Tag: operations

OUR Ecovillage is Hiring a General Manager!

We promised transition by this spring and it’s happening big time, and on more than one level. We are so wonderfully busy here on the land right now (over 45 people from 8 countries doing the Permaculture Design Course) that we’re keeping this newsletter short and sweet, just the upcoming events from Satiya and the…
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April 30, 2015 0

An update from OUR Ecovillage Cooperative – Fall 2013

While the last two years have seen continued infrastructure development and increase in the program and event hosting capacity of OUR Ecovillage, OUR Coop has been challenged to maintain momentum and make progress toward fulfilling its mandate. Since March 2009 O.U.R. Coop has been trying to obtain a conventional mortgage through any bank, credit union,…
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November 15, 2013 0

Rick’s Corner: Finances and Ownership

With so much focus needed on finances and ownership to keep the ship afloat, it’s important for us to keep in mind that we also need to keep growing our capacity to steer the ship. Even as OUR Ecovillage has launched an exciting campaign to raise enough funds for ownership transfer to O.U.R. multi-stakeholder cooperative,…
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November 5, 2011 0

Dr. Huber’s cover letter to Secretary Vilsack

This update to the Dr. Huber research is the first thing I read this morning when I got into the office. Undeniably more evidence that the precautionary principle might be a valuable asset to our repertoire as stewards of the land…. This cover letter is provided to explain the reasoning and concerns that were conveyed…
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April 11, 2011 0

History

Located on an extraordinary 25 acres near Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE began operations in 1999 with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being. O.U.R. Ecovillage is the host site for O.U.R Community Association, a registered nonprofit society dedicated to the promotion of…
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November 17, 2008 0

About

OUR History & Development Located on an extraordinary 25 acres near Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE began operations in 1999 with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being. O.U.R. Ecovillage is the host site for O.U.R Community Association, a registered nonprofit society dedicated…
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November 5, 2008 0