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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


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

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

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

Breath as Medicine Workshop

With Scott Kelly–OUR resident & facilitator-Conscious Connected BreathworkScott is a resident of OUR ECOVILLAGE! He will be offering a group Conscious Connected Breathwork Sound Session for 90 minutes on: Sunday December 7th from 1:30–3:00. A very special journey accompanied by two very accomplished musicians Tanya Devine and Ocian Flo teaming up to offer “Of the…
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November 27, 2014 0

July14 – Executive Director Report

It’s mid-July and we’re all here! Brandy, the leadership team at OUR, and the growing legion of supporters around the world who are coming together to make this happen. It’s been a difficult, magical ride, and we may not be through it all yet but we’re growing through it together. On the ground, OUR team…
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July 15, 2014 0

Photo of the Week: Ngoma

As with the past several years in a row, OUR Ecovillage played host to Zimbabwae music festival Nhemamusasa North this July, which had all of us tapping our feet, whether in the office, the garden, or out on the building site. This Ngoma drum was just one of the many instruments in the yurt used…
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August 10, 2013 0

Executive Director’s Report – Jan 2013

It is incredible to imagine that we are actually living in 2013 not to mention that this is the beginning of the 15th year for O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE’s evolution of village life on baldy mountain! So – it is time to tell of the harvests and of the upcoming seeds that are being sown… This last…
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January 19, 2013 0

OUR 2012 Staff Training

Every year at the beginning of the season, we gather for a few days to get to know new team members and create the container of incredible teamwork and dedication required to host the summer’s programs and events. Here’s a peek into the experience by DanaBird. After a jam-packed 2 days of staff training, I…
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April 10, 2012 0