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How Ecovillages Can Grow Sustainable Local Economies

In contrast with most local economies around the world, ecovillages tend to display a distinctive and uncommon level of vitality. One sees bakeries, theatres, shops, and cafés that draw in visitors from far and wide. Local organic cheeses, wines, fruit, and vegetables combine great quality with low food mileage (meaning the food was sold to customers a relatively short distance from where it was grown). Crafts studios turn out beautiful ceramics, textiles, carvings, and candles. Schools and training centres for both children and adults flourish. Publishing houses, printing presses, manufacturers of solar panels, waste-water system designers, consulting companies…


07.10.2015 XVIII Iberian Ecovillages Network's Summer Meeting

More than 450 personas gathered in Arterra Bizimodu this year to learn and experience our diversity and wisdom.

06.10.2015 ECOLISE press release on the adoption of the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

‘SDGs - a historic opportunity, but all levels, including local communities, must be empowered to make a difference…’

22.09.2015 XIX° Italian ecovillage network meeting “ferments of common's life”

The Italian Ecovillage Network had is annual meeting between the 23th and the 26th July 2015 in Tuscany at “Habitat Ecovillage”. A colorful...