There's always something happening at the Whole Village. This Events Calendar will help keep you informed of upcoming activities. Please RSVP if you plan to attend one of our events.
Sunday, June 25, 2017 with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower, R.N., Herbalist
As a Plant Pioneer Ambassador (PlantPioneers.org), Marguerite invites us to enter the field of living organisms - awakening direct perception in the eco-literacy of human-plant relations. Emerging research demonstrates plants have embodied cognition that was once part of our human repertory - ancestrally encoded since the beginning of human time. Experience a deep and subtle connection to the natural world, hear its music and open your heart.
Afternoon Guided Nature Walk 2-4:30 pm (rain or shine)
- plant identification
- communication role of mushrooms
- befriending a tree
- reciprocal human-plant relations
- wildcrafting do's and don'ts
is a Licensed R.N. and a traditionally trained Herbalist who gives wild foods foraging walks as a Plant Pioneer Ambassador. She is a member of the Society of Plant Signaling Behavior, United Plant Savers, Northeast Herb Association, Catskill Forest Association and Farm Catskill. Currently Marguerite is finishing a comprehensive "Weeds for Wellness - The Next Generation" guide that identifies 130 Northeastern plants with wild food recipes.
Cost: $25 either walk or presentation or $40 for both
To register online: Contact Paul Overy at firstname.lastname@example.org or click directly on this link
Shared potluck meal 5-6:30 pm at Whole Village (optional)
Evening Presentation 7-9 pm
- connection with plants on energetic level
- music of the plants
- constitution and you
- gut health and weeds
Phone: (519) 942-1935
Location of Event: Whole Village Community
20725 Shaws Creek Road, Caledon, ON L7K 1L7
(Car pooling options available from GTA area)
Work Bees in 2017
Work Bees are held monthly. All members, friends, guests and anyone interested in spending a day doing a variety of hands on work with genial folks in a gorgeous country setting are welcome to attend. Work Bees start at 10:00 am with a group meeting at Greenhaven, on the WV Farm, and usually wind down at 4 or 5:00 pm. Lunch is provided. Let us know in advance if you have any special food needs. Next workbee dates:
Sat. Jan. 21, Sun. Feb. 26, Sun. March 26, Sun. April 30, Sun. May 28, Sat. June 24, Sun. July 30, Sat. Aug. 26, Sun. Sept. 24, Sat. Oct. 28, Sun. Nov. 26, Dec - no Workbee
Orientation Meetings and Group Tours in 2017
Orientation meetings are held every few months at the Whole Village site. This is an opportunity to meet some of the members of the group, tour the farm and Greenhaven, our new ecoresidence, and obtain answers to questions about the Whole Village initiative. The next ones are on the following dates, start at 1:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm.
Sat. Jan. 14, Sun. Feb. 12, Sat. March 11, Sun. April 9, Sat. May 13, Sun. July 9, Sat. Sept. 9, Sun. Nov. 12,
Sat. Dec. 9
Orientation meetings take place at the Whole Village farm (meet inside Greenhaven).
To attend, call 519-941-1099 or email info(at)wholevillage.org. $10 requested for orientations per adult.
We also conduct group tours of Whole Village. Please contact us for information on how to book a tour.
If you are interested in learning more about how to become involved in Whole Village activities or supporting our various initiatives, follow this link getting acquainted
Meeting of the Round Dates in 2017
Meetings of the Round (MotRs) are our bi-monthly business meetings. Anyone who has attended an orientation is welcome to come to a MotR. Friday evening meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and usually go until about 10:30. Saturday afternoon meetings are from 2:00 to 5:00. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Upcoming MotR dates:
Sat. Feb. 18, Fri. Apr. 14, Sat. June 17, Fri. Aug. 18, Sat. Oct. 14, Fri. Dec. 15
'Games Night' Dates in 2017
All members and friends of WV are invited to Games Night, held in the central common areas of Greenhaven. Come out and enjoy an evening of smiles and laughter playing cards or trying out our various board games. Bring a new game! Please call / email to let us know that you are planning to attend.
'Farmland Stewardship' Dates in 2017
All members and friends of WV are invited to "Farm/Land Stewardship Meetings". Please call / email to let us know that you are planning to attend.
Thurs. Jan. 19, Thurs. Feb. 23, Thurs. Mar. 23, Thurs. April 20, Thurs. May 18, Thurs. June 22, Thurs. July 13, Thurs. Aug. 24, Thurs. Sept. 21, Thurs. October 19, Thurs. November 16, Tues. Dec. 19
**For directions to the farm from various locations in Ontario, please go to our directions page
Events may be cancelled without notice. Please check by phone or email before making your plans. We apologize for the inconvenience.
You can leave a message for Whole Village at (519) 941-1099 or e-mail us at info(at)wholevillage.org.