Tag: ownership

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

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

OUR Executive Director’s Report (March, 2015)

While most of y’all are shovelling snow, I’m looking out my window at fresh flowers blossoming white on a dark pink plum tree. Impossibly, magically, life bursts forth on its own schedule. Through the short winter we spent long hours putting together our finances, plans and relationships, leading to a massive mortgage application to three…
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March 2, 2015 0

A Message from Rick Juliusson (November 2014)

OUR “Protect OUR Ecovillage” campaign has been a powerful lesson in how the global community can rally together to make a difference. And it’s been a humbling experience for me, knowing that hundreds of people who could not be here in person sent their support through financial contributions, entrusting me to be on the ground…
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November 6, 2014 0

A Message from Brandy (October 2014)

How did it become Fall? I never expected to find myself ‘falling’ at this point…and after the last 10 months will never still expect to ‘fall’.  I am wanting to connect with so many folks–to find a way to fully express my “ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE”!   After all this time of finding ways of being…
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October 10, 2014 0

Brandy’s Blog (August 7, 2014)

Hello Community friends and family–time passes so quickly in this journey of mine called ‘recovery’!  It is tempting to me often to pick up so many balls that are flying in the air currently and…to run with them.  I have to monitor myself not to simply ‘jump in’ and help so much as is my…
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August 7, 2014 0

60 Days to #protectOUR Forever

Dear OUR Ecovillage friend, Every year, OUR Ecovillage interfaces with many thousands of people, teaching and inspiring them about topics ranging from food production to permaculture, natural building to animal husbandry, and much more. Thanks to the hard work and generosity of thousands of individuals, corporations, government agencies, community groups, and supporters such as yourself,…
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May 28, 2014 0

May 2014 Executive Director’s Message

This is certainly the most challenging Executive Director Report I have ever had to write!   After struggling for the past few months with doctors, shocking medical news, and an incredible level of physical challenge we all realize that I must communicate with the wider community about my journey…and OUR journey.  After over a year…
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May 26, 2014 0

A Message From OUR New Stewardship Council

Hello Community My name is Jason Guille and I’m a Director of the OUR Community Association non-profit. For the last 3 years I have been supporter and project contributor at OUR, before joining the Board before Christmas. With Brandy’s recent diagnosis of a major health issue–we find ourselves at an abrupt pivot point in OUR…
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April 1, 2014 0

OUR Executive Director’s Report April 2014

This is certainly the most challenging Executive Director Report I have ever had to write! After struggling for the past few months with doctors, shocking medical news, and an incredible level of physical challenge we all realize that I must communicate with the wider community about my journey…and OUR journey.  After over a year and…
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March 21, 2014 0