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A New Place Called Cascadia

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By Kirk Schlesinger, Food Production Team Intern Now that O.U.R. Insight Into GMOs Symposium has taken place, what have we learned and where do we go from here? First, the learning – and it was considerable!  An entire Saturday afternoon was devoted to an in-depth exploration of GMOs. Lisa Haché-Maguire, OUR lead symposium facilitator, summarized the ecovillage’s educational process on …

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Movie Monday: GMO Symposium Livestream

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… and for those of you who couldn’t make it to the Insight into GMO Symposium here at the village a week ago… for those of you who didn’t have the chance to see Dr. Don Huber in person, explaining the risks of Glyphosate, or Jon Steinman talk about his work in the Kootenays, and how we can all be …

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It’s More Than a Tasting

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  I would like to start this blog off with a quote that resonates deep inside. One that is continually leading me forward and inspiring me to make the most of this years Wine & Culinary. Wendell Berry says, ” Eating with the fullest pleasure-pleasure, that is, that does not depend on ignorance- is perhaps the profoundest enactment of our …

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2011 Staff Training

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This week we all dropped everything we were doing in our Ecovillage lives and moseyed on up to the Yurt for O.U.R. Annual Staff Training Retreat. This is an interesting feat in itself, being that spring really is in full swing. But somehow, every year, we manage it! The staff training is the one time where we get to spend …

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