How to build an ecovillage
The stuff permaculture dreams are made of, an ecovillage could be the goal of your design project, it could be one small part of it, or it could be something you want to learn about but not necessarily live in. There are a lot of different ways to create living communities that make sense for permaculture people, and this week is about exploring those options!
An ecovillage is a whole-systems design. All of the same principles apply. In 5 easy steps?
1. Find the right people.
2. Find the right place.
3. Establish shared ethics and goals.
4. Make a plan.
5. Do the work.
As is obvious, each of these steps will need a lot of time, energy, and understanding! It's real easy to say "I want build an ecovillage," but the very best way to become adept at this skills you will need to build one is by spending some years living in one (or several.)
Here are a eight very different examples:
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