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Clay Plaster and Sculpture Training

As part of OUR ECOVILLAGE’s year long Awakening the Dragon project whether you are a well seasoned natural builder, a tradesperson greening your skill set, or an artist builder this year we have something for everyone to learn from the master designers, builders, and artists during our H’ART ATTACKS! Playing Full-in – H’Art Attack Part 1Sculpture, Plaster…
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December 25, 2019 0

h’Art of Community Plaster and Sculpture Playshops

Playing Full-in: h’Art Attack Part 1Sculpture, Plaster and Beauty Workshop June 9 to June 11 from 9am-5pmCost: $220 plus taxes* *Food and Accomodation Upgrades Available As part of OUR’s Awakening the Dragon project, traditional Pueblo clay artist builder, Athena Steen, will teach you to mix and apply a variety of plasters – for sculpting and…
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January 18, 2019 0

Gaia Education Training of Trainers Canada

We are no longer taking registration for the course this year. If you are interested in enrolling in the 2020 course, please contact info@ourecovillage.org. Gaia EducationTraining of Trainers Our Training of Trainers course is content rich, action-based, and lead by our most experienced facilitators.  The ToT in Canada will be facilitated by trainers that have…
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September 20, 2018 0

Sustainable Development Goals

We are no longer taking registration for the course this year. If you are interested in taking the SDGs training later, please contact us at info@ourecovillage.org.  The Sustainable Development Goals April 27th – April 28th, 2019 Cost: 120GBP (CAD price depends on exchange rate. Registration being taken through Findhorn Ecovillage) Interested in more? This SDG training…
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January 24, 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

2019 Gaia Education Training of Trainers Canada

Gaia EducationTraining of Trainers April 22 – May 2, 2019 Off-Site Cost:  $1244 CAD($950 course + $150 lunches) On-Site Cost: $1479 CAD($950 course + $395 food/accom package) Our Training of Trainers course is content rich, action-based, and lead by our most experienced facilitators.  The ToT in Canada will be facilitated by trainers that have decades of experience in…
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January 18, 2018 0

2018 is the year of Action – Sustainable Wellness Update

Are you ready to recreate your relationship with your health physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually? OUR wellness team is excited to help you in this journey with our new Retreat Series this Spring and Summer. Mark your calendar!  April 6 – 8 (Fri-Sun) local herbalist Yarrow Willard from Harmonic Arts will bring his team and their…
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January 16, 2018 0

Fine finishes: Clay plaster and sculpture

How much plaster do you want to learn? Athena Steen returns to teach 2 courses from introductory to artistic. Choose from a weekend to a full week starting July 14th, 2018.   Sign Up for the Weeklong Workshop here Weekend Introduction to clay plaster and paints July 14 &15, 9 am-5 pm with Athena Steen…
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January 9, 2018 0

EDUCATION UPDATE – Gracelynn

Gaia Education 1st Training of Trainers (TOT) programme in Canada is coming to OUR Ecovillage in 2018! OUR partnership with Gaia Education is extending to the next level! After offering Ecovillage Design Education Certificate (EDE) for 2 years, we have been invited to be the organizer and venue for the first Training of Trainers (TOT)…
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November 23, 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