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Hi, I'm Barry Koren, the founder of OurVillageLife.com. For me, developing this website is a step toward realizing my vision, which is this.
By the year 2030, when my two grandsons will be 19 and 22 years old, to create a world or place where most people can sit around the kitchen table with loved ones eating locally grown, wholesome food. And a place where there are no garbage trucks because people have become masters of unwaste.
In building this site, I have morphed from someone who has been grieving for the demise of our culture to who I now am. A man building a tool where people can help one another find a way out of the morass of so many of our institutions and systems (political, judicial, health, education) not working as effectively as they once did.
And the way out that I see is for people connecting with one another to do countless acts of kindness and courage. And the way to begin is to encourage people who are doing innovative, creative, or uplifting things to add their voices so that more people can know what they're up to. And my hope is that the local bulletin boards we have created will be a tool for that happening in our villages.
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Hi, my name is Natasha, I am proud to become a new member of this village. Today I met Barry, and it was like a dream come true. Years ago I had a vision of bringing the barter system to pass. I truly believe in this concept. I would one day like to see a more unified society that is not all about money but more so about productivity. I look forward to collaboratig with other parties, sharing my talent's and being blessed by others. Thanks Mr. Barry this is an awesome idea. I hope it achieves much success.By :Natasha Maxon on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 2:25am
This website helps people focus on what they have in common, rather than how they're different. And this website is pleasing to the eye and easy to navigate.By :GailGalivan on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00am
Great website that will help us build a better village. I hope lots of people will use this bulletin board.By :Felice Bassuk on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00am