Tag: environment

OUR Natural Building

Interested in taking a course in Natural Building? Visit OUR Events page to see our current offerings. What is Natural Building? Natural Building is building structures using materials such as cob, straw bale, natural plasters and timber frame; materials that occur naturally with as little processing as possible. It is the integration of natural resources…
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January 22, 2018 0

O.U.R. Ecovillage Explorer

With the ongoing request to have more accessibility for folks who wish an integrated short term experience in an ecovillage … we have created O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE EXPLORER!   What does an Ecovillage Explorer do? This program offers you a taste of living in the rhythm of the immersed learning environment of the ecovillage, where your days…
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January 22, 2018 0

OUR Permaculture

Interested in taking a course in Permaculture? Visit OUR Events page to see our current offerings. “Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, and environmental design that develops sustainable architecture and self-maintained agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems.[1][2] The term permaculture (as a systematic method) was first coined by Australians Bill Mollison and…
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January 19, 2018 0

2019 Permaculture Design Certificate & Earth Activist Training

June 28th to July 14th Facilitated by Starhawk, Charles Williams and many other fantastic guest teachers!*Please arrive for 6:00pm on Friday, June 28th Starhawk   Study “Lawful Permaculture”at Our Ecovillage   A 72-hour PDC over 16 days & evenings packed with learning from various instructors who are specialists in their fields. OUR Ecovillage is proud to host…
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January 12, 2018 0


Featured Courses & Workshops O.U.R. MISSIONTo educate, inspire and transform by co-creating a thriving learning community and permaculture demonstration site.O.U.R. VisionSustainable well-being for the land, ourselves, and our worldwide village.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…
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January 4, 2018 0

Big Changes As The New Season Unfolds…March 2017 Newsletter

After an unusually long, cold and snowy winter, spring has finally arrived! We are very fortunate that our fruit trees, berry bushes and all site infrastructure more than stood up to the test of such a trial! Incredible gratitude and thanks to OUR winter team and their loving care. Unfortunately, the weather conditions were such that…
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March 24, 2017 0


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…
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November 6, 2015 0

Event at OUR: Core & Cellular Transformation with Ger Lyons

Healing Workshops with Ger Lyons I am thrilled to announce that Ger Lyons will be returning to Victoria in March to offer his life changing workshops. Experience profound and positive transformation & come home to the self realization & manifestation of your full expression of power, passion & health.  Explore the alchemy of living prayer and…
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February 6, 2014 0

Executive Director’s Report – February 2014

And another year begins….. After taking the last two weeks of December and all of January as ‘the village is closed’ time – February has OUR team all off and running with renewed energy and opportunity!  Huge decisions were made last November and many changes are on the horizon for 2014 and the activities at…
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February 5, 2014 0

Green Burial Resources

Many of these resources were gathered by Earth’s Option, one of our suggested cremation providers. Our thanks to them for gathering these—often local to OUR Scattering Grounds—resources. Bereavement & Grief Resources There are many excellent local, regional, national and inter-national grief resources available. They can provide a comforting environment to help you through the phases…
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July 11, 2013 0