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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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The Mortgage Lands!

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AT LONG, LONG LAST….. REPORT FROM THE FIELD TO FORK! — From EDUCATION AND OUTREACH and FARM MANAGER. If I have heard one statement repeated the most around OUR ECOVILLAGE – it might be “we are almost there!”.  i can only tell you that it feels almost surreal to have ARRIVED!!  At least at the most sought after milestone of …

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Natural Building Update with Elke Cole

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After 3 months of holding the focus on the Eco Nest, we have shifted to the Turtle house. It’s a change as the two buildings are very different in Character and also in tasks. Two large piles of fresh “bob-cob” sitting in front of the house and a handful of builders working to the sound of music, bringing up its …

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Hello from OUR new General Manager

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Two months have now passed since the departure of Rick Juliasson to the mystical cloud forests of Costa Rica, where he is, no doubt, at this very moment bungy jumping over the warm waterfalls near Monteverde Friends School. Though his big shoes still remain, I’ve been gradually learning the ropes on OUR systems, culture and programming and partaking of the …

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Don’t Forget to Get Your Space in the Goody Box!

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WHY NOT JOIN OUR COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA)…with a TWIST!! With all the talk about local food and supporting farmland/farmers – OUR team invites the local community to step forward and bring this to more of a reality in your own world! We have a beautiful GOODY BOX which includes so much more than veggie and fruits….but also eggs, some …

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May/June 2015: An Update from Brandy: Education and Outreach Coordinator + Co-op Site Liason

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OK there is way to much to tell everyone about since OUR last Newsletter but we kind of waited until we had full confirmation on many aspects of the next phases of OUR ECOVILLAGE…and here is the news– After 7 months of full out paperwork, accounting, and incredible spreadsheeting we have OUR full mortgage approved by Vancity with more than …

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Summer 2015 Events at a Glance

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Are you looking for reasons to visit OUR Ecovillage this summer? We have many many interesting learning and fun reasons for you to take the short 35minute drive from Victoria or an hour from Nanaimo area. May 20–24th Women in Wood Learn to build using wood. Learn the necessary skills to safely and productively use woodworking tools from skilled wookworkers …

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OUR Ecovillage is Hiring a General Manager!

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We promised transition by this spring and it’s happening big time, and on more than one level. We are so wonderfully busy here on the land right now (over 45 people from 8 countries doing the Permaculture Design Course) that we’re keeping this newsletter short and sweet, just the upcoming events from Satiya and the following exciting updates Rick Juliusson: …

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