Tag: food security

Travel – Community – Connection By Ana

For many people travelling is about discovery. Discovering, learning and enjoying… all of them should be in anybody’s travelling experiences. However, there is one that is number one for me: Connection. Connection is what made me a nomad for more than 3 years. Everything for me is about connection. Life in general, not only travelling.…
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November 22, 2017 0

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September 20, 2017 0

VILLAGE TO VILLAGE PROJECT Between “Better World Cameroon” and O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE!!

Below, Brandy Gallagher of OUR ECOVILLAGE, and Elke Cole of Better World Cameroon (and formerly O.U.R. Ecovillage) give updates about their respective Village projects and also introduce an exciting partnership forming between OUR Village and Better World Cameroon. Brandy: After 10 years of Elke Cole and Brandy Gallagher having built OUR ECOVILLAGE’s onsite school “Topia,” many changes…
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February 5, 2014 0

OUR Sustainers: Silvia DiBlasio

OUR Sustainers work to support the day-to-day activities of the Village, making monthly contributions to ensure that we can continue our work around education, sustainable food production, and community. Because we think they are pretty great and want to share their stories with OUR community, we’ll be profiling them in our newsletter and on the…
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November 30, 2013 0

OUR Sustainer – Nikki Tate

OUR Sustainers work to support the day-to-day activities of the Village, making monthly contributions to ensure that we can continue our work around education, sustainable food production, and community. Because we think they are pretty great and want to share their stories with OUR community, we’ll be profiling them in our newsletter and on the…
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November 1, 2013 0

My Permaculture Adventure–Longing for the Shire

BY SILVIA Di BLASIO (image above: Hasi Eldib) “The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the…
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October 28, 2013 0

2013 Introduction to Summer Staff

Dani: A huge hello to everyone in and around the OUR community! I am so happy to have been welcomed into this amazing space and am realizing more and more each day what an incredible opportunity I am being offered in working here. I have a particular interest in local food and food security (and…
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April 19, 2013 0

From Brandy – founder, placemaker & Executive Director of O.U.R.

Today is an auspicious day and this is the final write of my newsletter submission for OUR November 2011 Newsletter. After the last week of deep concern I have worked on a best way to word this report/announcement in order to reach out to O.U.R. Ecovillage’s wider community. Today will mark the day where I…
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November 12, 2011 0

A New Place Called Cascadia

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…
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October 1, 2011 0

From The Executive Team!

Wow – Where did the summer go…. and how the heck did OUR team manage to pull off so much with the strange weather that moved through?!? Seems that we grew just as much amazing food as last year, planted out and prepped much more food system spaces, and babied along all OUR new perennials…
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September 8, 2011 0