

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