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Damanhur Federation

Damanhur Federation

Founded in 1975, the Federation of Damanhur is an eco-society: a federation of communities and eco-villages with their own social and political structure in continual evolution.

The Federation of Damanhur is a centre for spiritual, artistic and social research known throughout the whole world. Its philosphy is based on action, optimism and upon the idea that every human being lives to leave something of themselves to the others and to contribute towards the growth and evolution of the whole of humanity.

Torri Superiore

Torri Superiore

The medieval village of Torri Superiore (14th Century) is a jewel of popular architecture, built entirely in stone in the Ligurian hinterland near Ventimiglia (Imperia), a few km. from the Mediterranean sea and the French border. It is a single building containing 162 rooms on different levels, connected by narrow passageways and staircases that create a magical labyrinth of rooms and terraces.

La Comune di Bagnaia

La Comune di Bagnaia

The commune of Bagnaia was founded in 1979. Its aim is to share human and economic resources and to experience group living based on the principles of reciprocal respect and comprehension,collaboration, equality.

All property is communally owned. All decisions are taken by consensus. Each member chooses hisher own job,which can be within the commune , in agriculture or in crafts, or outside,according to individual choices and competencies.

At present the group consists of about 20 people, half of whom work outside the commune,half on the farm.

Meltemi

Meltemi

We are an ecovillage located just outside the coastal town of Rafina, in Attica, Greece on a plot of 250 stremma, with more than 200 resident families. We are a fully fledged non-profit NGO for sustainable development and ecological sensitivity, governed by a combination of direct participatory democracy and representative democracy.

Anarres - Ca' Favale

Anarres - Ca' Favale

Ca Favale's site is an old abandoned village
We're living there since 4 years on a collective
base - The project is an open project - not a clse
community - which means that before coming, please tell
us via mail some time in advance, but feel free
to come and stay with us - we've rooms, floors,
carpets to sleep on, and rooves above our heads-

Bayramic Yeniköy

Bayramic Yeniköy

Bayramiç Yeniköy is an NGO aiming to create a self-sustaining village based on permaculture principles and design in the Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of North-Western Turkey. Yeniköy community is well known for its focus on the production of local seeds, the application of natural farming and alternative economic models based on sharing surplus.

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.

EKOYER

EKOYER

Turkish Network of Ecological Settlements
Established

Established in 2009, EKOYER activities are focused on networking and supporting individuals, families and communities trying to showcase a sustainable and self-sufficient living styles without negative impacts on the environment; and empowering young and adult people willing to volunteer, work and give trainings in ecovillages engaged in organic agriculture, permaculture design and eco-tourism.

Gorsko Kosovo

Gorsko Kosovo

Gorsko Kosovo is located in the center of Bulgaria, not far from Veliko Tarnovo. It has been started by a family but now it’s a small community of 8 residents that aspires to grow into a larger ecovillage. The estate consists of 4 beautifully renovated houses in traditional Bulgarian style. There is a vegetable garden and apple trees. House pets and 4 horses live here. The community is vegetarian and smoking and drinking are not allowed. The members adhere to the fundamental values of justice, solidarity, autonomy, sustainability.

casa maya

casa maya

The eco farm was established in the late seventies by Antonio Russello in Piazza Armerina.
The terrases at the height of 660m face on south
east side the valley of ghiozzo 3 miles away of the famous mozaics.

Ura Gora

Ura Gora

Hurray For the Forest: Foundation Ura Gora: Community and Education

Ura Gora means Hurray for the forest, a celebration of renewal and growth- an ever growing forest of trees and a forest of people who may inhabit together this beautiful place in South Bulgaria.

Our Foundation is based in 'Rodovo Selishte', the first eco-village in Bulgaria, where we currently have eight families living together on their own plots of land.

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

The Telaithrion Project

The Telaithrion Project

a Free and Real Design

Freedom of Resources for Everyone, Everywhere & Respect, Equality, Awareness and Learning

The devoted site for the community project in English Greek and Spanish http://telaithrion.freeandreal.org/

Check out our continued work and projects here: http://www.facebook.com/FreeandReal

rainbow eco peace village

rainbow eco peace village

rainbow valley;
centro dechen yangtse ling; www.bordo.org (tibetan buddist center)
guesthouses
vision quests: www.creavista.de
courses and cheggio: www.stodieck.net (in german)
other communities: zonca village
valleggia village

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.

Kalikalos Holistic Education Centres

Kalikalos Holistic Education Centres

Community-based living-learning Centres offering workshops and retreats and volunteer opportunities

The Kalikalos Living-Learning Centre is a seasonal eco-community operating from May through October in the Pelion region of Greece. The Centre derives its inspiration from a trio of eco-villages: Findhorn in N. Scotland, ZEGG in Germany and Auroville in India.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Community/school led by Shaolin monk

Community/school led by Shaolin monk

Learn with a Shaolin Monk

We are a community led by a Shaolin Monk. We have a base in Berlin where we learn the philosophy, brotherhood, Taï Chi Chuan, Kung Fu.

Any level is accepted. Once we know a bit we help our master in humanitarian work all over the world.

If you believe in the light and in the action you are welcome in our place in Berlin to start to learn, to live with us and to be ready in the future to act for the others.

We share the daily life inside but we work as well outside; a lot of pleasure; a lot of intensity.
In extra we practise languages and music.

Sevagram

Sevagram

[EN] Sevagram is a project which aims to establish an intentional community in the country around Padova, close to the Euganean Hills. Its core activity will be organic farming, but much more can be done.

Its ideological roots can be found in the anarchist and libertarian movement, together with the gandhian nonviolence. So, it will be a "place" to experiment daily and promote liberty, equality and brotherhood.

The name "Sevagram" is a tribute to Gandhi's ashram.

Il Pollaio del Re

Il Pollaio del Re

It is not easy in a few words to paint a complex situation that could be contained in a single adjective 'Harmony'. To be carried away by a magical aura, an escape from the city. A small oasis located in the Tuscan countryside (one of the most beautiful places in Italy) to be used as open-air laboratory. To 'build' this we need special people, with an open mind without excess .. the key words here are 'love and passion' in everything you do..not for money, not for others but for yourself ....

Yantreya - Bulgaria

Yantreya - Bulgaria

life in a village in Bulgaria

Hello :)

We are a couple of friends who have settled in an existing village we like, and we hope many will join us.

We dream about the young and old settling in villages, living closer to nature, breathing clean air and growing and eating healthy food. To make things again with our own hands, and to reconnect with the earth.

Naravice Ecovillage

Naravice Ecovillage

We are an emerging eco-village in the Slovenian Istria. We're about luxurious simplicity, permaculture, education, networking, music, dance etc.

CastelMerlino

CastelMerlino

Il Villaggio è un antico borgo contadino di origine 1700 nella provincia di Bologna-Italia a 70km da Firenze, raggiungibile facilmente, costituito da quattro fabbricati di cui due finiti di ristrutturare in questi ultimi mesi e abitati da tre famiglie di cui una con bambini.

The village tradition to live!

The village tradition to live!

Eski Koycegiz Köy dies out! We want to revive with your support to prevent the migration from country to town. We want to work against the loneliness of the older generation, and create new jobs by ecological cultivation in our village. We offer you the best food, offer differents activity and the best environment on our Lake. The healty Sulfur baths and the Middle See, with Lycian history. You would protect the nature, the culture, if you make holiday in our village! www.villa-amber.de

TrancÆdventure

TrancÆdventure

We have a vision to form the ecovillage in Slovenia, more precisely Kras. We are enthusiastic about this program but have no practical knowledge.

Eco-Farm Elata

Eco-Farm Elata

Welcome to eco-farm Elata

We are a recent eco-farm in Bulgaria, started by our young family 4 years ago. The place where we are settled is high in the mountains, the nature is clean and it offers a great sight. Here grow many medicinal plants and flowers. Many animals from the farm are living around us. It is a perfect place to live a sustainable, ecologic, healthy and relaxed life. We have taken a good start with a good development. We produce and distribute our healthy products to many young families.

Dutlar Kollektifi

Dutlar Kollektifi

Principles and Values

Collective Decisions, Collective Budget and Collective Food.
In situations that relate to the past, present and future of our
community, and when required or demanded, collective decisions are taken. Our non-profit economy is based on collectivity and accessible any time to the members for any piece of information including our economic mechanism. We usually dine together, which is one of the fields where we share the sense and pleasure of belonging.

Spithari-Wakinglife project

Spithari-Wakinglife project

We are 6 friends who decided to form a eco-community outside Athens at the town of Marathon.So far we have achieved many of the goals we had set.Which are the following:
-We have constructed a full equiped workshop for wood and steel processing in order to construct small houses (yurt) in the near future.
-We have contructed the nessasary infrastructure for poultry.We have many kinds(chickens,ducks,gooses.ostrige)

Ecotopia

Ecotopia

On the greek island of Ithaka. 37000 sqm. Nine shares. 4125 sqm each. Some common rules (photovoltaic, water, buildings, co-housing etc.) Big space for individualism.

Buyukkonuk

Buyukkonuk

Formerly called Komi Kebir, the village of Büyükkonuk nestles on the foothills of the Five Finger Mountain Range at the start of the narrow panhandle of Cyprus called Karpaz. This geographic location results in a pleasant combination of both hilly terrain and fertile flat lands, with close proximity to both seashores, to the north and the south.

Eco Foca Ecological Village

Eco Foca Ecological Village

The Ekofoca Eco Village Project is taking place 55 km. north of Izmir and 10 km. away from Foca. Phokaia (Foca) is one of the 12 ancient Ionian
cities, neighboring famous Pergamon (75km) and Ephesus (134km) remains.

Ecovillage Tris Elies

Ecovillage Tris Elies

Where we are

At first glance the village of Tris Elies in the Cyprus Troodos Mountains (700m) reminds you of the tale of Sleeping Beauty, it is almost untouched with only a few inhabitants remaining.
Small plots of farm land and old houses are surrounded by beautiful forest and other green areas. The village itself consists primarily of traditional buildings. Our idea is to rebuild this community based on the concept of humanity and mutual support within a sustainable healthy environment.

Who we are

Kalamos island eco-community Greece

Kalamos island eco-community Greece

The project is the kalamos Island biological field station and eco-community which is located in Kalamos Island in the inner Ionian archipelago of Western Greece. The island is in the core of the second largest marine protected area in the country and one of the largest in the mediterranean. The project was initiated by terra sylvestris a non-govermental not for profit organization based on kalamos island.

Gunes Koy

Gunes Koy

Ankara Gunes Village has been established as a cooperative by 9 members on September 2000. Several of the members of our organization are either from Middle East Technical university, or graduates of the university.

imeceevi

imeceevi

We are forming an eco-village.We have 5 acre land by the sea side.We are collecting allkind of seed.We have a garden.WE have 20 hen and 2 roster,2 geese,1 goat with baby,1 sheep with baby lamb.We are making cheese in house.Our village getting ready to serve for local and international interest group.Usher is biologist and also working as a eco-tourism guide to Kazdag1 National Park and vicinity.

Sustainability Park Istra

Sustainability Park Istra

sustainability in practice

Sustainability Park Istra is currently creating a space of cooperation and innovation, a supportive environment for research, education and active practice of sustainable development. It is forming a model of sustainability in practice with the involvement of competent individuals and organisations. This model will be transferable to other locations in Slovenia and abroad. The Park is growing from amazing potentials of the region in Istria along the border between Slovenia and Croatia. The park relies on the work of many creative people designing a model of sustainable future society.

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Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Libera Universitá di Alcatraz Ecovillage Italy 14.02.2003 4 years 1 month ago
Comunitá di Etica Vivente Valle de Ecovillage Italy 10.02.2003 4 years 1 month ago
Gaia Villages Ecovillage Italy 26.02.2003 4 years 1 month ago
Anarres - Ca' Favale Ecovillage Established Italy 19.01.2006 4 years 5 months ago
Balkan Ecovillage Network Ecovillage Under construction Croatia 20.01.2006 3 years 3 months ago
Sevagram Ecovillage Under construction Italy 04.03.2013 3 years 9 months ago
Yantreya - Bulgaria Traditional village Under construction Bulgaria 31.08.2014 2 years 2 months ago
Il Pollaio del Re Ecovillage Under construction Italy 12.02.2013 3 years 10 months ago
Casa cares Ecovillage Under construction Italy 03.03.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Villaggio Ecologico Solidale Ecovillage Under construction Italy 08.02.2004 4 years 5 months ago
Institut for Communication Developm Ecovillage Under construction Slovenia 20.05.2004 3 years 3 months ago
Villaggio Verde Ecovillage Under construction Italy 10.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Eco Foca Ecological Village Ecovillage Under construction Turkey 14.02.2003 4 years 5 months ago
Re-Green Permaculture Project Under construction Europa, South-East Europe 12.06.2014 2 years 5 months ago
The Earthlings Farm Permaculture Project Dream Europa, Greece 22.07.2014 2 years 4 months ago