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Imitation, the highest form of flattr-y

No, that’s not a spelling error… its all the rage on the web right now, and I want you to follow suit. I need you to know that my motives are entirely selfish. I want to give you money for what you are doing. The deal is that I have given myself a certain amount…
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January 4, 2011 0

As the turtle turns

In which I examine the darkness beneath the light of a full moon eclipse.


December 22, 2010 0

Green Burial at O.U.R Ecovillage

Everyone at O.U.R. Ecovillage strives to achieve sustainability in all aspects of the lifestyle we have chosen to live.  On personal levels, we are working for sustainable relationships with each other, with work and with play.  As a village we are constantly trying new ways of planting, growing, cultivating and harvesting food, building our infrastructure…
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December 20, 2010 0

The roof… the roof…

A beautiful red roof on a blustery day at the ecovillage


December 9, 2010 0

Television killed the…

Shaw TV comes to O.U.R. Ecovillage – come on in and meet the crew.


December 7, 2010 0

A walk down memory lane

Brandy + Lisa + popcorn + a bag of wet photos + a wood stove + a photo scanner = many future blog posts.


December 3, 2010 0

2009 A year in review

I am constantly blown away by the amount of stuff that gets done around here.  Everyone who lives here, who goes off site for a day or more, says the same thing “I always feel like I miss out on so much”.  And it’s true.  Over the weekend, the builders, namely Alexis and Jay nearly…
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December 1, 2010 0

Stepping up to Zero-waste

Even before moving to the Ecovillage, the intention of zero waste was always at the forefront of our purchasing decisions. A far cry from No Impact Man, my husband and I decided to do our part by monitoring and then intentionally shrinking down the amount of waste that came out of our Vancouver apartment. We…
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November 30, 2010 0

Lunchtime conversation…

The lunchtime topic of conversation moves toward the impact of petro polymers – namely plastic. All because we wondered what it would be like to knit a paintball…


November 27, 2010 0

O.U.R newest addition…

Today we introduce O.U.R. newest addition, Lisa Tilson who moved on site a couple of weeks ago and received the YMCA Youth Eco Internship here at OUR Ecovillage.


November 26, 2010 0