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Dear Friends,
Like you, the Ecovillage Community is very aware of the Coronavirus and the need for containment, and discussions on how we can support community resilience have been active and dynamic during this uncertain time. With our onsite monthly open days postponed for the time being, we want to invite you to experience a taste of our Ecovillage from the comfort of your home.

May Online Open Day information here.

Please consult this page or Facebook for updates, or feel free to reach out:   02 4328-1588 or info@nararaecovillage.com
Best wishes for staying healthy over the next while, the Narara Ecovillage Community.

May
30
Sat
May Online Open Day
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

With our monthly Open Days postponed, we want to invite you to experience a taste of our Ecovillage from the comfort of your home.

We’ve taken a video tour of our beautiful site and put together some answers to common questions that visitors have about our project. At our Zoom event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet some key Narara Ecovillage members and ask them your questions.

>> Please sign up for our Zoom event here.

Format of the morning:

  1. Welcome and short 3 minute video about Narara Ecovillage
  2. Where we are at right now
  3. Introduction of the Panel Members
  4.  Your questions welcome (see below)
  5. Introduction of the personal Site Tours in the afternoon: https://preview.tinyurl.com/ybwduf9z
  6. Farewell and Next Steps

Questions:
You may just want to enjoy the discussion quietly or ask some questions. Questions can be asked by using the ‘Chat Button’ at the bottom right of the Zoom screen.

Zoom details to follow.
If you haven’t used Zoom before you can check it out and download it here:
>>> https://zoom.us/download

May
31
Sun
Personal Tours of Narara Ecovillage and Stage 2
May 31 all-day

Visit our unique site and find out about the purpose and current plans for Stage 2.

Residential lots in the second stage of our development are going to be available soon. Please register your interest in Stage 2: info@nararaecovillage.com

About the tour

The tour explores:

– the stage 2 areas:

> shared common places and spaces

> smaller and larger homes

> shared lots or homes

– the Village Heart business ventures hub

– the tree house and the natural playground

– nurseries and food growing spaces

– the Grafting Shed future food preparation hub and store

– freshwater dam with Strickland Forest

– the camping area with natural building camp kitchen

– the Farm Square maker & artist space with the tool library

– inspirational and unusual homes in Stage 1

– any other areas that you’d like to explore

Please select one of the dates for the tour that suits you. One of the knowledgeable residents at the ecovillage will be your guide.

For a brief summary of where Stage 2 is at, please click here: https://nararaecovillage.com/masterplan/

Tours are by donation of $50 to our co-operative or what you can pay at this time.

Come prepared for all weather on our semi-rural property. The tours are great for kids too. However please don’t bring your pets on the tour.

See you at the ecovillage!

Jun
6
Sat
Personal Tours of Narara Ecovillage and Stage 2
Jun 6 all-day

Visit our unique site and find out about the purpose and current plans for Stage 2.

Residential lots in the second stage of our development are going to be available soon. Please register your interest in Stage 2: info@nararaecovillage.com

About the tour

The tour explores:

– the stage 2 areas:

> shared common places and spaces

> smaller and larger homes

> shared lots or homes

– the Village Heart business ventures hub

– the tree house and the natural playground

– nurseries and food growing spaces

– the Grafting Shed future food preparation hub and store

– freshwater dam with Strickland Forest

– the camping area with natural building camp kitchen

– the Farm Square maker & artist space with the tool library

– inspirational and unusual homes in Stage 1

– any other areas that you’d like to explore

Please select one of the dates for the tour that suits you. One of the knowledgeable residents at the ecovillage will be your guide.

For a brief summary of where Stage 2 is at, please click here: https://nararaecovillage.com/masterplan/

Tours are by donation of $50 to our co-operative or what you can pay at this time.

Come prepared for all weather on our semi-rural property. The tours are great for kids too. However please don’t bring your pets on the tour.

See you at the ecovillage!

Jun
12
Fri
Chanting and Kirtan
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

by donation to the coffee cart.

Sustainable Building Design, with Geoff Cameron
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us as we talk to Geoff about sustainable building design including water and energy solutions, natural buildings, and what types of houses you can build at Narara Ecovillage.
Jun
13
Sat
Personal Tours of Narara Ecovillage and Stage 2
Jun 13 all-day

Visit our unique site and find out about the purpose and current plans for Stage 2.

Residential lots in the second stage of our development are going to be available soon. Please register your interest in Stage 2: info@nararaecovillage.com

About the tour

The tour explores:

– the stage 2 areas:

> shared common places and spaces

> smaller and larger homes

> shared lots or homes

– the Village Heart business ventures hub

– the tree house and the natural playground

– nurseries and food growing spaces

– the Grafting Shed future food preparation hub and store

– freshwater dam with Strickland Forest

– the camping area with natural building camp kitchen

– the Farm Square maker & artist space with the tool library

– inspirational and unusual homes in Stage 1

– any other areas that you’d like to explore

Please select one of the dates for the tour that suits you. One of the knowledgeable residents at the ecovillage will be your guide.

For a brief summary of where Stage 2 is at, please click here: https://nararaecovillage.com/masterplan/

Tours are by donation of $50 to our co-operative or what you can pay at this time.

Come prepared for all weather on our semi-rural property. The tours are great for kids too. However please don’t bring your pets on the tour.

See you at the ecovillage!

Jun
20
Sat
Personal Tours of Narara Ecovillage and Stage 2
Jun 20 all-day

Visit our unique site and find out about the purpose and current plans for Stage 2.

Residential lots in the second stage of our development are going to be available soon. Please register your interest in Stage 2: info@nararaecovillage.com

About the tour

The tour explores:

– the stage 2 areas:

> shared common places and spaces

> smaller and larger homes

> shared lots or homes

– the Village Heart business ventures hub

– the tree house and the natural playground

– nurseries and food growing spaces

– the Grafting Shed future food preparation hub and store

– freshwater dam with Strickland Forest

– the camping area with natural building camp kitchen

– the Farm Square maker & artist space with the tool library

– inspirational and unusual homes in Stage 1

– any other areas that you’d like to explore

Please select one of the dates for the tour that suits you. One of the knowledgeable residents at the ecovillage will be your guide.

For a brief summary of where Stage 2 is at, please click here: https://nararaecovillage.com/masterplan/

Tours are by donation of $50 to our co-operative or what you can pay at this time.

Come prepared for all weather on our semi-rural property. The tours are great for kids too. However please don’t bring your pets on the tour.

See you at the ecovillage!

Jun
26
Fri
My Favourite Ecovillages with Lyndall Parris
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ecovillager Lyndall seeks out Ecovillages wherever she travels. Here we chat about some of her favourites, and some of the more curious ones she has come across!
To be part of this conversation via Zoom, please email info@nararaecovillage.com for the link, or you can join us Live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thenararaecovillage
Jun
28
Sun
Personal Tours of Narara Ecovillage and Stage 2
Jun 28 all-day

Visit our unique site and find out about the purpose and current plans for Stage 2.

Residential lots in the second stage of our development are going to be available soon. Please register your interest in Stage 2: info@nararaecovillage.com

About the tour

The tour explores:

– the stage 2 areas:

> shared common places and spaces

> smaller and larger homes

> shared lots or homes

– the Village Heart business ventures hub

– the tree house and the natural playground

– nurseries and food growing spaces

– the Grafting Shed future food preparation hub and store

– freshwater dam with Strickland Forest

– the camping area with natural building camp kitchen

– the Farm Square maker & artist space with the tool library

– inspirational and unusual homes in Stage 1

– any other areas that you’d like to explore

Please select one of the dates for the tour that suits you. One of the knowledgeable residents at the ecovillage will be your guide.

For a brief summary of where Stage 2 is at, please click here: https://nararaecovillage.com/masterplan/

Tours are by donation of $50 to our co-operative or what you can pay at this time.

Come prepared for all weather on our semi-rural property. The tours are great for kids too. However please don’t bring your pets on the tour.

See you at the ecovillage!

Tapping into the wisdom of the crowd, 3: Proposals
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sociocracy in Action 3

Proposal Shaping


A Collective Know-How event

Presented by the Narara Ecovillage Sociocracy Resource Circle

About Sociocracy

Sociocracy provides simple but powerful tools that help people work together efficiently and effectively.

What will be covered in this workshop?

Theory & Practice

  • Learn about, observe and participate in a proposal shaping process. Learn the steps and essential elements of effective proposal shaping so that the needs of all stakeholders are incorporated 

Cost –  $30.00

NELN Members – $25.00

Open Day
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit our beautiful site and learn about our purpose and plans for Narara Ecovillage.

Over 3 hours enjoy a perfect introduction to Narara Ecovillage through:

  • walking tours of the site,
  • a presentation, often by our founder, Lyndall Parris, and
  • opportunities to meet members and to ask questions.

Our fabulous Coffee Cart will be open from 9:30 to 3pm, selling great drinks and healthy food.

Come prepared for all weather and walking on a rural property. Kids are always welcome. However please leave your pets at home.

On Open Days where other events are scheduled, these events may involve separate registration and costs.

Whether you come just for the Open Day or extend it with another activity on offer at Narara Ecovillage on that day, we look forward to greeting you on your first visit or to welcome you again and again – and again!

Cost to attend: Individual $10, Family $20, Free for NELN (Narara Eco Living Network) members.

If you are unable to attend this Open Day we offer a monthly Open Day program – either morning or afternoon. Most dates are on Saturday with a sprinkle of Sundays.

Jul
10
Fri
Publish your Writing
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Arrive by 6:30 pm for a 7 pm start.

By donation to the coffee cart.

Jul
11
Sat
Why Pilates, Try Pilates
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jul
25
Sat
Tapping the wisdom of the crowd, 4: Facilitation skills
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sociocracy in Action 3

Micro facilitation skills


A Collective Know-How event

Presented by the Narara Ecovillage Sociocracy Resource Circle

About Sociocracy

Sociocracy provides simple but powerful tools that help people work together efficiently and effectively.

What will be covered in this workshop?

Theory & Practice

  • Learn about, observe and participate in facilitation of a meeting. Learn the steps and essential elements of effective facilitation so that the needs of all stakeholders are incorporated 

Cost –  $30.00

NELN Members – $25.00

Open Day
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit our beautiful site and learn about our purpose and plans for Narara Ecovillage.

Over 3 hours enjoy a perfect introduction to Narara Ecovillage through:

  • walking tours of the site,
  • a presentation, often by our founder, Lyndall Parris, and
  • opportunities to meet members and to ask questions.

Our fabulous Coffee Cart will be open from 9:30 to 3pm, selling great drinks and healthy food.

Come prepared for all weather and walking on a rural property. Kids are always welcome. However please leave your pets at home.

On Open Days where other events are scheduled, these events may involve separate registration and costs.

Whether you come just for the Open Day or extend it with another activity on offer at Narara Ecovillage on that day, we look forward to greeting you on your first visit or to welcome you again and again – and again!

Cost to attend: Individual $10, Family $20, Free for NELN (Narara Eco Living Network) members.

If you are unable to attend this Open Day we offer a monthly Open Day program – either morning or afternoon. Most dates are on Saturday with a sprinkle of Sundays.

Campfire Dinner
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm

Bring a barbecue or plate to share.

Aug
8
Sat
Chat with Narara Ecovillage Members
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy a cuppa or a glass of wine with some of our ecovillage members.

Please bring a plate or a bottle to share.

Aug
21
Fri
40 Years of Ecovillages
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring a plate or bottle to share.

Aug
29
Sat
Open Day
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit our beautiful site and learn about our purpose and plans for Narara Ecovillage.

Over 3 hours enjoy a perfect introduction to Narara Ecovillage through:

  • walking tours of the site,
  • a presentation, often by our founder, Lyndall Parris, and
  • opportunities to meet members and to ask questions.

Our fabulous Coffee Cart will be open from 9:30 to 3pm, selling great drinks and healthy food.

Come prepared for all weather and walking on a rural property. Kids are always welcome. However please leave your pets at home.

On Open Days where other events are scheduled, these events may involve separate registration and costs.

Whether you come just for the Open Day or extend it with another activity on offer at Narara Ecovillage on that day, we look forward to greeting you on your first visit or to welcome you again and again – and again!

Cost to attend: Individual $10, Family $20, Free for NELN (Narara Eco Living Network) members.

If you are unable to attend this Open Day we offer a monthly Open Day program – either morning or afternoon. Most dates are on Saturday with a sprinkle of Sundays.

Sep
19
Sat
Spring Birds at Narara Ecovillage
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Meet outside the Visitors Centre.

Not recommended for children under 12.

Bring your binoculars.