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Suderbyn Permaculture Eco-village

Suderbyn Permaculture Eco-village

Suderbyn has been established during Summer 2008 and has year-round residents since August 2008. The old 5 ha farm is bicycling distance from the World Heritage town of Visby,and walking distance from pristine Baltic Sea beaches, on the Island of Gotland. Suderbyn Cooperative Society plans to establish a large permaculture forest garden on the property and establish a community-built eco-village with local natural materials in its centre. For social and ecologic reasons we wish to have a high proportion of collective facilities complemented by very simple private housing.

Ekobyarnas Riksorganisation

Ekobyarnas Riksorganisation

Swedish Ecovillage Network

Ekobyarnas Riksorganisation arbetar för att ge ekobyarna i Sverige bättre möjligheter att samarbeta, hitta varandra och nya deltagare.

Hertha Levefællesskab

Hertha Levefællesskab

Hertha Levefællesskab is situated near Aarhus in Jutland on a slope with a tremendous view. It was founded in 1996 and now consists of about 70
people including 19 developmentally retarded persons. The main topics in this village community is social ecology i.e. how do we get a culturally and socially sustainable community running.

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.

Åloppe Ekomat

Åloppe Ekomat

Old village (4000 years).
Organic farming and gardening, processing food.
20 households.
www.aloppe.se

Self Sustaining Village - Den Selvf

Self Sustaining Village - Den Selvf

Self Sustaining Village - Den Selvforsynende Landsby

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Ängsbacka

Ängsbacka

Ängsbacka course center & community

Ängsbacka is among the most important meeting places in Scandinavia for people who want to live a more conscious life, live from the heart and care for our planet. 

Katajamäki

Katajamäki

Katajamäki (Juniper Hill) is a small eco-community and a gathering place attempting to maintain a sound balance between domestic life and cultural activities.

It is envisioned to become a small forest garden village using local material in construction. There is not any common doctrine, but we are interested in low cost life style and creative revival of traditions. The premises were leased to the community in 1993 and ultimately we purchased them in 1998. Katajamäki is centrally located in southern Finland, about 100 km north of Tampere and about 300 km north of Helsinki.

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.

Gaija

Gaija

Our community is based on people's free will. Free will to grow organic food, make projects such as art-exhibition, handicraft-courses..

Our main house is a former old people's house which we have made a home and a hostel.

We are partly self sufficient and it is our goal to be more and more.. Also courses and happenings are welcome to gaija as well as open minded people.

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.

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.

Almviks Gård

Almviks Gård

Established

A lot of land, 120 hectares wich gives buildig reasources etc in village. The contact person has lived 8 years in Almvik. Many families have vegetable gardens, and some people has extended gardens.

Munkesoegaard

Munkesoegaard

Munksoegaard is situated near Roskilde on Zeeland just half an hour by train from Copenhagen. The goal is to establish a community based on
environmentally sustainable solutions occupied by people from different backgrounds, education and economies.

Hågaby

Hågaby

Established

Per told me that theres a big interest in Sweden for a touristroad. The model that Håga used while building, influencing the company JM byggnad improving their capacity in eco-technology, is interesting. - Habitat 2- an UN-model that could be applied on the project ECOVILLAGES (for communication)

Livonsaaren yhteisökylä

Livonsaaren yhteisökylä

Livonsaari community is an ecovillage under construction located in the south-west Finland, about 35 kilometers from the city of Turku. Currently about 20 adults and ten children live in the community, and in addition there are some active members of the community who plan to move to Livonsaari in the near future.

Baskemölla

Baskemölla

Established

The idea was formed by Ove Thörnqvist 1989-90. The contact person Olof has been involved since that time. He knows a lot about building-technologies. The other contactperson knows other parts of the village, wich can be a good complement.

LØS

LØS

Danish Ecovillage Network
with 40-50 members (ecovillages)

Hällungen

Hällungen

They have an extensive ongoing permaculture project in collaboration with the nearby ecovillage-initiative Hällmarken and the area Hällskogen. Gardens, houses and infrastructure will be re-planned after permaculture principles. The projects will take part in the transition-towns movement.

Bostadsrättsföreningen Linden i Klos

Bostadsrättsföreningen Linden i Klos

Established

A village that started with an interest for sound materials and a healthy lifestyle, and was thereafter named an "ecovillage" in an article. The social life works good in the village, people are good in helpeing eachother out.

Kampetorp

Kampetorp

Established

A small ecovillage, Has had IAL-camps and workingcamps.
11 members, 4 houses.
Built by residents.
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Kampetorp är en liten gård i Bullaren, i norra Bohuslän. Här bygger medlemmarna ekologiska hus, en del i lösvirke, andra i lera och halm. Fastigheten är off-grid och elektriciteten produceras huvudsakligen med solceller. Solenergin lagrar vi med hjälp av batterier.
Under vintern krävs ett tillskott av el från fossildrivna elverk, men eftersom all apparatur och belysning är extremt energieffektiv handlar det om förhållandevis små mängder diesel.

Rydebacke

Rydebacke

Separate owned houses with commons for small agriculture. Some families runs their own businesses, but most families commutes to workplaces in Gothenburg.

Charlottendals ekoby

Charlottendals ekoby

Established

Strong in social questions, transition-towns movement, psychology and questions concerning conflict resolution

Kretsloppsbyn i Björsbyn

Kretsloppsbyn i Björsbyn

There were big ambitions to create a working ecovillage in the beginning, but through different technical problems, (for exampel with toilets), and reduced interest, the village has evolved into a "ordinary" housing area. The village can be a interesting case, as their experiences can teach what "not" to do:)

Munksoegaard

Munksoegaard

Eco village in Trekroner (Roskilde) 25 minutes from Copenhagen

Eklunden- kretsloppsbyn

Eklunden- kretsloppsbyn

Established

Interesting source for Eco-building technology.
5 houses/7 households.
Built by Leif Thomsen AB, based on Jenny Wramborgs thesis (examensarbete)

Brf. Åkesta

Brf. Åkesta

Established

The roof construction mainly on the backyard is very good. Can be recomended to other projects. The dry toilett solution which is refurbished by a normal water toilett system today was a more idealistic idea.

Hurdalecovillage

Hurdalecovillage

We live in Hurdalecovillage - 80km north of Oslo, and own a property that will have room for 45-50 houses, growing all sorts of vegetable and herbs, having animals, courses etc. More info in Norwegian:

www.hurdalecovillage.no

Camphill Community: Vallersund Gaar

Camphill Community: Vallersund Gaar

Camphill Community: Vallersund Gaard

As a Camphill village community, has close connections to the other Camphill villages and schools all over the world.Co-workers, villagers and some formal drugusers have transformed a run down nineteenth-century fishing centre into Vallersund Gård with fishing, a farm, a bakery, a weavery, a 'cafeteria', a little chapel, a wind generator for electricity, 2 heat pumps, using warmth from the sea and the rocks, and interesting water systems.

Rumpans fritidsby - en kretsloppsby

Rumpans fritidsby - en kretsloppsby

Established

A very strong and good source for sustainable building techniques. The contact person dedicate his time to this topic, and has missions in Bhutan among others. Many students and technically interested visit the village. Apart from that they keep animals, gardens, a sawmill, and a port for boats.

Ekoby Växhuset

Ekoby Växhuset

Ecovillage according to permaculture principles under construction. We plan for in total five households with local solutions for energy demand and a high degree of self supply. Possibility for two more families to join us. Welcome to contact us.

Charlottendals Farm and EcoVillage

Charlottendals Farm and EcoVillage

We are a small EcoVillage on a farm south of Stockholm Sweden. Formed as a building association
we have six families living on the farm. Separate is a Kindergarten open for the larger community.
At the farm we have sheep, hens and horses.
We deploy energy saving technique, wastewater management as well as solar cells and panels.
The farm is situated close to Järna anthroposofic communities, itself on of the major alternative societies in Scandinavia.
Members are also active in the Swedish Transition movement.

Terra Libera Økogrend

Terra Libera Økogrend

Et lite økosamfunn i etablering, som etterhvert vil ha plass til 10 hus. Terra Libera Økogrend stiftes på Skaarbu gård i Holmestrand, Vestfold.

Viktig for oss er:

Suderbyn

Suderbyn

We have just purchased the beautiful farm, close to the sea, forests and historic town of Visby on the island of Gotland. We will start living in the old farm this summer and will work to develop a 5 ha permaculture forest garden with a low-impact and self-sustaining eco-village in its midst. The land is owned by a cooperative and we wish to have collective facilities for environmental and social reasons.

 Syrian Initiative Craftsmanship eco

Syrian Initiative Craftsmanship eco

The Syrian Initiative Craftsmanship Ecovillage (SICE) is a newly formed NGO (April 1st 2015) driven by a group of Syrian refugees and Swedes in Uppsala, Sweden. Our aim is to empower migrants and other Syrians to take control of their own lives, integrate into Swedish society, and do so in an inexpensive and ecologically sustainable way. We also find different ways to job possibilities for our residents in our Ecovillage.

Help Support our project at
https://coinfunded.com/Project/ProjectDetail/10

Hästekasen

Hästekasen

Back to nature

Farm close to the sea on the swedish west coast.
Aiming for self sufficiency by permaculture farming. Hens, bees, sheep, ducks, dog, cat.
Summertime there is a lot of visitors doing adventure activities and some yoga.
We are attached to WWOOF and workaway and Couchsurfing.
We are looking for volunteers that would like to do an Erasmus+ volunteership (6 months)
The actual village is right now under planning.
Not so much a village, more of a main house and small one-room satellite houses around it.

Gaia-Village

Gaia-Village

Live in a lovely and harmonic place in Europe

Gaia-Village

A group of friends that met in India decide to create their own village in Europe.
Julie from Belgium is Holistic healer / Kine , her husband Shan from India is a founder of a organic jus company.
And me, Lima I am eco-project manager with eco-construction as a speciality.
So here we are, the small presentation of the team.

The main topic of the project are ;

Sustainable co-operative

Sustainable co-operative

We are a young married couple, Pace and Blu, who are looking to build a sustainable way of life. Over the years we have been studying human societies and alternative methods of living, all over the world.

We realize community is the fundamental ingredient to a successful sustainable future.
That said, we also understand that people require their own personal freedom with the ability to explore whatever religious or spiritual beliefs they may hold.

Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Nyt Forum, Christiania Ecovillage Denmark 10.02.2003 4 years 1 month ago
AIH Andelssamfundet i Hjortshöj Ecovillage Denmark 19.06.2004 3 years 2 months ago
Tonttula FBK Ecovillage Finland 19.08.2004 4 years 1 month ago
Suomineito-Yhteisö Ecovillage Finland 10.02.2003 4 years 1 month ago
GEN-Finland Ecovillage Established Finland 14.02.2003 3 years 8 months ago
Hertha Levefællesskab Ecovillage Established Denmark 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Baskemölla Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Hultabygdens kretsloppsförening Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
EKBO Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Bostadsrättsföreningen Linden i Klos Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Hågaby Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Camphill Community: Vallersund Gaar Ecovillage Established Norway 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Charlottendals ekoby Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Hällungen Transition project Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Eklunden- kretsloppsbyn Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Kampetorp Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Katajamäki Ecovillage Established Finland 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Brf. Åkesta Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Kretsloppsbyn i Björsbyn Traditional village Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Self Sustaining Village - Den Selvf Ecovillage Established Denmark 29.01.2007 4 years 5 months ago
Rumpans fritidsby - en kretsloppsby Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Åloppe Ekomat Traditional village Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
LØS Ecovillage Established Denmark 14.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Almviks Gård Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Ekobyn Bålarn Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 3 months ago
kirstinelund Ecovillage Under construction Denmark 23.07.2004 4 years 5 months ago
Gaia-Village Ecovillage Initiative Sweden 25.06.2014 2 years 5 months ago