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O.U.R. Sustainable Wellness Retreats

What is Sustainable Wellness? Sustainable Wellness + Integrative Health + Community = Healthy Earth Sustainable wellness is co-creating healthy community through teaching the inherent healing ability we each have within ourselves. We offer workshops, retreats, and ceremonies for you to learn and experience the healing power of nature through both traditional wisdom and scientific knowledge. We believe that by…
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November 6, 2018 0

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

OUR Upcoming Courses

Courses and Events Earth Activist Permaculture Design Certificate Course Learn how to design human systems that mimic natural systems, using a minimum of energy and resources and creating real abundance and social justice. We will cover principles and ethics, reading the landscape, how to heal soil and cleanse water, design integrated systems, harvest water, drought-proof…
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January 18, 2018 0

Ecological building and Just Biofiber

Ecological building workshop series with Just Biofiber building system 2 weeks of workshops and special events for builders and professionals on the cutting edge of sustainable building. What if the health and simplicity of natural buildings could be joined with the performance demands of high efficiency commercial buildings? This summer we will introduce a new…
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January 9, 2018 0

NATURAL BUILDING AND ECOLOGICAL DESIGN AT OUR – Elke Cole

Here’s a question we are asked a lot around natural homes: ‘how much maintenance does it take?’ OR ‘How long does it last?’ While there are no simple answers to questions like that, we are currently revisiting OUR earliest buildings for some re-finishing. The Sanctuary was our first construction project- started in 2003. Since then…
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November 23, 2017 0

Big News from 2016 and Exciting Events in 2017!

IT FINALLY HAPPENED THIS YEAR…..always knew it would: CHAIR OF OUR ECOVILLAGE COOP BOARD  IT FINALLY HAPPENED THIS YEAR….and we always knew it would!  2016 is closing and we are counting OUR blessings not the least of which has been rolling over OUR Ecovillage Cooperative as the title holder as the amazing ownership model (land…
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January 14, 2017 0

Book as a Venue!

Interested in working with us for your event, course, workshop, gathering, retreat, or something else? O.U.R is a 25-acre ecovillage with an amazing capacity to hold space for events that are in line with our vision, values, and calendar. Join us in yurts, 100+ person zero-mile cob eatery, large open classroom spaces, healing sanctuary, artist…
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May 3, 2016 0

Feb 27th 9am – 9pm: ‘SACRED WATER – SACRED WATERS’ FOR SHAWNIGAN LAKE WITH TA’KAIYA BLANEY, PIPE CARRIERS, ELDERS AND COMMUNITY VOICES

Facebook event page for updated information: https://www.facebook.com/events/571494469682740/ Google map at bottom of the page! Starts at 9am: Mountain site of Shawnigan Dump Site of the ‘Dirty Dirt’ for a ceremony (480 Stebbings Road, just past the SRI sign). Traditional welcoming by local Elders, community representatives, and all those who gather/stand in honour of the Lands…
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February 23, 2016 0

Summer 2015 Events at a Glance

Are you looking for reasons to visit OUR Ecovillage this summer? We have many many interesting learning and fun reasons for you to take the short 35minute drive from Victoria or an hour from Nanaimo area. May 20–24th Women in Wood Learn to build using wood. Learn the necessary skills to safely and productively use…
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May 18, 2015 0

OUR Ecovillage is Hiring a General Manager!

We promised transition by this spring and it’s happening big time, and on more than one level. We are so wonderfully busy here on the land right now (over 45 people from 8 countries doing the Permaculture Design Course) that we’re keeping this newsletter short and sweet, just the upcoming events from Satiya and the…
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April 30, 2015 0