• How to build a fantasy world in an ecological farm

    Hästekasen Farm Association is in the process of founding a self sustainable eco-community and learning centre and finding new ways to re settle the countryside. We experiment with new and traditional ways of building and farming. We run a small scale community farm with many nature-related activities. Since we joined…


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  • Permaculture for farms conference produces excellent learning materials

    (11 September 2017) – The ‘Permaculture for Farms’ programme which took place this summer in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, has made available a suite of learning materials in the form of recorded conference presentations, slides and a report of visits to six sustainable farms. The conference focused on…


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  • Record crowd gather at Global Ecovillage Network Europe assembly in Sweden

    (6 Sept 2017) – Over 600 people gathered in August at the Ansbacka ecovillage, Sweden, for Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) Europe’s annual general assembly. The conference revolved around three themes:  solidarity, resilience and hope. One of the guest speakers was well-being and localisation campaigner Helena Norberg Hodge who co-founded GEN…


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  • Celebrar la vida, Soñar futuros

    Por primera vez, ECOLISE (red que reúne iniciativas locales de toda Europa, ecoaldeas, permacultura, transición) y la EESC ( European Economic and Social Commitee) promueven la celebración de una jornada para visibilizar y celebrar las muchas iniciativas locales por la sostenibilidad. Arterra Bizimodu Ecoaldea y La Comunidad de Lakabe ,…


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  • Open Day Ecovillaggio a Pedali

    Open day to present the Ecovillage project A Pedali in the heart of country side in the centre of Italy. Daniele and Laura invite anybody to join in discovering the project, sharing information, knowledge and experience and to talk about the ecovillage’s activities. They are currently refurbishing the house with…


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  • Evoneers’ Journey workshops – supporting social entrepreneurs on their path towards resilience

    On 19 and 26 September, AEIDL will organise a workshop on the ‘Evoneers’ Journey’, a training curriculum at the heart of the SIRCle project. The Social Innovation for Resilient Communities (SIRCle – www.sircle-project.eu) project uses adult education and a training curriculum known as ‘The Evoneers’ Journey’ to allow participants…


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  • Launch conference of the European Day of Sustainable Communities

    This conference brings together policy makers and representatives of the thousands of community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability in Europe in order to launch the first ever European Day of Sustainable Communities (EDSC) that takes place the following day. The conference aims to engage European Union (EU) policy-makers and…


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  • Harvest festival in Stadsparken, City of Lund, Sweden 2017

    This year’s harvest festival takes place 23-24 September, from 10h-16h both days. Here you can shop for fresh and green products, share experiences with other growers, try traditional handcraft and ride a horse carriage. Do you have your own apples? Come and make “Swedish äppelmust”. If you are hungry,…


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  • Madrid Fair of Solidarity Economy

    Within the context of the Madrid Fair of Solidarity Economy, Altekio S.Coop.Mad. will celebrate the European Day of Sustainable Communities with a presentation of the following: – Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) and Red Ibérica de Ecoaldeas (RIE) – Gaia Education Design for Sustainability course (EDE) – European project SIRCLe and Evoneers Journey…


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  • Open days on natural building at Gnezdo

    Practical examples of the use of natural materials in building. Counselling in construction design, application of natural systems and project development. The deep meaning of natural approach in natural building. As an example of these practices ecovillage Mokri potok will be presented.


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