Month: November 2015

Gift Certificate

Now that Vancity has taken over OUR mortgage we are aiming to show them the support of as many of OUR Sustainers who are jumping in to demonstrate their love for OUR through ‘OUR Sustainers Program’.  This program not only gives you great recognition for your support – it provides amazing cash incentive to offset your…
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November 10, 2015 0

Gratitude to OUR new Executive Administrator

Just with the right timing….we are excited to welcome in Caroline Weatherhead OUR new Executive Administrator.  With a long list of project management, event management, organizational management, and great people relations in her background – it is so helpful for OUR Ecovillage Coop Board to have a positive force of heartfelt and high level structuring…
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November 6, 2015 0

Gratitude to OUR General Manager

It is with gratitude that we say goodbye to OUR General Manager, Michael Contardi, who stepped into the realm of working within Non-Profit and Coop work – fresh out of the Corporate world.  It was a big step and done with great intentions.  Much has shifted as OUR Ecovillage Coop has been able to finally…
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November 6, 2015 0

2015 BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE UPDATE

Artist builders extra-ordinaire have made this year another year of major achievements!  OUR Zero Mile Meal Eatery is pretty much buttoned up and now we are going the next step with OUR Federal Gov’t partnership creating a ‘closed-loop’ demonstration project out of the greywater/rainwater/blackwater/ground water/urinals/and compost!  We are looking for tech folks to work with…
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November 6, 2015 0

GOODBYE (for now) TO OUR HOMESTEADERS

It has been a long beautiful transformation over the past 7 months – and October 31st was OUR  brilliant graduation for the “2015 Regenerative Living and Community Homesteader” program.  With 8 amazing humans we journeyed the twists and turns of learning to live together, work together, laugh/cry/rage/hope, hit the wall, find courage, learn and learn…
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November 6, 2015 0

Checking in from OUR Education and Outreach:

Ahhh – the season of school groups!  From K-12 programs to many University and College folks….we have been hosting some of the most amazing learners and volunteers this season.  This has been quite an exceptional team dynamic and we have been all teachers and all learners together on the path.  With this said we are…
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November 6, 2015 0