A collective of people that wish to inspire sustainable living. Simply, they 'take care of the land, recycle and conserve resources, garden and farm organically and are off the grid for electricity and water.'
IRELAND (RI, NI)
A 67-acre site, with 50 low-energy homes & units, an eco-hostel, enterprise centre, and includes beautiful and fertile land where they grow their own food, and plants and trees to promote biodiversity.
DERRYBAWN MOUNTAIN LODGE
An ecovillage and cohousing experiment inside a world heritage site, seeks to become a model solution for the housing crisis, as well as a powerful community with shared economy, caring and practical action for people and planet.
Currently in planning, Enriched Earth's vision is of an Inspirational Educational Ecovillage in Ireland based on the principles of sustainable living, with focus on a practical renewal of traditional culture and heritage.
A pioneering ecovillage, Findhorn features more than 100 ecologically-benign buildings, is a major centre for holistic learning, e.g. Findhorn Foundation, and is the publisher of the UK’s first technical guide to ecological housing.
Comprising 65 adults and 15 children, this ecovillage meets Passivhaus and Code for Sustainable Homes (level 6) standards, and benefits from renewable technologies (solar, biomass and hydroelectricity).
Comprising 23 acres & 70 residents, where rental spaces and shared utilities such as the bio mass heating system are jointly managed. Offers event spaces and guest accommodation.
BOWDEN HOUSE COMMUNITY
35 adults and 15 children, learning to live consciously together and in nature, share 10 acres of land including an orchard, walled garden, large vegetable gardens, 2 polytunnels, newly planted woodland, and other facilities.
A 50 acre valley on the edge of Dartmoor, Embercombe is a social enterprise offering experiences of sustainable community and deep connection with nature, within residential courses, pilgrimages, celebrations and ceremonies.