All posts by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Manda Aufochs Gillespie is a writer. She’s the author of the Green Mama series of books (https://thegreenmama.com/books/) and the publisher of the award-winning website thegreenmama.com. She is also a mother, neighbour, and founder of Folk University (folku.ca) on Cortes Island.

Folk U Reporter’s Roundtable: the Housing Crisis in rural/isolated and small communities

Folk U Radio’s Reporters Roundtable on CKTZ: where we go in-depth on today’s big issues from a small community perspective with the journalists that are researching and writing about them from within these communities. Today’s topic is the unique nature of the the Housing Crisis in rural/isolated and small communities.

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Folk U: Creating a Compass for 2021

January 22, 2021 Folk U Radio 101 Show:  Creating a Compass for 2021 with Oriane Lee Johnston. 

Oriane Lee explains these elements for creating the compass and her process. Listen to the podcast to learn more or read her notes below. 
Wayfinding tools meditation, Tarot, horses; plus the Emerging Future process

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Folk U-The Social Dilemma: social media and your mental health

Folk U 101: The Social Dilemma

The last year has transformed the way we work, play, learn, and interact by bringing more and more of our lives online.  Cortes Island‘s clinical therapist and our resident brain “professor” Hayley Newell discusses social media addiction, the new Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma,” our brains on social media, and what we are reaching for when we reach for our devices.

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Love Stories with the Cortes Island Museum and Archives

Folk U: Love Stories with the Cortes Island Museum and Archives

Love is in the air…. Jane Newman from Cortes Island Museum and Archives joins Folk U host Manda Aufochs Gillespie with love stories from the archives, includes guest readers and story tellers.

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