Month: June 2013

OUR Farm Report July 2013

The salad bowls are overflowing with a variety of textures, colors, tastes and smells: nasturtium and kale leaves and flowers, calendula, magenta spreen, wild arugula, chickweed, deer tongue and miner’s lettuce all fill OUR mouths with dense nutritive properties.  The summer season at OUR farm is in full swing, with excitement and inspiration from the…
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June 28, 2013 0

Getting to OUR ECOVILLAGE

Getting to OUR Ecovillage 1565 Baldy Mountain Road, Shawnigan Lake, BC Depending on where you are coming from, there are plenty of options for travelling to OUR Ecovillage. We’ve tried to provide options for many of them below. Please let us know if you need further clarification. Scroll down for directions: By Air By Train…
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June 25, 2013 0

Community Mother Drum Portal Journey

O.U.R. Ecovillage Friday June 14th 7:30 – 9:30 PM 1565 Baldy Mtn. Rd. Shawnigan Lake, BC O.U.R. Ecovillage invites you to come gather in community for a deep inner journey, through the portal of your own sacred heart. The journey will be guided by the heartbeat of an 80 cm Community Mother Drum Soletê-Golden1, with…
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June 11, 2013 0

Honoring A Very Special Elder

I write this after 12 days of a long and heart-connected vigil with OUR beloved Eialina Armfelt, who helped found One United Resource some 20+ years ago.  In these last days of 24/7 ceremony, song, tears and letting go…..her life continued to remind us all of why OUR ECOVILLAGE is such an important sacred space…
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June 3, 2013 0

OUR Outreach Update June 2013

“This summer has already had a great turn out of students and schools visiting OUR Ecovillage. We hosted 5 Teacher Candidates from University of British Columbia Enhanced Practicum. These students quickly became immersed in a community learning environment, and their impact and presence was hugely felt on the land. They contributed amazing learning and teaching…
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June 3, 2013 0

OUR People Profile with Noé and Ludo

Friends for three years, Noé and Ludo have been on the road together for several months. Two years into a trip around the world, Ludo stopped back home in France and convinced Noé to join him on the road. After some other WOOFing adventures, the pair came to O.U.R. Ecovillage, where they have spent the…
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June 1, 2013 0

OUR Farm Report June 2013

As the weather heats up the plants are bursting into life. As the kale continues flowering, some seed from last year’s are maturing nicely as the josta berries are ripening. Set back only slightly with the damp weather, spring is making its way into summer. As for new arrivals on the land we are now…
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June 1, 2013 0