Last updated: November 27, 2013 (12 months ago)
Listing created on: December 31, 1999
(Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada)
- Status: Forming
- Formed: 1990 Established: 1990
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
- Website address: http://www.ourecovillage.org/
- Contact Name: O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE
- Phone: 250-743-3067
Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, V0R 2W0
Visitors accepted: Yes
Please email or phone in advance to arrange visit, and see O.U.R. website for upcoming tour dates. We have an eco-guesthouse, a dorm yurt, and camping, plus onsite outdoor food services (only in the summer). Please propose dates and type of stay you are requesting, and someone will email to confirm your visit.
Open to new Members: Yes
sustainable learning community
O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE hosts the onsite ecological education school called TOPIA, The Sustainable Learning Community Institute (check the website for ongoing summer residential programs and short workshops). We offer training in green/natural building, Permaculture design certification, sustainable food production, eco-psychology, and council- and community-building. We host a wide variety of events and conferences with like-minded groups. All this on a beautiful, community-owned, (non-certified) organic, farm-based setting. We are intercultural, interfaith, and intergenerational.