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You can find below some resources about ecovillages.
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Newsletter #5
Published on 31.07.2020

Newsletter #5

The fith issue of the newsletter is now published!

I propose you to discover the Hameau des Buis, an ecovillage located in the south-east of France on the edge of cliffs, overlooking the river Chassezac!

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Human relations
Published on 20.07.2020

Human relations

There is a major issue that any collective must face during its history to have the chance to last over time: it is about human relations.
In an individualistic society where we are not used to cooperating intensely, setting up a community and bringing it to life can often turn out to be a real obstacle race, on which many communities come unfortunately unstuck with... This is also the reason explaining that about 9 collective projects out of 10 collapse after only 5 years.

Newsletter #4
Published on 30.06.2020

Newsletter #4

The fourth issue of the newsletter is now published!

I propose you to discover the EmmaĆ¼s Lescar-Pau village, a social utopia in constant evolution! We will also have the chance to have a look at several farming methods respectful of human beings and nature and the use of local currencies, commonly used in ecovillages!

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Local currencies
Published on 28.06.2020

Local currencies

From the observation that the currency is mainly diverted from its role of intermediary of exchange, many local currencies were born in the world. Let's have a quick overview of this tool, often which is supported by eco-villages!

Food production from sustainable agriculture
Published on 20.06.2020

Food production from sustainable agriculture

One of the first objective which is often defined when a new ecovillage is put in place in communities is food production, and particularly market gardening.
Indeed, developing a vegetable garden is usually one of the easiest group tasks which can be done by all ecovillagers. It is also a good way to start to create communal areas in the community, enabling to all ecovillage inhabitants to gather around a concrete activity and to start developing an autonomous food system in the community to be more resilient.
This article will present the main principles and some of the techniques that can be carried out in community vegetable gardens.

Newsletter #3
Published on 25.05.2020

Newsletter #3

The third issue of the newsletter is now published!

I propose you to discover the village of El Calabacino, in Andalusia!

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Resilience
Published on 22.05.2020

Resilience

Since the beginning of the health crisis, the word "resilience" has been particularly used in political speeches and in several analysis of the current crisis.

But what exactly does this term mean? And how do ecovillages, through their organizations and activities, develop this resilience?

Newsletter #2
Published on 13.04.2020

Newsletter #2

The second issue of the newsletter is now published!

I propose you to join for a journey to the village of Artieda, in the north of Spain, where I had the chance to spend 3 weeks with the community of Arterra Bizimodu!

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Day-to-day life in ecovillages
Published on 08.04.2020

Day-to-day life in ecovillages

What is the everyday life of people in ecovillages? And more precisely, how do they live in community and what are their daily occupations?

Here is a presentation of an average day in the community of Arterra Bizimodu that I visited in February.

Sociocracy
Published on 10.03.2020

Sociocracy

Sociocracy is an organizational governance method developed by a Dutch entrepreneur in 1945 as a way to combine social harmony and productivity in an organisation, based on collective intelligence.

It is more and more implemented in ecovillages for their decision-making process.

First Newsletter
Published on 24.02.2020

First Newsletter

The first issue of this newsletter is now published!

In this issue, you'll find some more information about the project.
Findhorn, the first ecovillage visited is also presented!

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