Best practices of EarthArt VillageExplication of Questionaire
Integral participatory design
EarthArt Village is organized as a Cooperative Association; all members take part in organizing this project.
Conscious participation in project design:
All members are included in project design; some participate more than others.
Traditional and local wisdom:
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies:
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living:
While learning and living sustainable practices is part of the mission and membership, EarthArt is not offering educational courses, at this time.
Best cultural practices
Political activism for environmental and social justice:
Connecting to a higher purpose in life / spiritual pathway:
Dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals:
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals:
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts:
Best ecological practices
EarthArt is in a sparsely populated frontier rural area, with long distances to local goods and services.
Sustainable water management?:
Natural and traditional healing methods:
Ecological and traditional building methods:
Ecosystemes and biodiversity:
EarthArt is off-grid, relying primarily on Solar (home scale wind generation at one home)..
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?:
Best economical practices
Transparent administration and bookkeeping:
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns:
Appropriate legal forms:
Ethical and transparent fair trade:
Strengthening local economy: