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OUR Farm & Food Production

Interested in taking a course in Farm and Food Production? Visit OUR Events page to see our current offerings. OUR Ecovillage has approximately nine acres in food production, including greenhouses, propagated gardens, food forests, animals areas and grazing space. As with all areas of our site, permaculture is always on our mind as we plan…
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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

Spring Break Camp: Food, Farm and Forest

March 14 – March 21, 2020 Taught by: OUR Community of teachers  Location: OUR Ecovillage Time: Offsite Camp Hours 9:00am-3:00pm Onsite Camp Hours 9:00am-7:00pm (with optional evening program from 7:30-9:30pm) Cost (CAD) :$55.00 per day$400 for the full 8 day   Join us over March Break for a series of fun filled days of hands-on nature based…
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January 16, 2018 0

June 2017 Newsletter

Update from OUR ECOVILLAGE Cooperative by Board Chair Brandy Gallagher More than ever we are excited at the shifts and changes that this season has brought us!  As we round the Summer Solstice we celebrate and honour all of those who bring their incredible love and support to OUR Ecovillage Coop in order to keep our…
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June 22, 2017 0

Look Who’s At OUR – And Honor The Shifts And Goodbye’s Newsletter

Well, reports about the arrival of spring have been greatly exaggerated. Cold weather and lots of rain continued to dominate the weather scene this month. But this hasn’t dampened the spirits of the OUR Ecovillagers and volunteers who have been leaning into spring with planting, greenhouse repairs, waste water treatment and deck construction and new…
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April 26, 2017 0

OUR Sustainable Wellness Team

Aliya Rahemtulla, MD Aliya is a medical doctor with specialization in Family Medicine and Integrative Health. She has also trained in and practices Functional Medicine, which addresses the underlying cause of disease, and focuses on optimal function of the body as a system. Aliya’s interest in healthcare stemmed from the concept of eco-systems. By observing…
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November 5, 2015 0

OUR Events Report (March, 2015)

Well, spring is on its way and the signs of that are very obvious from the return of the robins to the appearance of the first Stinging Nettles here on the farm. The birds are up earlier and the angle of the sun has changed. The daytime is warmer and that calls us out of…
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March 2, 2015 0

A Letter from Brandy: November 2014

And along comes the winter…after the fastest moving year I can remember, and so much intense learning–now we are working to bed down for the winter and go into a bit of hibernation after the holidays (yes we have to work full out now winterizing gardens and the land in order to be ready for…
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November 8, 2014 0


Fall is here and we have been getting things buttoned down for the winter: collecting firewood, closing down the showers, and cleaning and putting all the tools and equipment away until next year. Another big milestone comes to fruition as we put the crowning touches on OUR Zero Mile Meal Eatery with new doors (salvaged…
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October 10, 2014 0

A message from Rick Juliusson (Sept, 2014)

Fall is a time of harvest, renewal, and preparing for the coming year.  On the farm, we are happily picking, preserving, sharing at the farmer’s market and CSA program, planting winter crops, and already preparing rows for a long winter’s nap. The better we mulch and cover crop the garden now, the better our spring…
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September 16, 2014 0