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VerdEnergia

VerdEnergia

We are a permaculture community far away from stores, cities and paved roads in the lush mountainous countryside. We are looking for real green warriors to join our tribe as members, volunteers, interns or guests. Look through our website www.verdenergia.org for info and pics!

Kibbutz Tzivon

Kibbutz Tzivon

Tzivon is a small young kibbutz with an ecological vision located in the upper Galilee half way between the Mediterranean coast and the sea of the Galilee. The kibbutz is situated in the heart of an oak forest and is surrounded by nature reserves. Tzivon has among other things, an organic vineyard, dairy goat herd, traditional crafts workshop, a vegetable garden and and alternative eduction system.

The Youth Support for Development O

The Youth Support for Development O

The Youth Support for Development Organisation

The project is about Empowerment of Youth through productive and development of Vacation courses/skills.

Finca La Cubatilla

Finca La Cubatilla

Complejo Rural Finca La Cubatilla is a collection of homes and buildings located on a farm of 7.2 acres situated in a natural setting of Casares in Malaga muncipio just 25 minutes from the coast and the wonderful beaches of Casares, Manilva and Estepona. Located 15 minutes from Finca Cortesín a luxury resort with a golf course with 18 holes and class Nicklaus Golf Academy and only 5 minutes from the Hotel Hermitage, a boutique hotel located in La Celima a residential area in the mountains of Casares.

College of Permaculture Agriculture

College of Permaculture Agriculture

we are an Israeli registered NGO (Amuta) and Cooperative located in Kibbutz Amir, Upper Galilee. Our aim is to demonstrate community self-sufficiency, starting with local food production. We have large farm where we grow varity of vegetables and are also working to develop our agriculture to other aspects of localfood production

We work with 2 municipalities and the Ministary of Environment in establishing Community Gardens (more then 15 so far) and also teaching food gardeing and community agriculture.

Free Life Ways

Free Life Ways

Co-living, Co-working, Co-learning, Intentional Community

FreeLifeWays is an organization dedicated to a conscious and systematic approach to empowering people and inspiring community. We do this through the process of transformation. We start by transforming ourselves, and our families. We then turn our focus to our extended communities, American society, and global culture at large. We believe that we all experience greater freedom and joy in life through voluntary cooperation and the sharing of resources.

Granja Escuela de Permacultura León

Granja Escuela de Permacultura León

Permacultura León es una iniciativa de escuela de permacultura práctica en el Sur de la Provincia de León. Su ámbito estructural es el de modelo familiar autoabastecido.
Pretendemos formar de forma práctica en todas las areas de la permacultura, mediante la realización de talleres.
Esperamos de esta forma divulgar y potenciar la extensión de alternativas reales de vida que sigan principios similares a los nuestros:
.- Permacultura
.- Decrecimiento
.- Simplicidad Voluntaria.
Puedes ponerte en contacto con nosotros mediante el correo:

Berea College Ecovillage

Berea College Ecovillage

An ecologically- and socially-sustainable residential and learning complex designed to meet the housing needs of Berea College students, principally those who are married or single parents, in a manner that supports their academic, labor and family responsibilities.

The Source Farm

The Source Farm

The Source Farm is a multi-cultural, intergenerational eco-village, located in Johns Town, in the parish of St. Thomas, Jamaica.

Our ecological mission and vision is to respect Natural life, its systems and processes - preserving wildlife and botanical habitat, and creating a life-style that regenerates, rather than diminishing the integrity of THE SOURCE FARM environment.

We have a commitment to:

SFEL (Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge)

SFEL (Strawberry Fields Eco-Lodge)

Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge (SFEL) delivers an eco-tourism service, embedded in the local cultural landscape and tailored for the environmentally aware visitor to Ethiopia. SFEL offers cultural hospitality and fresh organic food to national and international guests. It also forms the epicentre of a series of ethically-minded, community-based, education and adventure-tourism activities.

Zamukia Ecovillage Project

Zamukia Ecovillage Project

We have learned from our ancestors, the indigenous from the SNevada mountains how to live in harmony with the earth. We are working towards that spiritual, social, environmental and economical equilibrium.

Ekobyn Bålarn

Ekobyn Bålarn

Established

All the people that started the village still lives there! (except some outflown children). Kjell was a founder of Njord.

ECOLISE

ECOLISE

ECOLISE is the European coalition of organisations supporting local community initiatives, including GEN. The members of ECOLISE include international, national and sometimes regional networks of community-based initiatives, as well as other bodies engaged in European-level research, training, communications or other activities to support community-based action on climate change and sustainability.

GEN Ghana

GEN Ghana

Ghana Ecovillage Network - www.genghana.org

Efforts to create sustainable human settlements and ecovillages have been recognized by the government of Ghana. Initiated by a dynamic group of sustainability leaders, Ghana Ecovillage network was formed in 2012 and Incorporated in January 14, 2013 and given the permit to commence operations on 22nd January 2013.

GEN Ghana has evolved over the years since 2013.
GEN Ghana is a strong national network with active membership of about 120,
There has been 2 Ecovillage Design Education Courses (EDEs) organized at the Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA) and the Ghana Permaculture Institute (GPI) with about 70 participants trained.
GEN Ghana has also hosted 3 National conferences and also hosted the 5th African Ecovillage Conference in December 2016.
There is an Active NEXTGEN Youth promoting ecovillage strategies and influencing policies at their district and national levels.
GEN Ghana is open for cooperation with other national networks, ecovillage projects, volunteers and interns who will like to partner. There is an active group. Thanks to GEN International and GEN Denmark (LOES) for their support in building GEN Ghana
Kindly visit www.genghana.org for further details or contact [email protected]

Combining guest facility and farm

Combining guest facility and farm

Sustainability and guesthouse in an historical Tuscan farm

Casa Cares is a guesthouse and meeting center of the Reformed Waldensian Church of Italy. For over thirty years it has established itself in the township of Reggello, an area known for olive oil. The villa in part is over 400 years old and the property includes a theater-chapel from the 1700's as well as 5 hectares of woods and 4 hectares of olive grove and organic vegetable garden and fruit orchard. Commitment to environmental care is also evident in the photovoltaic solar panels and the plant water purification system.

GENNA

GENNA

Global Ecovillage Network of North America

GENNA's Mission

To engage the peoples of the Americas in common effort to join the global transformation towards an ecologically, economically, and culturally sustainable future.

GENNA serves as the Western Hemisphere's representative of the Global Ecovillage Network.

GENNA is comprised of Networks and Organizations from Canada and the United States who work together as a unified force in the ecovillage and sustainability movements.

GENNA's Primary Objectives

• To promote and nurture new and existing ecovillages within North America.

Cambio Social Rural

Cambio Social Rural

Transformacion social de un pequeño pueblo.

Transformación social de un pequeñito pueblo muy deshabitado en el norte de CyL, cerca Cantabria y Euskadi.

Keuruu Ecovillage

Keuruu Ecovillage

Keuruu Ecovillage is an international community located in the heart of Finland. It was founded by the group of eco-spirited people in 1997.

Currently we have 30 adults and 10 children (+ 15 hens, 10 sheep, 7 goats) living here. On the larger scale we have approximately 150 supporting members who live outside but regurlarly visit us and receive our newsletter. Both us and supporting members are connected by the will to live in harmony with the nature and themselves.

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.

Green Valley EcoVillage

Green Valley EcoVillage

We are promoting various schemes under the Eco-Village concept, namely Eco-Farm, Eco-Landscape, E-Business, Farmstay & Cottage Development.

Our Vision is to realize a community living in a setting that is very much Pro-Environment, sustainable to our future generation. The vision shall be realized via design and planning of Nutrimental planting schemes.

We stresses on educating our visitors and staff in creating ecologically sustainable living spaces. In short, we work, play and stay harmoniously with nature!

Eco Truly Park - Eco Village

Eco Truly Park - Eco Village

Our Project

Eco Truly Park is a beautiful Peruvian Pacific coast ecological, artistic community founded on Vaisnava principles, strategically located on Chacra y Mar beach, a district of Aucallama, in the province of Huaral, one hour by bus or car (63 km) north of the capital city, Lima.

Sadhana Forest

Sadhana Forest

The community's main project is the reforestation of 70 acres of severely eroded land. We are working to re-create the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest indigenous to our area. The Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest is now close to total extinction as only 0.01% survives. This is a last moment effort to keep this very rich and beautiful Forest on earth.

Saraswati Ahimsa Vana

Saraswati Ahimsa Vana

Saraswati Ahimsa Vana is a beautiful project situated at the foot of the Llanganates national park in the Amazon rainforest. The aim of the reserve is to protect the wildlife within and teach volunteers and locals about simple living, high thinking. Volunteers can learn and participate in permaculture, reforestation, vegetarian cuisine and chocolate making. There is never a dull momenti in Saraswati Ahimsa Vana.!

Oiyakaha

Oiyakaha

Established in 2007, Oiyakaha is a center for art and ecology. Oiyakaha is located in the Amazon of Brazil, 125km north of Manaus and covers 140 hectares of virgin rainforest with rivers and hills, springs and valleys.

eurotopia

eurotopia

European Communities Directory

Introducing the eurotopia Directory 2014: Communities and Ecovillages in Europe

Holy Land Trust

Holy Land Trust

The Holy Land Trust is neither a political nor a religious organization; we aspire to learn from the spiritual teachings and values of all faiths and traditions that bring unity to the human family and closeness to the Creator of all things, practicing and promoting love, truth and goodness, between all people, and acting always with empathy and compassion.

The core values of the Holy Land Trust are:

Lumicon Farm

Lumicon Farm

"back to origin"

Setled just where the misty mountains meets the Amazon,near to crystal rivers and a national parks...building a small simple community for indepenndently thoughtfuls,responsible people full of love and conciousness.We are a non profit project but to be able to sustain it we are offering cabins for rent-from simple hous to rustic tradicional ones to tee-pee or an open air view cabins for short or long time rents or for volunteer program on one of our two farms.Ask for rates...

Lumicon is-Light/Universe/Mother/Independence/Conection/Origin/Nature-

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.

Ixixtlan

Ixixtlan

Beautifull Ecovillage, located near Atlixco, Puebla.

Christie Walk

Christie Walk

UEA believes that as cities are increasingly at the heart of the world’s environmental challenges so must they be part of the solutions.
Our vision is the transformation of human settlements into Ecological Cities – vibrant, equitable, socially supportive, ecologically sustaining and economically viable communities
We are CBD based, we have 27 residences, only 11 car parks.

Nawaya

Nawaya

Nawaya is an Egyptian initiative created to provide extension and advisory services to small-scale, rural communities. Nawaya is deeply concerned for the future of these communities, particularly with regard to food sovereignty and environmental health. Nawaya’s working approach is dictated by its challenge: without the opportunity for rural communities to experience working solutions for sustainable living practices, it is highly unlikely they will adopt them.

Rawtreat

Rawtreat

Rawfood, homeschool Community Costa Rica

Rawtreat consists of two farms. Heartland is located in Ojochal and Rawland in Rio Claro. We are planting many fruit trees and veggies to become self-sufficient… and may of our trees have already started giving us fruit! Heartland has many children of different ages living in it and we would love to have more children so we can homeschool togethger. Our diet consists of 100% rawfoods and we are very passionate about healthy, simple living… We often have potlocks and work together on the different projects. Our farms are trully spectacular places with pristine air and water..

La Pequeña Granja de Mamá Lulú

La Pequeña Granja de Mamá Lulú

Aquí tendrá un verdadero encuentro con la naturaleza y con las costumbres de nuestros abuelos campesinos que nos enseñaron a trabajar la tierra y a vivir de los que se produce... Venga y conozca una pequeña finca que tiene como objetivo enseñar a la personas a valorar el campo y así evitar el hacinamiento y la pobreza en las ciudades.

Servicio de alojamiento, restaurante, charlas agroecológicas, auditorio para 100 personas

Cleveland EcoVillage

Cleveland EcoVillage

In the Cleveland EcoVillage, centered around the W.65th-Lorain-EcoVillage Rapid Station, we are creating a neighborhood that realizes the full potential of urban life in the most ecologically sustainable way possible. The ecovillage is supported by a partnership between EcoCity Cleveland and Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO). Recent projects have included green built townhomes and single family homes, a community garden, a walking trail, a new transit station, demonstration solar panels at a local school, and planning for greenspace improvements.

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.

Anna Eco Village Resort

Anna Eco Village Resort

This resort is in a famous train road to Annapurna Base Camp. It is located in a beautiful place.

Oasis dos 3 sobreiros

Oasis dos 3 sobreiros

Experimental place for permaculture, medicinal plants, rawfood, ecological building

FR : Création d'une Oasis, terrain de jeu rêvé pour expérimenter avec terre Gaïa, les arbres, l'eau, la nourriture, l'architecture et d'autres consciences créatrices. Lieu visant à l'autonomie relative et ouvert sur le monde pour échanger et partager des savoirs-faire et savoirs-être.

EN : Creation of an Oasis, dreaming place to create with Gaïa, trees, water, food, architecture and others creatives consciences. Place to reach relative autonomy and open to the world to exchange and share knowledges.

Saint Michael's Eco Village

Saint Michael's Eco Village

A sustainable bridge between the modern world and nature.

Sustainable architecture including living roofs, Organic crops, gardens, reserves, 18 hole disc golf course, naturally kept livestock in rotating pastures,holistic medicine, medicinal gardens, salt water pools, aquaponics,ocean views and much more.

Hultabygdens kretsloppsförening

Hultabygdens kretsloppsförening

Established

The village are very interesting according to sewage systems and ecological farming. The contact person is an organic farmer. The village has a long history and has transformed into an ecovillage. They have "roots" in the traditional landscape/culture wich gives a lot of strenght.

Gaia Trust

Gaia Trust

Gaia Trust, Denmark is a charitable entity supporting sustainabilty projects around the world. It was founded in 1987 on the initiative of Ross and Hildur Jackson, with the intention of supporting the transition to a sustainable and more spiritual future society through grants and proactive initiatives.

Two NGOs especially have been supported for many years and continue to be supported, namely the Global Ecovillage Network and Gaia Education. Many other smaller projects in the areas of local sustainability initiatives, permaculture, etc. occasionally receive supporting grants.

Gardening and Landscaping

Gardening and Landscaping

Meaningful Work for Body, Mind and Spirit

Help beautify and maintain the extensive gardens, temples and sacred art of Odiyan Retreat Center on 1000 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean in rural northern California. Work in our four vegetable gardens, seven orchards or out on the land. Includes housing, vegetarian meals, classes and small monthly living allowance. 

Research Working Group GEN-INT

Research Working Group GEN-INT

Are you an academic searching for an ecovillage as a case study for your survey? Are you a student intending to write an academic paper on an ecovillage? Are you a journalist interested in reporting on an ecovillage? Or are you an ecovillage community or member receiving requests from students or researchers asking to study your ecovillage?

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Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Phoenix Cooperative Ecovillage Ecovillage United States 28.06.2004 4 years 5 months ago
Ecovila Corcovado Ecovillage Brazil 09.04.2004 4 years 5 months ago
Nyt Forum, Christiania Ecovillage Denmark 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Ecovillage e. V. Ecovillage Germany 14.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Cerro Gordo Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Comunidad del Sur Ecovillage Uruguay 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Redfield Community Ecovillage England 02.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Finca Ecologica El Zopilote Permacu Ecovillage Nicaragua 06.09.2005 3 years 6 months ago
EarthSea Ecovillage Canada 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Cascada Verde Ecovillage Costa Rica 08.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Arcosanti Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Earth Sanctuary Project Ecovillage Spain 14.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Pacifica EcoVillage Ecovillage United States 14.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Ecoaldea Amazonia Ecovillage Venezuela 21.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Caravana Arcoiris por la Paz Ecovillage Peru 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Libera Universitá di Alcatraz Ecovillage Italy 14.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Delphin-Gemeinschaft Ecovillage Germany 02.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Eden Ranch Community Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Hei Wa House Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Southwest Sufi Community Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Nature's Spirit Ecovillage United States 02.03.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Ecovillage Detroit Ecovillage United States 13.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Big Island Cohousing and Ecovillage Ecovillage United States 18.10.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Tonttula FBK Ecovillage Finland 19.08.2004 4 years 5 months ago
CRESP Ecovillage Senegal 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Permacore (Permaculture Foundation Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Africa Inroads Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Fairview Wine & Cheese estate Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Students for Global Democracy Ugand Ecovillage Uganda 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Elfentree Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Instituto de Permacultura e Ecovila Ecovillage Brazil 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Sun Valley Community Ecovillage United States 04.01.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Abundance Ecovillage Ecovillage United States 02.03.2002 4 years 5 months ago
Kitezh Children's Community Ecovillage 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Galions e.V. Ecovillage Germany 03.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center Ecovillage United States 14.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Jordan Village Ecovillage United States 22.11.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Tlholego Ecovillage Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Afristar Foundation Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
GLOBAL AFRICULTURE AND BANTOO VILLA Ecovillage Gabon 25.08.2011 3 years 6 months ago
Celestial Foundation Ecovillage South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
HB Volunteer Uganda Ecovillage Uganda 25.08.2011 3 years 6 months ago
Sustainable Development Resource Ce Ecovillage Uganda 25.08.2011 4 years 9 months ago
Ethopia Ecovillage Romania 21.07.2013 3 years 8 months ago