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Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

We are a group of people working and living together for social change as an alternative community and NGO. We have wide range of work; education for grassroots, nature cure, organic gardening, mud house building and ecovillage education. This year we have decided to publish a “Directory of intentional communities and ecovillages in Asia.” We hope to strengthen the existing communities and also help to found new ones, building up a network of communities and ecovillages in Asia.

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.

Global Community Communications All

Global Community Communications All

Global Community Communications Alliance

Global Community Communications Alliance (GCCA)—a multifaceted nonprofit organization in Tubac, Arizona—was founded in 1989 by Gabriel of Urantia and Niann Emerson Chase with the vision of creating a future society of truth, beauty, and goodness, of hope and destiny fulfillment, of unity without uniformity and the understanding through expanded revelatory concepts that we are all children of the same Creator. That vision has blossomed into a cherished reality we call the First Planetary Sacred Home…

Bellbunya

Bellbunya

Bellbunya is a demonstration centre for sustaining living. Integral to the Centre is the Bellbunya Community, an ecological and consciously evolving community, established to model ways to create a relocalised and sustainable future.

Our community is aiming to become a “4-bottomline” community that supports (1) personal growth and is (2) socially, (3) economically, (4) environmentally sustainable.

Shadowlake Village

Shadowlake Village

Shadowlake Village Cohousing is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, a rural town in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains of southwest Virginia, and home to Virginia Tech.

Quick facts:

•Thirty-three individually-owned townhouses, duplexed pairs, and detached single-family homes with around 50 adults and 25 children

•Ecologically-sensitive building and site design that preserves the land's natural beauty

•An intergenerational, friendly atmosphere that is safe for children and conducive to visiting with neighbors

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.

LOVINKA yoga & meditation center

LOVINKA yoga & meditation center

On the road to freedom...

Lovinka is yoga, mediation and permaculture center in the southern part of Slovakia. Located approx. 1,5 km from the village of Cinobana on a beautiful place where meadows meet forest, protected by 200+ years old oaks. Lovinka was established in 2012 and is being known in Slovakia due to its yoga, meditation, healthy living, self-development workshops. We at Lovinka believe in freedom and consciousness of all beings, we know that we are living in transitional times when people need to unite, work and live together and enjoy the live. Currently lives at Lovinka 10 residents.

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..

Edenhope

Edenhope

Our Home in Nature

Nestled in the remote, upper reaches of the Pelapa River on the pristine West Coast of Espiritu Santo, is the magical location of the spiritual commune EdenHope.

On 800 Hectares of lush green valley and mountain ranges, lives a vibrant community of visionaries, artists and contemplatives, gardeners and plant healers, fruitarians, mystics and indigenous peoples.

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!

Clearwater Commons

Clearwater Commons

Clearwater Commons is an intergenerational residential community, ranging from small children to grandparents. Members share an intention of living a lifestyle that sustains a balance between individual and community needs and the natural ecosystem.

Clearwater Commons began forming in June 2006 when a group of families purchased a 7.4 acre site on North Creek, 11 miles north of Seattle, WA city limits. The site includes wetlands, wooded spaces, and a salmon stream. As of May 2012 there are five completed and occupied homes, a common shop and a 300sf passive guest house.

Schweibenalp - Center of Unity

Schweibenalp - Center of Unity

Central to our vision is faith in the unity of humankind, regardless of culture or belief, and that this unity can be experienced in the heart.

Center of Unity creates an open space for the art of living and considers itself to be a school of heart and consciousness.

A place of communal living and working, we are committed to realising and putting into practice the principles of truth, simplicity, love, unity and peace in our everyday lives.

We are continuing and bringing to life the traditionally developed forms of spiritual practice from our founding time.

Ixixtlan

Ixixtlan

Beautifull Ecovillage, located near Atlixco, Puebla.

Mbame

Mbame

The project started when they were looking around and discovered that the mangrove were disappearing so they went to the elders to ask what caused that, and if was a natural or human cause. The answer they got was that it was mainly a human impact. The people were cutting the mangrove for fuel and building which also read the high salination of their land.

Headwaters

Headwaters

Garden and Learning Center

Headwaters Garden and Learning Center is built around a shared ethic of land stewardship, reverence for nature, mutual support and respect, and a sustainable life. We strive to build a resilient web of relationships between our community, ourselves, nature, and spirit. We want to cultivate food, energy, and our human spirit to honor all our relations, and thereby eliminate impoverishment and exploitative relationships with Earth and humanity.

Jagera Community

Jagera Community

Multiple Occupancy. First for the valley.
Solar powered, experimental hydro system, 4 families. Timber houses. Much food growing. Planted 20,000 trees.

Lilleoru

Lilleoru

The deblockedion will be added soon.............................................................................................

Atamai Village

Atamai Village

Planning began in 2006 to establish a sustainable settlement for at least 50 families. The driver was a shared concern for the dramatic changes coming from climate chaos and energy descent. Our design considerations have taken these emerging processes into account.
Atamai is based on a traditional village design and enhanced by permaculture principles. We have overengineered much of the infrastructure to provide the necessary resilience for what is coming.

Sawyer Hill Ecovillage

Sawyer Hill Ecovillage

Sawyer Hill EcoVillage includes two cohousing groups: Mosaic Commons and Camelot Cohousing. We're in Berlin, MA, about an hour west of Boston. Both cohousings have 34 units each, and both have market-rate and affordable units for sale. This site is very rural, but all of the facilities of a big city (shopping, doctors, hospitals, entertainment, etc.) are less than 20 minutes away.

Tasman Ecovillage

Tasman Ecovillage

On the magnificent Tasman peninsula, in the seaside township of Nubeena, a diverse group of people is creating Tasmania’s first ecovillage - an intentional community based on permaculture and cohousing principles.

First titles for land lots were released in March 2015 and we are now actively seeking new members. Land prices start at $59,000 AUD for a fully-serviced lot. House and land packages are also available.

Whether a new resident, member, owner or visitor - if you share our vision, we invite you to join us.

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

THREAD, Siddharth ecovillage

Thread's Vision

Thread envisages a society based on values of equity, happiness, justice, peace, self-reliance and sustainability, where:

* The individual discovers the self and evolves.
* The community cares and shares its all with all;
* The nature is nurtured, and all three live in a harmonious and symbiotic relationship.

Thread's Mission

Homeland Foundation

Homeland Foundation

Homeland is established as a teaching centre and intentional community. we are a group of diverse people from many backgrounds sharing our beautiful natural surroundings, community resources, engaging in the rewards and challenges of community living and promoting, through our events calendar and guest program the advancement of spirituality and religion. we promote tolerance and acceptance of the world's religions and spiritual traditions. we practice permaculture, organic gardening and sustainable living.

Lemulawen

Lemulawen

Permacultura & Salud Integral - El Canelo, Cajón del Maipo

LemuLawen es un proyecto familiar de Permacultura & Salud Integral, ubicado en nuestro hogar en la EL Canelo Alto, Comuna de San José de Maipo (Cajón del Maipo), Región Metropolitana, Chile.

Nuestra visión es crear un espacio sustentable, saludable, amoroso, íntegro y en equilibrio con todas nuestras relaciones.

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.

Global Campus Palestine.

Global Campus Palestine.

sustanability center in occupaid Palestine.

The Global Campus Palestine was conceived to provide Palestinians with the opportunity to study regenerative ecological practices, as a first step towards establishing decentralized, autonomous models of how human beings can live sustainably.

Kaditah

Kaditah

Kaditah is an unrecognized, loosely organized village located in the Galilee of northern Israel. The residents are currently negotiating with the government concerning planned development of the village. Residents are all committed to living on the land and are involved with various ecological lifestyle practices. but there is little co-ordination. The Kaditah ecology center was founded to offer workshops, information and demonstration projects both to residents and to visitors and volunteers.

Douceur et Harmonie: Domain Maman T

Douceur et Harmonie: Domain Maman T

Douceur et Harmonie: Domain Maman Terre

Welcome to the domain of Mother Earth “Douceur et Harmonie”: a vegan, intentional and eco community.

We are looking for long-term and permanent residents and investors.

Roshni Association

Roshni Association

Roshni Association is an Eastern-Western Community Project in Lahore, Pakistan. Located on the outskirts of Lahore, the Roshni Village is a center where people with and without special needs come together to live and to work. It started work for special persons in 2001, and is currently looking after nearly 50 people with special needs, due to mental retardation and related handicaps. We are providing residential facility to many of our students in our two community houses. The special persons do meaningful work in our workshops, viz.

Ecovillage Boekel

Ecovillage Boekel

An inspiring example for sustainable living

A unique, inspiring example for sustainable living in connection with the world.

In Ecovillage Boekel we will cater our needs in a very sustainable way. By doing so we will contribute solutions for climate change, environmental pollution and exhaustion of natural resources, in close cooperation with our surroundings.

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.

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.

Forum-Vauban

Forum-Vauban

In the South of Freiburg, on the former area of a French army barrack site, the new Vauban Residential Area (42 ha) is being developed for 5,000 inhabitants. The planning started 1993 and in 2006, after three development sections, the district will be completed.

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

Cloughjordan Ecovillage

Cloughjordan Ecovillage

132 homes are planned. 50 sites are still available at the time of writing (Oct 2009). The first residents will move in before the end of the year.

The developer is Sustainable Projects Ireland Ltd. SPIL is a not-for-profit members' cooperative and a registered educational charity, which was set up in 1999, as a company limited by guarantee. Its primary objective is to provide a model for future development for the island of Ireland.

Beluga School for Life

Beluga School for Life

The Beluga School for Life, is a learning village-community with about 240 inhabitants in the south of Thailand, in the province of Phang-Nga. Within the framework of the Thai Law, it provides shelter and education to 150 Thai children at risk, such as victims of the tsunami from 26th of December 2004, children with poor family backgrounds or abused children. The Beluga School for Life concept empowers these children to become successful socio- and eco- entrepreneurs in the future.

Ganas Community

Ganas Community

Ganas- Staten Island, New York, United States
Ganas is a Spanish word meaning

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.!

crow's manor

crow's manor

this is an old farm that we are reconverting into a main house with 2 bedrooms and a studio in the attic; a studio/ appartement next to it; reconvert the garage into a greenhouse and try to make the stables into a condo or new stables. to do all of this we need coworkers or roommates or people who want to buy the appartement or the stables to make treir own little nest in it. it's called the crow's mansion because all the chimneys were filled with crows nests, in the barn and the stables we have many swalownests and even some owles house here.

Permaculture Schloss Glarisegg

Permaculture Schloss Glarisegg

Vacant places for volunteers in the permaculture garden of the ecovillage Schloss Glarisegg, Switzerland

We have started setting up the permaculture garden within the ecovillage in 2012. Since then, it is constantly growing and changing. This year, we have build a pond, a small greenhouse for seedlings, a solar dryer, an outdoor kitchen, and have our first animals, namely ducks (who are busy eating the snales) and chickens. And, of course, from the start we have supplied the community as well as the seminar business with many, many fresh vegetables. And there are so many more opportunities and ideas... we take it step by step.

Ngaparou

Ngaparou

Sos environment is a lab within Ngaparou ecovillages which incubates many projects, so the targets are permaculture, research on human and animal food and renewable energy.
In Ngaparou we are trying to bring to the population through the results of work done in SOS lab all what they need to make the transition from the stage they are to an ecovillage.
We have defined 3 steps in the transition from traditional design to ecovillage design. These steps bring competition spirit in the minds. The highest is the 3rd step wherease all communities want to be on the highest step.

Schloss Glarisegg

Schloss Glarisegg

Our vision is to be "a place for meetings and awarness"
The community has grown up to 34 adults and 16 children and we still want to grow.
The owner of the castle are the share-holders in a joint-stock company, the seminar-center is lead by a Ltd. The community is organized in an association.
Every morning we meet with all guests and guest-workers at ten o clock for the morning circle to sing a song, be in silence, hear a quote of the day and welcome the new guests, adopt the going guests and hear the announcements for the day.

Red Colombiana de Reservas Naturales

Red Colombiana de Reservas Naturales

RESNATUR Asociación Red Colombiana de Reservas Naturales de la Sociedad Civil

MISIÓN

Es misión de la Asociación Red Colombiana de Reservas Naturales de la Sociedad Civil, contribuir al conocimiento, consolidación y posicionamiento de las iniciativas de conservación de la sociedad civil, a través de procesos de uso y manejo sostenible de la diversidad biológica, para la construcción de tejido social, modelos de vida y desarrollo alternativos, con criterios de equidad generacional, étnica y de género.

 

VISIÓN

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:

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Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Matavenero y Poibueno Ecovillage Established Castilla y Leon 16.12.2008 3 years 8 months ago
Global Ecovillage Network Network Established Africa, America, Asia 01.12.2012 2 years 8 months ago
Volviendo a Casa Educational Project Established America, South America, South Cone 14.07.2014 2 years 6 months ago
GEN Australia Network Established Australia 30.07.2013 3 years 6 months ago
EDE Educational Project Established Africa, America, Asia 23.04.2014 2 years 1 month ago
Solution Library Supportive project Established Africa, America, Asia 11.11.2013 2 years 1 month ago
Empower capacities of Pygmees and s Ecovillage Established Congo (Kinshasa) 28.09.2011 2 years 8 months ago
Gaia University Educational Project Established Africa, America, Asia 30.10.2013 2 years 8 months ago
Avalon Sustainability School Educational Project Established Europa, Spain, Catalunia 29.02.2012 3 years 8 months ago
Perma Culture Community In Costa Ric Permaculture Project Established America, Costa Rica 21.10.2014 2 years 3 months ago
La Naranja Orgánica Permaculture Project Established Catalunia 16.05.2014 2 years 8 months ago
Arcadia Intentional community Established Catalunia 22.02.2009 3 years 5 months ago
Comunidad de las Doce Tribus Intentional community Established Spain, Navarre 06.04.2010 3 years 8 months ago
Los Molinos del Río Aguas Established Europa, Iberian Peninsula, Spain 05.04.2013 3 years 8 months ago
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GEN-Finland Ecovillage Established Finland 14.02.2003 3 years 11 months ago
Ces Ecovillage Established Switzerland 03.03.2003 4 years 8 months ago
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Ekobyarnas Riksorganisation Network Established Sweden 23.07.2014 2 years 6 days ago
Creative Collectives Australia Educational Project Established Oceanea 15.02.2014 2 years 8 months ago
Findhorn Foundation Ecovillage Established Scotland 10.02.2003 2 years 6 days ago
Anarres - Ca' Favale Ecovillage Established Italy 19.01.2006 4 years 8 months ago
Baltic Ecovillage Network (BEN) Network Established Europa 14.09.2013 2 years 6 days ago
Hertha Levefællesskab Ecovillage Established Denmark 10.02.2003 4 years 8 months ago
The Snaefellsas Community Ecovillage Established Iceland 03.03.2003 4 years 8 months ago
Villages at Crest Mountain Ecovillage Established United States 21.03.2013 3 years 11 months ago
Sólheimar Ecovillage Established Iceland 10.02.2003 2 years 6 days ago
Meltemi Ecovillage Established Greece 03.11.2009 2 years 6 days ago
EKOYER Network Established Turkey 23.06.2014 2 years 6 days ago
La Casa dels Llacs Intentional community Established Catalunia 02.10.2014 2 years 2 months ago
Dabrowka Ecovillage Established Poland 10.02.2003 4 years 8 months ago
Keuruu Ecovillage Ecovillage Established Finland 10.02.2003 2 years 6 days ago
LØS Ecovillage Established Denmark 14.02.2003 4 years 8 months ago
Hurdalecovillage Ecovillage Established Norway 04.02.2005 2 years 6 days ago
Shadowlake Village Co-housing Established United States 29.10.2012 4 years 4 months ago
College of Permaculture Agriculture Cooperative Established Europa 25.03.2014 2 years 8 months ago
ONE LOAF Ecovillage Ecovillage Established Ghana 30.06.2014 2 years 7 months ago
Baskemölla Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 5 months ago
Hultabygdens kretsloppsförening Ecovillage Established Sweden 03.09.2014 2 years 5 months ago
jabierans aldea de terapeutas Cultural project Established Europa 27.10.2014 2 years 3 months ago
Repesei Network Established Andalucia, Castile-La Mancha, Murcia 17.02.2015 2 years 1 week ago
Midrand EcoCity Ecovillage Established South Africa 25.08.2011 4 years 8 months ago
Na Terra Association Established Timor-Leste, Macao 16.04.2014 2 years 8 months ago
The Sustainability Insitute Educational Project Established South Africa 30.06.2014 2 years 7 months ago