New tenants at West Whins, work commences for new social enterprise hub

Ekopia directors were present at two ceremonies at plots of land close to one another on Friday 1st December. The first was an event conducted by Craig Gibsone to mark the commencement of construction work for the new social enterprise hub at plots 567/568. Shortly after that an independent gathering was conducted by Park Ecovillage…

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5th Issue of Eko Currency launched

We are delighted to say that the 5th issue of the Eko, the UK’s longest-running local currency, is now available. Many thanks to  Carin & Fred Schwartz and Big Sky for the new designs.    

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Award of LEADER grant

We have recently been awarded a LEADER grant for our new Social Enterprise Hub project. The aim is to provide a collaborative, supportive and affordable working space for innovative social enterprises in the Moray area. The hub will provide offices, workshops, spaces for food production/craft activities and facilities such as hot-desking, along with access to…

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Updates from our AGM

First of all, congratulations to Martin Roche-Nishimori on being appointed to the board. As announced at the meeting the company that runs the Phoenix shop and cafe´ is now “Phoenix Findhorn Community Interest Company’. We were also delighted to be able to tell members that we have received confirmation of a grant from the Scottish…

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PV Initiative

In a new initiative our partners in Findhorn Wind Park have begun installing PV panels on the roofs of various properties at East Whins. These will feed into the Park’s grid and offset part of the reduction in renewables production now that Moya, our 75kW wind turbine erected in 1989, is being decommissioned. For more…

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AGM 2015

This year’s AGM will be at 7.30 pm on Thursday 16th July 2015 at the East Whins ‘Sunshine Room’, The Park, Findhorn. This meeting is open to all Ekopia members. Other interested parties are welcome as silent observers, especially NFA members, Foundation co-workers and Phoenix customers and supporters. The AGM reports will be going out…

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