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Weekend at Cottage Creek Farm

For the long weekend, we desperately needed to get out and have some time in nature, detuning from the world around us and seeking peace in the simple things in life. We don’t have a huge income at the moment (which of course has contributed to our stress) so we’ve found a place that’s a […]

Getting back on Country

Every community is different, but one of the themes that seems to be present regardless of where they’re based of what cultural specifics the have. Being back on Country is universal. Whether it be camping or having time out to recharge or connect to Country or plans to live there permanently, it’s all singing to […]

Where THE QUANTUM and the invisible WORLD meet

A testimony from Tracey Cooper – her observations and insights from working with Traditional Peoples.  Traditional cultures show us the amazing connection between the world of Science and the Invisible world our First Nations people call Spirit. If you were to display the fields of frequency and energy science has calculated, you could stretch this […]

Canada, wow what a time we had!

Some beautiful photos to tell the story           Some of the experiences we had The first day we were there we found ourselves in a beautiful farmers market, talking with locals and connecting with the community, learning about the sustainable community centre and eating delish local produce. We then had the […]

The best of humanity is yet to come

So today, in a world that is reinventing itself, we think of the oldest model of sustainable community living. In a contemporary version of this, we have to look at how we create resilient communities in a way that brings all the modern technologies together with healthy cohesive creative and empowered community planning. This means […]

We must put power back in the hands of community

Community control and grassroots programs are the only way to bring empowerment, change and positive results. Not top down, punitive measures that take control out of community. Doesn’t matter who it is, or where it is. Solutions need to come from the people who are affected by the issues. Communities know best how to solve […]

Community cannot simply be made, it must be built

We hear a lot in the wider news about new communities being made all over the world, which is an exciting and inspiring story. To think that we can live differently, that the material foundations upon which we live can be shared and that nature is given a primary focus is a unimaginable inspiration that’s for […]

It’s such an interesting time on the planet right now

Some people are waking up to the realisation that we are going to live with irrevocable climate change and are fighting for society’s continued existence, some are building permaculture villages creating self-sufficient systems and food supplies, some are empowering community to take control of their energy future and some are developing technologies to make life […]

The Valley Centre’s 170acre Property – “The Farm”

It’s a place for community to grow It’s a sanctuary to vision the future It’s a place for our kids and their kids Somewhere to learn, vision, get skilled up, share It’s a place to come together Its our future; we are creating it right here The Valley property is a 170acre nature sanctuary with […]