Reclaiming Lost Relationships: Weaving in Village Mindedness 

a workshop for North Kootenay Lake

Facilitated by Gitta Ridder, Malin Christensson and KL Kivi

We are getting ready for the 2nd “It Takes a Village” workshop to be held at the Johnsons Landing Retreat Center on April 6th and 7th

Limit of 12 participants

This workshop will interweave hands-on cedar bark basket making with exercises and discussions on the topic of village-making and village mindedness, exploring mind-heart tools and community skill development.

What’s included:

2 full days of learning, exploring and creating, lunch & dinner, optional overnight camping, cabin or room, and a cedar bark basket you’ll make and take home

Sliding scale $60 – $120

Registration and $40 deposit is required to hold your spot and can be paid by e-transfer to:

Questions? Phone susan vanrooy at 366-0022 or email

These workshops are supported by CBT’s ReDi Grants program and explore the question:

If it takes a village to raise a child, what might that look like in these times?

The 3rd workshop to be held late April to early June is still coalescing and we welcome your ideas.