A Long Way Home

By Helen iles It’s early morning. The sun is already flooding the woodland scene outside my window, when a robin hops onto the patio table and appears to look up at me. “It’s a beautiful spring day!” he seems to say. “Get up!” But I’m warm up in my cozy platform bed in the rafters, and that sunlight is deceptive. I take another sip of tea, snuggle closer to Husband and tell myself I’ll just read one more chapter… My relationship with home is a deep one. I grew up in Wales and brought up my son in one of…

Community Building: Social And Spiritual Permaculture For Intentional Communities And Transition Towns

Our ecovillage set up ‘invisible structures’, to build a strong community, to work together well, from practical land care to our deepest vision.

Green Tara, The Ecofeminist Goddess, Shows Us How To Embody Regenerative Culture

By Dido Dunlop Green Tara is a role model, to become a wise woman, and live in an ecofeminist way. Many of us who are women have a hard time finding women we can take as role models. This one has helped me transform my life. In one way, Green Tara is just an image; yet her image is designed so that when I work with her, I develop the wise love she embodies. For any chance of surviving the climate emergency, we need to build a regenerative way of life, based on the patterns of nature’s life-supporting ecosystems. It’s…

O.U.R. Ecovillage Permaculture Based Sustainable Community

Welcome to O.U.R. Ecovillage, a sustainable livingdemonstration and education center, based on permaculture principles and aiming to work with nature, not ag...

The Sustainable [R]evolution Project

Get your copy! Sustainable [R]evolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide This beautiful and thoughtful book reminds us that forward thinking people have always appeared when humanity needed new, courageous, and outrageous responses to crisis. We're in a crisis now-one that sometimes seems impossible to surmount.

Ecovillage living - a new source of hope | Kosha Joubert | TEDxGeneva

In this largely illustrated talk, Kosha Joubert shares how community-led regeneration can become a source of solutions for today's societal challenges. Kosha...

People's Manual: Guidelines on Governance of Land, Fisheries and Forests : Via Campesina

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peoples, the landless, women and youth, and civil society as a whole, to assert their rights.

Medieval Spanish ghost town becomes self-sufficient ecovillage

It's a utopian fantasy- discover a ghost town and rebuild it in line with your ideals-, but in Spain where there are nearly 3000 abandoned villages (most dat...

Transition Towns Movement

What is a Transition Town? Transition Sydney and Transition Bondi are active groups focused on community. Leith Alexander investigates.http://www.facebook.co...

LA ecovillage: self-reliance in car-free urban homestead

In urban Los Angeles, about 3 miles west of downtown, 500 people live on 11 acres where priority is given to bicycles, fruit trees, greywater, veggie gardens...

The Global Ecovillage Network

The Global Ecovillage Network acts as the connective tissue between all of these communities. With all of the wisdom and experience in a global network to he...

Ecovillage Design Education Documentary Auroville | Youth Link | GEN | Auroras Eye Films

Recognised by UNESCO, Ecovillage Design Education was specifically designed to enable people and communities coming together to reclaim responsibility for t...

Wana Duma Eco-Village

In 2013, Wana Duma Children's Project (WDCP) secured a 7-acre parcel of land in rural Kenya with the dream of creating a self-sustainable Eco-Village. In 201...

Maitreya EcoVillage

Robert Bolman's Maitreya EcoVillage is a place where green building, as well as green ideals, flourish in a small community found in downtown Eugene, Oregon.

Exploring Earthaven Ecovillage, a 25-year old community

Earthaven Ecovillage is a 25 year old intentional community near Asheville, NC. It's been through a lot of changes, but its intention as a community has stay...

My Life in the Dancing Rabbit Eco Village

Have you wondered if you really could ever ditch your current life, and start homesteading? Could you grow your own food? Build yourself a house? Meet Rae...

Global Ecovillage Network - Community for a Regenerative World

The Global Ecovillage Network envisions a world of people designing regenerative futures, building bridges of hope, and forging international solidarity.

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