Mark Your Calendars: 25th Anniversary!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! OUR Ecovillage’s 25th Anniversary The BIGGEST sharing of all is that in March 2024 marks OUR Ecovillage’s 25th Anniversary!!! We have a wondrous first Grand re-Opening and Anniversary Event on March 24th, 2024 at 2:00pm.  Please RSVP, mark your calendars and we will give you more details in the new year to let you […]


OUR Ecovillage Cooperative Report 2023

After an amazing, often beyond magical, and sometimes heartbreaking year – OUR Ecovillage Cooperative is reaching out with gratitude and love for the many experiences that had us all grow and expand OUR vision for the future.  Many of the assumptions we held to be assured – seemed to shift like sand…many things that could […]


Permaculture Design Principles at OUR Ecovillage

Permaculture Principles 10, 11, 12

10. Use and Value Diversity Just as ecosystems work best when filled with a greater variety of different plants and animals, so human society functions best when an variety of different people are represented. In your garden, home and your life in general, it’s a good idea to promote and value diversity in all its […]


Holy Basil at OUR Ecovillage

Healing Herb: Holy Basil

  Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), commonly known in the Hindi language as tulsi, is quite possibly the most revered medicinal herb on the planet. Holy basil is a plant that has violet flowers and blossoms; the stems are green, but sometimes have a purple tinge.  Medicinal preparations are made from the leaves, stems, and seeds […]


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Land acknowledgment

OUR ECOVILLAGE is situated on unceded Indigenous lands. The Coast Salish Peoples are the guardians of these lands and waters where we live, work, pray, and play. Quw’utsun (Cowichan) is a historical place of gathering and Na’tsa’ maht Shqwaluwun/”one-heart one-mind” for many Indigenous peoples.

OUR ECOVILLAGE is committed to regenerate land and all ecosystems while acknowledging and respecting Indigenous knowledge that ensures thriving for all beings; we call this Permaculture.

OUR ECOVILLAGE is dedicated to continuously educating ourselves and our communities about the history and peoples of OUR bio-region, to assist in decolonization and re-villaging as a path towards peacemaking, from local to global.