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OUR COOPERATIVE REPORT

This is the year of ‘partnership’!! Some we have shifted and changed the paradigms within…..AND amazing new partnerships have been kicked off to herald in 2018 with a new feel. With spiritually inspired youth programs to full swing on “Closing the Loop on Affordable and Healthy Housing” (Federal Government) – OUR team has been working…
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February 10, 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

How We Teach and Learn

One of the central tenants of our philosophy as an educational facility is that we are all teachers and we are all learners. 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 students. At the same time, all…
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January 22, 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

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

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

The Mortgage Lands!

AT LONG, LONG LAST….. REPORT FROM THE FIELD TO FORK! — From EDUCATION AND OUTREACH and FARM MANAGER. If I have heard one statement repeated the most around OUR ECOVILLAGE – it might be “we are almost there!”.  i can only tell you that it feels almost surreal to have ARRIVED!!  At least at the…
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September 8, 2015 0

May/June 2015: An Update from Brandy: Education and Outreach Coordinator + Co-op Site Liason

OK there is way to much to tell everyone about since OUR last Newsletter but we kind of waited until we had full confirmation on many aspects of the next phases of OUR ECOVILLAGE…and here is the news– After 7 months of full out paperwork, accounting, and incredible spreadsheeting we have OUR full mortgage approved…
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May 23, 2015 0

OUR Education and Outreach Report (March, 2015)

A fresh start, a new reality, and in some ways it feels like a new sense of community in OUR world! Last year created the opportunity for huge change; helped OUR community let go of much of what needed to transform and to truly embrace some of the founding principles of OUR ECOVILLAGE in a…
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March 2, 2015 0

OUR CSA: What’s in an Acroynm?

Community Supported Agriculture programs, often known as CSAs, are becoming increasingly popular for farmers and their customers, but many who haven’t been exposed to them before aren’t quite sure what they entail. While there are as many options as there are CSAs, the general principle of all of these ‘box’ programs is the same. During…
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January 14, 2015 0