The harvest has
come, and even as we find ourselves gleaning the fields
and preparing for winter, spring dances in us. Preparing new ground for
more gardens and moving towards organic certification are among the new
dreams. With the advent of the drought we have found new ways to
conserve water and plant to reduce the stress on the plants. In the
spring we will continue, despite what Mother Nature hands us. There is
a courage required to live on the land, and, if we have the eyes to
see, a confidence that everything we need is at hand.
Our dreams include
new buildings and an invitation for more people to become part of this
farming collective. The solar is in place and will begin to supply our
electricity within the week. And in case you want a little bit of our
heaven, we are selling wonderful compost for your gardens, compliments
of our sheep.
The dream that
perseveres, the dream of peace, is flourishing at Echo Valley. It
remains the cornerstone of all we do. Without a doubt this is our time,
the time for peace people to come together and raise the voice of
peace. In whatever ways we can, in whatever ways that are dear to us,
it is time to stand firm and resolute for peace. We are honored to
share this dream with people throughout the world. In all of our
differences, we share this passion. We will keep this dream alive --
and as always, you are welcome.
chairs or blankets. Please, no dogs,
drugs, or alcohol.
Food will be available for purchase.
AND EXPANDING INSIGHT WITH INNER SPACE PHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL NOHO October
5, 6, 7, 8 & 19, 20, 21
Echo Valley Farm welcomes you to photography workshops by professional
photographer Michael Noho.
You may attend any or all days of inspiration, discovery &
creativity. Click here for more information.
All abilities and any camera welcome--even cell phone cameras.
Children over 10 years of age and all adults invited to attend.
for the playshop is voluntary.
Contact us to reserve your space.
& meals available. Call 608.337.4578.
Suggested contribution for lodging is $35 per person per day and $5 per
meal. BLUES FOR SOUL October 13, 7 - 11 p.m. SOUL of the Kickapoo and Echo
Valley invite you to a fundraiser at the Cashton Community Center to launch the Wisconsin Energy Awareness
World Food Day is a
day of collective action against hunger. Mobilize your family, friends
and community this October 16th. When each of us does our part we can
end the needless suffering of nearly a billion people worldwide.
ECHO VALLEY'S INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
Thanks again to
everyone who attended, shared and made this gathering a success. Please
enjoy this collage by Michael Noho:
Enjoy this brief video by Prem Rawat,
made for the Nordic Peace Conference on August 18th, 2012 in Oslo,
VALLEY HOPE Let
It is time to
raise the voice of peace and it is time for self sufficiency in food
and energy production. It is time for healthy communities and for
helping one another.
Echo Valley Hope is part of a revolution of understanding and good will
that is emerging. We are networking with creative organizations and
individuals holding out for the best for everyone. Your support is
needed to help fund our educational programs, peace gatherings and our
financial aid to like-minded organizations and causes.
Your support is also a signal to those who say peace is not possible that
it is time to think again.
If everyone reading this would contribute $10, we could breeze through
the rest of the year and have money to begin again in 2013, doing what
we do -- raising awareness of sustainable living, food sovereignty,
green building and energy independence -- plus what we love -- raising
the voice of peace.
To make a tax-deductible donation, please consider one of the
check or money order to
Echo Valley Hope, Inc., E 14604 County Rd.
F, Ontario WI 54651