Observe the land in all its seasons and deepen your understanding of how it interacts with the wider environment around it through the practice of permaculture.

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OUR learning center is host to groups who wish to learn in an immersive environment about how they may live in harmony with the earth sustainably. We are all teachers and we are all learners.



OUR volunteers are invited to contribute their gifts to the village and learn community through building relationships with each other and to the land itself.  Well, it starts with communication.



At OUR workshops, retreats, and ceremonies we connect to the healing ability we each have within through traditional wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the healing power of nature


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What Our Community Says

Read what people are saying about their experience at OUR Ecovillage

The courses at OUR Ecovillage are a life changing experience for everyone who attends. I mean it. The comprehensive thinkers, designers, and builders on team have a serious specialty or two to share with you. They will take care of you.

Mark Lakeman
Permaculture Teacher

OUR is a fantastic place because when you’re here permaculture is all around you: you’re living it and seeing it in the gardens & natural buildings. Many people come into permaculture with a dream of founding a community or an ecovillage and here – they’ve actually done it.

Teacher and activist

OUR is committed to modelling & sharing the future we all need. Whether you stay for an hour or a decade, a piece of the village goes with you – and a piece of your heart stays there. Deepest bows to all who work to evolve this important community space.

Jason Guille
CEO @ Stream of consciousness


Through their experiences in our immersive learning environment, we aim to allow students to become teachers themselves, solidifying newly-gained knowledge while simultaneously sharing skills with newer students.

Fine Finishes: Clay Plaster & Sculpture

July 14th – 19th

3 courses from introductory to artistic. Choose from a weekend to 1 week in July

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Composting Toilets: what, how and why

August 17th-19th

Composting toilets are now a legal option in BC. This workshop will get you ready.

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An Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting

September 22nd

How much water do you use daily? How are you using it? How can you prepare for times of drought or emergencies?

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Margarini Centre’s Power of Hope

Summer of 2019

This training package focuses on resilient community based food systems and ecologically appropriate built environments for sustainable living.

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Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest village happenings by reading some of the blog posts from OUR Community

July Building Update

Building Report By Elke ColeHow do you prepare for plastering? Our team is going through the steps to have the site and materials ready for the plaster workshop with Athena[…]

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July Wellness Update

by Gracelynn LauSummer is the time of creativity, action and growth, reminding us the innocence and playfulness of the children. At the last Wellness Saturday systemic constellation workshop we dived[…]

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July Co-Op Board Report

By Brandy GallagherOK….there is something about the ‘density of time’ which is getting so much thicker and richer that I feel it in every bone of my body this year. […]

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