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OUR Ecovillage Handbook

Please click here to download OUR Ecovillage Handbook.

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Athena Steen

Weekend Plaster Course

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As part of the fourth module in our Natural Building Extravaganza, we will be offering a weekend package for those wishing to learn natural plasters and finishing from two experts in the field, Athena Steen and Cindy Walker. About Earthen Plasters bring a special feel to a home. And while natural plasters are available ‘in a bag’ you may want …

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Registration for O.U.R. CSA is now open!

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Register Now on O.U.R. CSA page…

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Awakening Inner Alignment with Yarrow Willard

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Join us: May 9th at 7:30pm – Awakening Inner Alignment with Yarrow Willard When we align with the natural rhythms of the universe, we start to unlock our cellular intelligence and grow our abilities to assess the flow of health and balance in our body, mind and spirit.Join Herbalist Yarrow Willard on a brief tour of universal mapping systems and …

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Feb 27th 9am – 9pm: ‘SACRED WATER – SACRED WATERS’ FOR SHAWNIGAN LAKE WITH TA’KAIYA BLANEY, PIPE CARRIERS, ELDERS AND COMMUNITY VOICES

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Facebook event page for updated information: https://www.facebook.com/events/571494469682740/ Google map at bottom of the page! Starts at 9am: Mountain site of Shawnigan Dump Site of the ‘Dirty Dirt’ for a ceremony (480 Stebbings Road, just past the SRI sign). Traditional welcoming by local Elders, community representatives, and all those who gather/stand in honour of the Lands and Water of our collective …

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Gift Certificate

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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 registration.  Check it out….you can …

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Gratitude to OUR new Executive Administrator

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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 to work as a new …

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Gratitude to OUR General Manager

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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 gain title to the land …

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Building Eatery

2015 BUILDING AND INFRASTRUCTURE UPDATE

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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 us on OUR information technology …

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GOODBYE (for now) TO OUR HOMESTEADERS

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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 more….and develop a new resiliency …

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Checking in from OUR Education and Outreach:

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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 in the midst of working …

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