Creating the Impossible - O.U.R. Ecovillage
O.U.R. stands for "One United Resource," expressing how interdependence and inclusion undergird this 25 acre demonstration of a sustainable community on Vancouver Island. This model ecovillage comprises natural buildings, a school, long- and short-term residences, extensive gardens, greenhouses, and even a bed & breakfast. Brandy Gallagher MacPherson describes how they created an entirely new zoning category by building relationships with regulatory agencies that go beyond "us versus them".
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