Tag: transition

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

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

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

Hello from OUR new General Manager

Two months have now passed since the departure of Rick Juliasson to the mystical cloud forests of Costa Rica, where he is, no doubt, at this very moment bungy jumping over the warm waterfalls near Monteverde Friends School. Though his big shoes still remain, I’ve been gradually learning the ropes on OUR systems, culture and…
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August 20, 2015 0

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

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

Stone Soup September 18

September 18, 6–9pm, Odd Fellows Hall, Victoria LEARN MORE AND TICKETS What is Stone Soup? A gathering to which you contribute what you can to help co-create a more loving, livable world through contributing your gifts to the whole set on a purpose. OUR focus for the evening is gathering people together in community to…
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July 31, 2014 0

Executive Director’s Report June 23, 2014

by Rick Juliusson Yes, this is the Executive Director report, and No, this is not Brandy writing. The transition that we’ve been working towards for the past 10 years, and more specifically for the past months, is now in full swing. And thanks to many many people stepping up to the plate and preparing (both…
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June 23, 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