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The Hollies Centre for Practical Su

The Hollies Centre for Practical Su

The Hollies Centre for Practical Sustainability

The Hollies is a small Eco Village in Ireland, County Cork on 30 acres (12 ha) of land.
As of 2012, we are 10 adults and 8 children.
We are also a centre for training in Practical Sustainability,

Koh Kong Eco Community

Koh Kong Eco Community

Ten hectars owned in a Wild Life Sanctuary in the Cardamom Mountains (Koh Kong, Cambodia). No acces by road, just by boat trough the Biggest Maangroove Forest of Asia. Independent in production of Food.
Lake with fish production. Eco Agriculture, Eco Construction, Social Economy, Humanitarian Work, Education, Music, Art...

We offer food and acomodation for our volunteers.
Many different works to do.

Wisdom Forest

Wisdom Forest

Welcome to Saraswati Ahimsa Vana… a hidden paradise in the Amazon Jungle that words cannot describe. We´re community followers of Vedic Principles starting up an organic farm and nature reserve to protect part of the Amazon rainforest and the animals within. Our goal is to teach our foreign visitors and Ecuadorian neighbours about simple living, high thinking.

Kommune Niederkaufungen

Kommune Niederkaufungen

Founded over 21 years ago, in December 1986, and situated in a complex of half-timbered farm buildings in the centre of the village of Niederkaufungen, just outside Kassel, we are Germany's largest non-religious, non-spiritual commune.

Lost Valley Educational Center

Lost Valley Educational Center

We are an intentional community and nonprofit educational center located on eighty-seven acres in the foothills of the Cascades. Full-time residents currently number approx. 26 adult members (ages 25-65) and 5-7 children (ages 2-12). We are committed to stewarding this land and developing a sustainable culture, recognizing and honoring the spiritual, aesthetic, and emotional as well as practical dimensions of sustainability. We offer educational programs in Permaculture and personal growth, as well as community internships in many of our program areas.

Kasteel Nieuwenhoven

Kasteel Nieuwenhoven

Kasteel Nieuwenhoven is a new and evolving project located on an a 20 Hectare estate consisting of historic buildings (Castle and Farm) surrounded by woodlands, farmland and lakes. In this magical setting a small group of people are experimenting with and discovering ways of living together in harmony with nature and themselves. Living off the land – Permaculture, Forestry and other Ecological ways to self-sufficiency are an important part of the communities activities.

Sachawasi

Sachawasi

Escuela Comunitaria de Permacultura Andina-Amazónica Ancestral dedicada a la enseñanza de: permacultura, cosmovisión andina-amazónica, medicina herbolaria, agrisilvicultura.
Los voluntarios-alumnos son oriundos de cualquier país o continente y recibimos un día por semana grupos de alumnos de los colegios de la Provincia nuestra.
Constituimos un banco provincial de semillas nativas agrícolas.
Existe una estrecha relación con las comunidades indígenas de los alrededores con las cuales realizamos programas radiales informando sobre soberanía y seguridad alimentaria.

AUTarca

AUTarca

Autarca Tinizara - model project for matriarcal subsistence economy, Deep Ecology, applied Permaculture and integral landscape healing.
Autarca is located in the north-west of La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, on the land of an old farm with approx. 25'000 m², nestled in a small village, at the boarder of a nature protection area. Autarca was founded on the first of June 2007.

Nea Guinea

Nea Guinea

A school of the Earth

“Nea Guinea” is an non-profit organization (NPO) that was initiated in 2009 with the main objective of re-appropriating our everyday needs in terms of food, health, energy, shelter and clothing. Since then, the organization has been operating a number of projects developing different alternative practices and techniques on the previously mentioned subjects and also has been promoting these practices as tools for increasing self-sufficiency and resilience of people and communities in Greece.

Tierra Langla Lunahuana

Tierra Langla Lunahuana

Tierra Langla is a space for reconnection with ourselves and so with Mother Earth, Pachamama, of which we are all a part. It is a space for meditation, yoga, music and all arts… We are learning the community way of life, learning to be sustainable, applying the ethics and principles of Permaculture.

We have built the space with bioconstruction techniques (thru worshops!), we grow a generous organic garden from who we learn everyday, a young eatable forest, a beautiful and healing temazcal, a generous river of cristal clear waters...

InanItah

InanItah

InanItah is a consciously created, earth-based spiritual community and transformational living and learning center in Nicaragua. Its vision is to raise spiritual and environmental consciousness and create space for individual and collective transformation.

Villages at Crest Mountain

Villages at Crest Mountain

Asheville Sustainable Community

The Villages at Crest Mountain is a comprehensive green-built neighborhood 4.5 miles from downtown Asheville, North Carolina. This affordable intentional eco-community embraces social interaction, organic food production, renewable energy, healthy built construction, composting and rainwater harvesting.

On-site amenities enable residents and families to enjoy a simple, natural lifestyle in step with cutting-edge sustainable technology:

Cultura de la Tierra

Cultura de la Tierra

Re-conectando cabeza, corazón y manos

Somos un proyecto que promueve una cultura de la Tierra activa, recordando la sabiduria antigua y trabajando con nuevas formas de vivir con la tierra y de estar [email protected]

- Re-conectando cabeza, corazón y manos y el contacto con la tierra: desde amasar pan hasta construir con adobe.

- Queremos conectar con las personas y desarrollar nuestras comunidades, a traves de la participación activa, creando y compartiendo habilidades , conocimientos y capacidades.

Reserva Integral y Ecoaldea Sasardi

Reserva Integral y Ecoaldea Sasardi

The Sasardi ecovillage was the first initiative within the ecovillage movement to start in Colombia, it was as well one of the first private natural reserve in the country. The first members of this ecovillage moved in 1985 from the city into the Darién, within the Chocó biogeographical region, known as one of the areas with greatest biodiversity worldwide.

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

Dancing Rabbit is an ecovillage and intentional community set amid the hills and prairies of rural northeastern Missouri. Our goal is to live ecologically sustainable and socially rewarding lives, and to share the skills and ideas behind that lifestyle.

El Corazon del Bosque

El Corazon del Bosque

Sembrando en el desierto un oasis permacultural

Una forma de vida acorde con la naturaleza.

1.- Objetivo

Nosotras apostamos por una forma de vida en armonia con la naturaleza, por lo que hemos decidido crear este proyecto y poder compartirlo con aquellas personas que piensen y sientan de igual manera.
Nuestra filosofía se basa en llevar a la práctica la PERMACULTURA, (cultura permanente), una forma de vida donde la planificación, el diseño, el desarrollo, el mantenimiento, la organización y la preservación de espacios están enfocados para la sostenibilidad del entorno habitado en el futuro. 

Trika Eco Resort

Trika Eco Resort

Yoga, Permaculture, and Community Center

Trika Eco Resort is the international headquarters of Trika Method, located in the rural mountains of Northern Thailand. Trika Eco Resort is a yoga retreat center, permaculture farm, and intentional community of dharma practitioners who dedicate their lives to the dharma through Trika Method’s many spiritual and humanitarian initiatives. We invite visitors to experience our unique way of life as guests, volunteers, or retreat participants, and we always welcome new residents.

Patanga

Patanga

Patanga formed from a group of people living in Sydney who purchased the land and formed a company structure (Memorandum of Association) to enable people to live together. The vision was to become a healing community and also to work in cooperation with nature and the land. Two thirds of the community is on mains power, the other is on solar. Cars are used for private transport. The property is a wildlife refuge registered with the Dept. of National Parks and Wildlife. Patanga is certified bio-dynamic. Spirituality is a commonality. Community work days are held each week.

Serene - A mission to survive...

Serene - A mission to survive...

SOIL EROSION, GLOBAL WARMING, RISING FLOODS AND DRAUGHTS, RISING POLLUTION LEVELS OF AIR, SOIL, WATER AND MENTAL, SEA LEVEL RISE, GLACIERS MELTING, SPECIES GOING EXTINCT AND ENDANGERED, PRICE HIKES, GOING TOWARDS TOTAL DEPENDANCY ON PETROLEUM PRODUCE WHICH IS A FINITE SOURCE OF ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE, HYBRID FOOD WITH TOO MANY PESTICIDES AND OTHER CHEMICALS are continuously on the rise. Even though all of us are aware of these problems we (as people and most of the governments) are still acting as we have plenty and all the solutions!!!

La Casa dels Llacs

La Casa dels Llacs

¿Os apetece colaborar con nosotros?

Somos La Casa dels Llacs, una comunidad basada en la sostenibilidad y el crecimiento personal y espiritual situada en Breda, un pueblecito del Montseny que queda a medio camino entre Barcelona y Girona.

Natural Health Center - NatTech

Natural Health Center - NatTech

centro de tecnologia natural - centena

I remain living at George Orwell’s animal farm.I think sometimes that I feel as the donkey, and otherwise I am the parrot. As my name is lorenzo and in Spanish loro is parrot, so I confirm my own suspicious focus. So I live in front of the water spring in the ceiling of the forest, the dossal, canopy or forest ceiling. My mates are tree copes: the vicious and luxurious mango, that far old as mine, does not work, and consider an offense if some one think about (I cut them). The hearted leaf of the urticacea’s with his glasses, wet and soft flowers, as delightful delicatessen for birds.

Nashira un canto de Amor

Nashira un canto de Amor

In a 3 acres piece of land where lemon, orange tangerine, plantain and Nonie trees are in full production, 88 low income women and their families have been working the land during the last three years. They have built their own vegetable beds, their own compost heaps and are in the process of harvesting worms for organic feeding of poultry and fish. Through a government program they have been provided with units to rear rabits, ducks, quailes, poultry, guinee pigs, which they use as a source of protein or barter with other neighbours. Four african sheep are incharge of cutting the gras.

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

Tapitallee Retreat & Sanctuary

South Coast NSW Eco Community, nestled on 15 acres of NATIVE BUSH LAND with 10 lots.
The focus of the community is Education/Arts/Health Environment, programs on these topics have been operating since 1982.
The community title borders Reserve and Parklands that lead to the Shoalhaven River.
A habitat program is being recorded by Community Members and visitors.

ECOlonie - Centre Ecologique Intern

ECOlonie - Centre Ecologique Intern

ECOlonie - Centre Ecologique International

ECOlonie is an eco-village situated in the Northeast of France – the Department of the Vogese: right in the heart of western Europe.

This community dates back as far as 1989. There are about 17 permanent residents and each year approx. 150 volunteers (from all over the world) come to help.. Annually some 2,500 guests visit our community staying at the hostel, in the lodges or at the natural campsite. Many of them work with us or take part in workshops.

Circle of Children Village School

Circle of Children Village School

Circle of Children has recently moved to Triangle Lake in the Oregon Coastal Mountains. We were donated 60 acres on lake front property in January 2012. There are many buildings existing on the land currently. Historically it was a religious kids camp. The camp was build between the years 1991 and 2003. Circle of Children Village School is a free school that teaches youth and their families sustainable living skills while also weaving in the basic subjects.

Awakened Life Project

Awakened Life Project

Conscious Evolution & Integral Ecology

The Awakened Life Project dedicated to the evolution of consciousness and culture in communion with the ecological web of life. The location is a beautiful secluded mountain valley above a dramatic gorge of cascading waterfalls in an ecological reserve in Central Portugal. Residents are currently the founders Pete (UK) & Cynthia (USA), Mim(UK), Laura(UK), Marko (Austria), Duarte (Portugal), Glen (USA), Andrea (Columbia).

New Oasis for Life

New Oasis for Life

The Second Home of Lifechanyuan

Our community was established in 2009 in Yunnan, China by a group of people who held common universal values and the vision of creating a new life mode for human beings to sustain themselves on earth.

Parque Visao Futuro

Parque Visao Futuro

O Instituto Visão Futuro está localizado no Parque Ecológico Visão Futuro, uma propriedade de 85 hectares perto das pequenas cidades de Quadra e Porangaba, e duas horas de carro de São Paulo. Foi fundado em 1992 como um centro de educação ambiental para crianças, jovens e adultos. O projeto inicialmente foi financiado pelo SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) através da Globetree Foundation of Sweden, que ajudou a estabelecer a infra-estrutura ecológica.

Earthaven Ecovillage

Earthaven Ecovillage

Earthaven is an aspiring ecovillage founded in 1994 on 320 acres in the mountain forests of western North Carolina, about 40 minutes from Asheville. We value sustainable ecological systems, permaculture design, spiritual diversity, right livelihood, and healthy social relations. We are off the grid and live in passive-solar natural-built homes in 13 small neighborhoods. Now (in 2007) we have 60 members, and intend to have 160 maximum. We welcome families with children, older people, young people.

Crystal Waters

Crystal Waters

A socially and environmentally responsible, economically viable rural subdivision north of Brisbane (Australia), Crystal Waters was established in 1987. It received the 1996 World Habitat Award (assessed by Dr Wally N’Dow) for its "pioneering work in demonstrating new ways of low impact, sustainable living".

83 freehold residential and 2 commercial lots occupy 20% of the 259ha (640 acre) property. The remaining 80% is the best land, and is owned in common. It can be licensed for sustainable agriculture, forestry, recreation and habitat projects.

KNIDIA Eco-Farm

KNIDIA Eco-Farm

Knidia Eco-Farm was born out of our desire to combine the wonderful and unique natural beauties of Datça Peninsula of Turkey (also a “Natural Reserve”) with simple life-style facilities that will allow our guests to enjoy this environment free of stress and tensions typical of metropolitan/city life.

Earthaven Ecovillage

Earthaven Ecovillage

Founded in 1994, Earthaven is emerging as a major center for lifestyle advancement in Western North Carolina. With 320 acres of beautiful, rugged Blue Ridge Mountain forest to call home (and only 30 miles from Asheville), Earthaven's development mirrors a worldwide movement towards sustainability, planetary responsibility, and human evolution. For more information, visit our website at http://earthaven.org or call (828)669-3937

Rainbow Sustainability Commons

Rainbow Sustainability Commons

The Commons is a living and learning centre for sustainability, permaculture, and environmental education. We are a registered non-profit called Sihlangene Kokwethu--with a mission to promote self-sufficiency, sustainability and environmental stewardship through education and projects here at the Commons and in Impendle.

jabierans aldea de terapeutas

jabierans aldea de terapeutas

Aldea de terapeutas y artistas

Bienvenid@, mi nombre es Javier. Soy un escultor y terapeuta, amante y protector de la naturaleza, creador de espacios ordenados y habitables donde poder conectarte, y cuidarte además de aprender de la Madre Tierra.

8thLife EcoVillage Project

8thLife EcoVillage Project

8thLife is an EcoVillage project starting in the Canary Islands & a unique opportunity to invest in a healthy future: for you, for your family, for future generations & for all species.
We are repopulating a rural farmstead and establishing a community to do more effective work in facilitating the global and local Transition, and also researching in action, from the basis of Integral Permaculture, what is needed for EcoVillage projects to be truly successful and thrive, and how civilized western humans can create community and the seeds of a new culture.

Dedetepe Farm

Dedetepe Farm

Dedetepe Farm is an eco farm-camp mainly producing olive oil. We have been hosting volunteers for 8 years and since 2010 we have been functioning as a camp for eco minded travelers and providing the accommodation for the educational workshops held at the Camtepe Education Center (Bugday Org.). We are closely related to and work with the Bugday Organisation supporting ecological living.

Ecovillage Mont Radar

Ecovillage Mont Radar

Le Mont Radar est une ancienne base militaire recyclé en écovillage. La montagne est situé à St-Sylvestre (40 minutes au sud de la ville de Québec)

Les grands volets de notre projet d'écovillage sont la communication, les rassemblements et les événements (conférences, ateliers, Foire des Écoalternatives, Festival de Musique, etc.), ainsi qu'un volet écotouristique de type base de plein air.

- Partager les connaissances acquises sous différentes formes: écrits, audio, vidéo, conférences, ateliers et activités;

imeceevi

imeceevi

İmeceevi eco farm is a base station for the İmece Eco Village attempt. at moment We have 5 acre land by the sea side in near Canakkale. the Eco farm enable us to ease living in our newly established (ongoing) villege.
Principles and Values

Enargeia

Enargeia

ENARGEIA

An open living community and Spiritual centre.

A vision comes true
The need to live life with Freedom and Love, away from big noisy cities. Discussion after discussion, year after year, the vision began to anchor, in the heart and from there in the mind. Yet, we were all there, into the glossiness and faked up of daily routine.

Munksoegaard

Munksoegaard

Eco village in Trekroner (Roskilde) 25 minutes from Copenhagen

Svanholm

Svanholm

Svanholm is an old estate situated near Skibby north of Roskilde on Zealand. It is home for 65 grownups and 35 children and a lot of guests from around the world. Some have lived here from 1978, but every year between 5 and 10 persons move out and others move in. We live in the buildings in the mansion and in houses in the villages around. We have ecological farming with grain, vegetables, fruit and 100 cows. There are also woodlands, a packing plant for fruit and vegetables, wood factory, eco-building and publishing company.

Progetto Pecora Nera

Progetto Pecora Nera

EN -

BlackSheep Project

We are Devis and Luca and we started our ecovillage project five years ago, in 2003. The project is located in the the north-east of Italy, on the Alps.

We have a garden (about 1 acre), a big greenhouse and some hens . Actually we provide about 50% of our food need by self production. We plan to upgrade our structures year by year in order to become independent in food and energy needs.

Yonders Farm

Yonders Farm

It is the mission of the Yonderfamily Council, living by example, to provide environmentally minded, life sustaining education and resources in benefit to all ~ and ~ to use, teach and learn via a network of community based programs promoting the perpetual integration of social-ecological harmony.

We have 100 acres of beautiful wooded hillsides where people can come and learn how to live in a green sustainable way -- and become part of our compassionate, creative, community/family.

Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community

Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community

Hickory Nut Forest is a growing eco-village near Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Located on 270 acres in beautiful Hickory Nut Gorge, we are a sustainable community where adults, children and seniors can live and work among caring neighbors, sharing their inspiration and enthusiasm with each other. As well as protecting the land’s biodiversity, we are growing vegetables and fruits, building a retreat site/education center, designing green homes, and using renewable energy from wind, water, sun, and earth.

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Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Ethopia Ecovillage Romania 21.07.2013 3 years 7 months ago
Volviendo a Casa Educational Project Established America, South America, South Cone 14.07.2014 2 years 7 months ago
Gaia University Educational Project Established Africa, America, Asia 30.10.2013 2 years 9 months ago
Arcadia Intentional community Established Catalunia 22.02.2009 3 years 5 months ago
La Naranja Orgánica Permaculture Project Established Catalunia 16.05.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Comunidad de las Doce Tribus Intentional community Established Spain, Navarre 06.04.2010 3 years 8 months ago
La Casa dels Llacs Intentional community Established Catalunia 02.10.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Villages at Crest Mountain Ecovillage Established United States 21.03.2013 3 years 12 months ago
Tent of Nations Permaculture Project Established Palestinian Territory 23.03.2015 2 years 2 days ago
Zamukia Ecovillage Project Ecovillage Established America 06.08.2014 2 years 6 months ago
College of Permaculture Agriculture Cooperative Established Europa 25.03.2014 2 years 9 months ago
jabierans aldea de terapeutas Cultural project Established Europa 27.10.2014 2 years 4 months ago
Repesei Network Established Andalucia, Castile-La Mancha, Murcia 17.02.2015 2 years 1 month ago
Rainbow Sustainability Commons Permaculture Project Established South Africa 18.04.2012 3 years 7 months ago
Kibbutz Gezer Intentional community Established Israel 12.09.2014 2 years 4 weeks ago
Verxilans Permaculture Project Established Europa 29.03.2013 3 years 8 months ago
Oiyakaha Permaculture Project Established Brazil 08.07.2012 4 years 8 months ago
Ecoaldea Paititi Ecovillage Established Bolivia 21.05.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Hakoritna Farm Permaculture Project Established Palestinian Territory 23.03.2015 2 years 2 days ago
Romashka Organic farm in Belize Ecovillage Established Belize 08.08.2012 4 years 7 months ago
Quaker Intentional Village - Canaan Intentional community Established United States 30.11.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Marda Permaculture Project Established Palestinian Territory 23.03.2015 2 years 2 days ago
Bio Aldeia Arawikay Cultural project Transforming Brazil 24.11.2009 5 months 4 weeks ago
Shambhalabamba Intentional community Transforming America 09.09.2014 2 years 6 months ago
Tribal Simplicity Transition project Under construction Brazil 31.07.2014 2 years 6 months ago
Lemurian Embassy Eco Village Retreat Ecovillage Under construction Mexico 05.06.2014 2 years 4 months ago
WildCraft Ecovillage Ecovillage Under construction United States 21.10.2014 2 years 4 months ago
Verda Koro Intentional community Under construction Catalunia 18.02.2014 2 years 4 weeks ago
Vale do vento - Adegas Sustainable settlement Under construction Alentejo 20.02.2014 2 years 4 months ago
Comunidad Libertaria en proceso Intentional community Under construction Basque Country, Cantabria, Castilla y Leon 01.12.2012 2 years 9 months ago
Semillas de Luz Educational Project Under construction Balearic Islands 05.06.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Sevagram Ecovillage Under construction Italy 04.03.2013 4 years 2 weeks ago
Unnamed project Ecovillage Under construction Canada 28.03.2013 3 years 12 months ago
Ekoby Växhuset Ecovillage Under construction Sweden 19.04.2013 2 years 2 weeks ago
KOLESE Ecovillage Under construction Switzerland 22.04.2013 3 years 11 months ago
Simbiosis Caravan Under construction Castile-La Mancha 12.10.2014 2 years 5 months ago
Il Pollaio del Re Ecovillage Under construction Italy 12.02.2013 4 years 1 month ago
Ashoka Ecovillage - Cambodia Ecovillage Under construction Cambodia 20.06.2013 2 years 9 months ago
Isla de Xera Intentional community Under construction Europa, Iberian Peninsula 14.04.2013 2 years 9 months ago
No-tech University Sustainable settlement Under construction Valencia 03.06.2014 2 years 9 months ago
Ecovila El Nagual & Bioregiao Ecovillage Under construction Brazil 23.09.2012 4 years 6 months ago
"Meshek 43", Shdema Israel Sustainable settlement Under construction Asia 20.12.2014 2 years 2 months ago
Mechatigan Eco-Hamelet Intentional community Under construction 28.09.2012 4 years 5 months ago
Freedom Farm Sustainable settlement Under construction United States 27.12.2014 2 years 2 months ago