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June 12, 2013
 

Housing of the Future

eco village

As the world looks for better models for human settlement, the Ecovillage combines the best of the old village atmosphere with modern sustainable design to build a living space that is socially and environmentally positive.

 

A genuine Ecovillage will restore and protect habitat, biodiversity and ecological values to the land, allow people to live lightly on the planet through sustainable design and sharing resources, and encourages a real sense of community by providing physical spaces and social opportunities that allow people to build friendships and social networks. Another important focus is health – encouraging good nutrition, more physical activity and active lifestyles as good preventative health care. Therefore an ecovillage should be pedestrian friendly, not car dominated, to encourage people to walk, cycle and use their bodies as they are designed to be used and to allow children to reclaim public spaces and play in safety.

 

here is a list of 436 Eco Villages at present that are in existence around the globe:

 

1st EcoPioneer Settlement, Survival Guide Training Center, Outpost & Trail(Eastern Merume Mountains / Mazaruni and Kamarang Rivers, Cuyuni/Mazaruni / Potaro-Siparuni, Guyana)  Re-Forming
5th dimensional collective (Zuni Mountains, New Mexico, United States)  Re-Forming
8th Life EcoVillage (La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain)  Forming
Abeo (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)  Re-Forming
aguasagradas (barucito, perez zeledon, Costa Rica)  Forming
The Alchemical Nursery Project (Syracuse, New York, United States)  Forming
Aldea 506 Ecovillage (San Carlos, Costa Rica)  Forming
ALDEAFELIZ (San Francisco, Cundinamarca, Colombia)
Aldeas de Paz (Peace Villages) (Santa Elena de Uairen, Bolivar, Venezuela)
Aldeia Arawikay (Antonio Carlos, Santa Catarina, Brazil)  Forming
Aldeia Coletivo de Familias (Itacare, Bahia, Brazil)  Forming
Aleskam (684020 Razdolny Setl, Kamchatka, Russian Federation)
Amazon Ecovillage: Where the Road Ends Ekobius Begins (La Culebra, Atures, Amazonas, Venezuela)  Re-Forming
Amity Highlands Ecovillage Cohousing (Woodbridge, Connecticut, United States)  Forming
Andelssamfundet i Hjortshøj (DK-8530 Hjortshoj, Denmark)
Ant Hill Collective! (San Diego, California, United States)
Apasana (Austin, Texas, United States)  Forming
Aponi Gardens (Tyler County, Texas, United States) (Montgomery County, Texas)  Forming
Apusenii Verzi Ecovillage (Nadastia, Alba, Romania)
Aquarius Nature Retreat (Vail, Arizona, United States)  Re-Forming
Arca Verde (Sao Francisco de Paula, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
Arcosanti (Cordes Lakes, Arizona, United States)
Ardhanariswaras Transgenders (UNKNOWN: MUST BE TRANSGENDER FRIENDLY)  Forming
Aspenwood (Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States)
Associação Ecológica Portal do Sol (São Francisco de Paula, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)  Forming
Atamai Village (Motueka, Tasman, New Zealand)
Auro-Ecovillage Shawnigan Lake – British Columbia (Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Avalon Community (Florida, United States)  Forming
Awaawaroa Bay Eco-Village (Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand)
Awakened Life Project (Benfeita, Portugal)
A-Woodland-Institute for Strategic Ecology (Lexington, South Carolina, United States) (Pelion, South Carolina, United States)  Forming
Ayala Hills (Herriman, Utah, United States)  Forming
Backyard Neighborhoods (San Francisco, California, United States) (and any other city)  Forming
Bay View Ecovillage (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States)
Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage (Belfast, Maine, United States)
Bellbunya Community Association (Belli Park, Queensland, Australia)
Bellyacres – Artistic Ecovillage (Seaview Estate, Pahoa, Puna, Big Island, Hawaii, United States)
Belterra Cohousing (Bowen Island, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)  Forming
Berea College Ecovillage (Berea, Kentucky, United States)
Betterfields Community Development (United States) (United States)  Forming
Between Two Cities (Portland, Corvallis, Oregon, United States)  Forming
Bhrugu Aranya Ecovillage – Poland (Wysoka-Jordanow, Malpolska, Poland)
Birds and Bees Permaculture Village (Viroqua, Wisconsin, United States)  Forming
Bitternut Collective on Otisco St (Syracuse, New York, United States)
The Blueberry Patch (Gulfport, Florida, United States)  Forming
Brave New Mountain (Hoodsport, Washington, United States)  Forming
Braziers Park (Wallingford, England, United Kingdom)
Breitenbush Hot Springs (Detroit, Oregon, United States)
Broken Earth Darga & Healing Center (Independence, Virginia, United States)  Forming
BTR Ecovillage (Dale (an hour outside of Austin, 15 minutes to Lockhart and Bastrop), Texas, United States)
Camelot Cohousing (Berlin, Massachusetts, United States)
CampOma (Eagle Creek 25 miles outside of Portland, Oregon, United States)  Forming
The Care Collective House (Christiana, Delaware, United States)
Casa da Ribeira (Coimbra, Portugal)
Catholic Ecovillage (Kentucky, United States)  Forming
Cerro Gordo Community (Cottage Grove, Oregon, United States)
The Chicago Collective (Chicago, Illinois, Ravenswood, United States)
Chico Ecovillage (Chico, California, United States)  Forming
Christie Walk (Adelaide, South Australia, Australia)
Chuckelberry Galactic Farms and Commodities (FairGrove, Missouri, United States)  Forming
Church of the Earth (Haiku, Hawaii, United States) (Hilo, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
Church of the Earth (Arlington, Washington, Washington, United States)  Forming
Cinderland Ecovillage (Pahoa, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
Circle of One (St. Johns, Arizona)  Forming
Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire (Colebrook, New Hampshire, United States) (Ham-Nord, Quebec, Canada)
Co-Create Utopia! (United States)  Forming
CoHo Ecovillage (Corvallis, Oregon, United States)
Co-Housing Connection of East Hawaii (CCEHa) (Keaau, Hawaii, United States) (Hilo, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
Columbia Ecovillage (Portland, Oregon, United States)
CommonUnity (Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia)  Forming
Community Alive at Earthome (Pulteney, New York, United States)  Forming
Community in Southern Saratoga County, NY (New York, United States)  Forming
Community of Healers (Ash Fork, Arizona, United States)  Forming
Comunidad Permacultural Na Lu’ Um (San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico)  Forming
Concord Ecovillage (Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States) (Newark, Delaware, United States) (West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Costa Rica Ecovillage (Costa Rica)  Forming
Create An Eden (New YorkCatskills Region, United States)  Forming
Crystal Triple Moon Tribe (St.Johns, Arizona, United States)  Forming
Crystal Waters Permaculture Village (Conondale, Queensland, Australia)
Custer Kentucky (Kentucky, United States) (Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States)  Forming
Dallas Cohousing (Dallas, Texas, United States)  Forming
Damanhur, Federation of Communities (Baldissero Canavese, Turin, Italy)
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage (Rutledge, Missouri, United States)
Dandelion Village (Bloomington, Indiana, United States)  Forming
Dapala Farm (Elk is located in Eastern Washington State Region, Washington, United States)  Forming
Dedetepe eco-farm (Canakkale, Turkey)  Forming
Deep River CoHousing at Living Well Community (Franklinville, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
DFW Urban Ecovillage (East of Dallas suburbs, Texas, United States)  Forming
Dolphin Community (D-79737 Herrischried – Niedergebisbach, Germany) (Hausen im Wiesental, Germany)
Dome Village Katrina (Mount Shasta, California, United States)  Forming
Dragon Belly Farm (Pt. Ludlow, Washington, United States)  Forming
Earth EcoVillage (Victoria (within 45 minutes of), British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Earth Energies Eco Village (Marigot, St. Andrew, Dominica)  Forming
Earth Kind Developments Corp. (Tofino, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
EarthArt Village (Moffat, Colorado, United States)  Forming
Earthaven Ecovillage (Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States)
Earthsong Eco-Neighbourhood (Ranui, West Auckland, New Zealand)
Earthworks Eco Village (Southern, Ontario, Canada) (Colborne, Ontario, Canada)  Forming
EARTHYACHT (Mazatlan Sinaloa Northern Mexico Area, Mazatlan, Mexico)  Forming
East Village, Toledo (Toledo, Ohio, United States)  Forming
Echo Hills Cottages (Asheville, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Eco Island (Smithland, Kentucky, United States)  Forming
Eco Yoga Farm (Cartago, Valle del Cauca, Colombia)
Eco Yoga Park (General Rodriguez, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ecoaldea Gratitud (Solferino, Quintana Roo, México)  Re-Forming
Ecoaldea Huehuecoyotl (Tepoztlán, Morelos, Mexico)
Ecoculture Village (Arcata, California, United States)  Forming
ecoFredericton’s Sustainable Living Education Centre (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada)  Forming
EcoLetu (Beijing, China)  Forming
EcoReality (Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada)  Re-Forming
Ecotopia/Ithaca (Vathi/Ithaca, Greece)  Forming
Eco-Tribe (Stone Mountain – Lithonia, Georgia, United States)
Ecovila Clareando (Piracaia, SP, Brazil)  Forming
Ecovila da Montanha (Brazil)  Forming
Ecovilla Asociación GAIA (NAVARRO, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
The Ecovillage at Currumbin (Currumbin Valley, Queensland, Australia)
EcoVillage at Ithaca (Ithaca, New York, United States)
EcoVillage at Ithaca, TREE, the third neighborhood (Ithaca, New York, United States)  Forming
Ecovillage Network UK (Bristol BS99 3JP, England, United Kingdom)
EcoVillage of Loudoun County (Lovettsville, Virginia, United States)  Forming
Écovillage 2012  Forming
ECOVILLAGE VIVER SIMPLES (Itamonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil)  Re-Forming
The Eden Project  Forming
Edenhope Nature Preserve (Near TASMATE, West Coast, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu)  Forming
Edinstvo ecovillage (Edinstvo gardens, Kagalnitskiy rayon, Rostov Region, Russian Federation)
Ekobyn Bålarna (Bergsjö, Sweden)
Eliopoli (Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada)  Re-Forming
ENARGEIA (Pilio, Greece)
Enota Mountain Village (Hiawassee, Georgia, United States)
Esperanza de Sol de Finca Amanecer (Londres de Quepos, Costa Rica)  Forming
Etherion Ringing Cedars Intentional Community (Guyra, New South Wales, Australia) (Upwey, Victoria, Australia)  Forming
Evening Rain Farm (Kapoho, Hawaii, Big Island)  Forming
Explore, Thrive, Create (Schneidlingen, Saxony Anhault, Germany)  Forming
The Farm (Summertown, Tennessee, United States)
farmvilleinreallife (Tampico, Mexico)  Forming
Fedorovtsy (Staraya Tishanka, province of Voronezh, Russian Federation)
Finca Fruicion (Perez Zeledon, San Jose, Costa Rica)  Forming
Findhorn Foundation and Community (Findhorn, Scotland, United Kingdom)
FIREWEED UNIVERSE CITY (DETROIT, Michigan, United States)
Fite Fuaite – the Galway Sustainable Community Project (Galway, County Galway, Ireland)  Forming
Floyd EcoVillage (Floyd, Virginia, United States)  Forming
Flying Fish Organic Village (near Vuaki, Yasawa Islands Group, western Fiji, Blue Lagoon, Yasawa Islands, Fiji)
Forest Haven (Moyock, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Forgotten (Finley, Washington, United States)
FOUNDATION (London, United Kingdom) (Tamil Nadu, India)  Forming
Franklinton Homestead (Franklinton, Ohio, United States)  Forming
Freethinkers Ecovillage (Wausaukee, Wisconsin, United States)  Forming
Friendly Glen Cohousing (Eugene (near), Oregon, United States)  Forming
Front Range Eco Town (boulder, Colorado, United States) (denver, Colorado, United States)  Forming
Gaia Grove Ecovillage (near Gainesville, Florida, United States)
Gaia Sangha (LOS ANGELES, California, United States)  Forming
Gaia Shifts (Nelson BC, British Columbia, Canada)
Gaia University (Online)
Gaia Vista (Ojochal, Costa Rica)  Re-Forming
Gaiam One (Chimirol De Rivas, San Jose, Costa Rica)  Re-Forming
Gaia’s Garden (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Global Community Communications Alliance (Tubac, Arizona, United States)
Goodenough Community (Seattle, Washington, United States) (Tahuya, Washington, United States)  Re-Forming
Govardhan Ecovillage (Galtare, Maharashtra, India)
Govinda Gardens (Carriere, Mississippi, United States)
Grand Rapids Alliance of Cooperative Communities (Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States)  Forming
Green Acres Neighborhood Ecovillage (Bloomington, Indiana, United States)  Forming
Green Valley Village (Sebastopol, California, United States)
Green Village Philadelphia (GVP) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Greenplan (Berkeley, California, United States)  Re-Forming
GreenSong (Northeast, Texas, Forming, United States)  Forming
Greensoul (Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States)  Forming
Grishino Community (Leningradskaya oblast’, Russian Federation)
GRO-Rainbow-Community (Panglao, Bohol, Philippines)  Forming
The Grove (Mesa, Arizona, United States) (Cocoroche Island, Belize)  Forming
Gypsy Cafe (Sunny Valley, Oregon, United States)
Harmony Green Village (Montgomery County, King of Prussia region, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Hart’s Mill (Efland, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Healing Earth New Amish (Granite Shoals, Texas, United States) (near Fredericksburg, Texas, United States)  Forming
Healing Rain (Marble Falls, Texas, United States) (rural west central Texas near Harper, Texas, United States) (rural SE Colorado, Colorado, United States)  Forming
Heart and Spoon Community House (Eugene, Oregon, United States)
Heartland Ecovillage (Loveland, Ohio, United States)  Forming
A heart’s intention for an eco-village (Boise, Idaho, United States)  Forming
Heartspace Tantric Ecovillage (Austin, West Coast, BC Canada, Pacific NW, Rocky Mountains Area, etc., Texas, United States)  Forming
Hedonisia Hawaii Sustainable Community Rainforest Retreat (Pahoa, Hawaii, Big Island, United States)
Heimat (Kettle Falls, Washington, United States)
Hertha (DK-8464 Galten, Denmark)  Forming
Hickory Grove (Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States)  Forming
Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community (Gerton, North Carolina, United States)
Hidden Forest Dwellers (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)  Forming
Hilo Cohousing (Hilo, Hawaii, 96720, United States)  Forming
Holy Angels Co-op and eco-village (Toledo, Ohio, United States)
Home Tree (Henniker, New Hampshire, United States)  Forming
Homeland (Thora, New South Wales, Australia)
Homestead Farms Ecovillage (Asheville, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Honua Oia’i'o Kauai (Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
Hopewell Community (Lanesville, Indiana, United States)  Re-Forming
Horo Eco Project (Koroni, Messinias, Peloponnese, Greece)  Forming
Hummingbird Community (Mora, New Mexico, United States)
I-City (Burlington, Colorado, United States) (Kanorado, Kansas, United States) (Goodland, Kansas, United States)
In La Kesh (San Marcos, Guatemala)  Forming
InanItah (Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua, Ometepe, Nicaragua)  Forming
Indigo (Big Island of Hawaii) (South Point, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
Inspiring Solidarity (Skattungbyn, Orsa, Sweden)  Forming
Iowa City Co-Housing (Iowa City, Iowa, United States)  Forming
Island Commons EcoFarm (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)  Re-Forming
italyecovillage, Le Mogli farm (Pescosolido, Italy)  Forming
the jaguar tribe (SAN AGUSTIN, HUILA, Colombia) (SAN AGUSTIN, HUILA, Colombia)  Forming
Jamaica Plain Cohousing (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)
Jewel Creek Ecovillage (Greenwood, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Jewish Eco Village (El Cerrito, California, United States)
Juniper Hill Farm (Amherst, Massachusetts, United States)
Kailash Ecovillage (Portland, Oregon, United States)
Kakwa Ecovillage Cooperative (McBride, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Kalikalos (Pelion, Magnesia, Greece)
KanAwen (Canet d´Adri, Girona, Spain)  Forming
Kanjini Co-Op (Emerald Creek near Mareeba, Queensland, Australia)  Forming
Kapievi (Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru)
Katywil Farm Community (Colrain, Massachusetts, United States)  Forming
Kibeti Ecovillage (Kibeti, Congo, The Democratic Republic of The)
Kivisalon yhteisökylä (Kuopio, Finland)  Forming
Kohatu Toa Eco-Village (Northland, New Zealand)
Konohana Family (Fujinomiya, Shizuoka, Japan)
Kookaburra Park Eco-Village (Gin Gin, Queensland, Australia) (Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia)  Forming
La Cité Écologique de Ham-Nord (Ham-Nord, Quebec, Canada)
La Ecovilla (San Mateo, Alajuela, Costa Rica)  Forming
La Paz Eco Village (La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico) (Baja California Sur – Mexico, Mexico)  Forming
Lah Lah Land (Tucson, Arizona, United States)  Re-Forming
Lake Chapala, Mexico (Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico)  Forming
Lake Claire Cohousing (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
Lammas (Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom)  Forming
Lanark Ecovillage (Lanark, Ontario, Canada)  Forming
laSenda Ecovilla (San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico)  Forming
Laytonville Ecovillage (Laytonville, California, United States)  Forming
LE CASE Ecovillage (San Diego, United States)
Lebensgarten Steyerberg (Steyerberg, Lower Saxony, Germany)
L’Ecovillage du Périgord (SARLANDE, DORDOGNE, France)
Lemuria Center (Centro Lemuria / Lemuria Center, Rancho Cajones, Guanajuato, Mexico)  Forming
Lethbridge Ecovillage (Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada)  Forming
The Light Center (Baldwin City, Kansas, United States)  Forming
Living Roots Ecovillage (Jasper,, Indiana, United States)
Living Well Community (Franklinville, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Los Angeles Eco-Village (Los Angeles, California, United States)
Los Visionarios (Vilcabamba, Loja, Ecuador)  Re-Forming
Lothlorien (Baturaden, Central Java, Indonesia)
The Love Israel Family (Kettle Falls, Washington, 25 miles north of Kettle Falls, on Lake Roosevelt, United States)  Forming
LUBINKA (Moscow region, Russia, Russian Federation)  Forming
Luz del Corazon Eco-Village (Colonia Liberdad, Costa Rica, Costa Rica)  Forming
Make it Your Farm (Cambridge, New York, United States)  Forming
Mandala (Maryvale, Queensland, Australia)
Manitou Arbor Ecovillage (Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States)  Forming
Me Lucky Farms (Blaine, Washington, United States)  Forming
Mele Nahiku (Nahiku, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
The Metahive Project (Summerland, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
metasofa artists community (Tucson, Arizona, United States)  Forming
Metro Cohousing at Culver Way (St. Louis, Missouri, United States)  Forming
Michigan EcoVillage (Flint, Michigan, United States) (Detroit, Michigan, United States)  Forming
Miracle Springs (Nong Kai, Thailand)  Forming
Moonlight Meadows (United Kingdom)  Re-Forming
Mosaic Commons (Berlin, Massachusetts, United States)
Moshav Ecovillage (United States)  Forming
Mother Earth (Arizona, United States)  Forming
Mount Eden Ecovillage (Washington, New Jersey, United States)  Forming
Mulvey Creek Land Co-operative (Slocan, British Columbia, Canada)  Re-Forming
Nahziryah Monastic Community (Saint Joe, Arkansas, United States)
Namasté Greenfire (Center Barnstead, New Hampshire, United States)  Forming
Nandu Ecovillage (Rocha, Uruguay)  Forming
Natural Fibre Enterprise Village (tbc) (Armstrong to Salmon Arm Region, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Natural Island Dragonmill (Schweta, Saxon, Germany)  Forming
The Nature School Foundation Inc. (Greenville, New Hampshire, United States)  Forming
Naturist Eco Village (south of Europe)  Forming
New Earth (Kostelec nad Orlicí, Czech republic, Czech Republic)  Forming
New Earth Mountain Village (British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
New England Farm Village Project (Maine, United States)
New Oasis For Life-the Second Home of Lifechanyuan (the 1st Branch)(Anning, China) (Chuxiong,Yunnan, China) (Lincang, China)
New Talavana (Carriere, Mississippi, United States)
NEXT EVOLUTION COMMUNITY (PA, OH, WVA, NC, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Next Step Integral (Winlaw, British Columbia, Canada)
no where ranch (Teabo, Yucatan, Mexico)  Forming
NW NJ Ecovillage (Sussex County, New Jersey, United States)  Forming
O.U.R ECOVILLAGE (Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Oasis Eco-Village (Uhland, Texas, United States)  Forming
Oasis Gardens & Learning Center (Roosevelt, Utah, United States)  Forming
Odonata (Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States)  Forming
Olam Habah Village (Lebanon, Missouri, United States)  Re-Forming
The Olympia Light House Homestead (OLYMPIA, Washington, WA, United States)  Forming
One Island Sustainable Living Center (Honaunau, Hawaii, United States)
Onion Creek Ecovillage (Austin, Texas, United States)  Forming
Ontario Eco-Village (s) Project (s) (Ontario, Canada)  Forming
Opihikao Ecovillage and Kipuka Temple (pahoa, Hawaii, United States)  Forming
OQuinn mountain village nomadic community (Roseville, California, United States)
Orange Twin Conservation Community (Athens, Georgia, United States)  Forming
Osho Garden (Saboia, Beja, Portugal)
Otamatea Eco-Village (Kaiwaka, Northland, New Zealand)
Paititi Ecovillage (Ixiamas, Abel Iturralde, La Paz, Bolivia)  Forming
Palmetto Springs Ecovillage (Winnsboro, South Carolina, United States)  Forming
The Paradise Builders (Malibu, California, United States) (Levuka, Fiji) (Jaco, Costa Rica) (David, Panama) (Byron Bay, Australia)
Paradise in Argentina (near Merlo, San Luis, Argentina, San Luis, Argentina)  Forming
PAZ Ecovillage (Terlingua, Texas, United States) (Texas, United States)  Forming
Peace Valley Farm and Eco Village (Altha, Florida, United States)  Forming
Peacefull Village (Southern Ontario nearish Guelph but WILD–Hockley Valley?, Ontario, Ontario, Canada)  Forming
Penyon Bay Ecological Village (Alhoceima, Morocco)  Forming
Permalogica (Tabua, Portugal)  Forming
Pilot House (Cincinnati, Ohio, United States)  Forming
Piñon Ecovillage (Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States)  Re-Forming
Piracanga EcoCommunity (Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil)
Plants for a Future (Ashwater, Beaworthy, Devon, England, United Kingdom) (The Field, Higher Penpol, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom)  Forming
Plenitude Ecovillage (Madison, Wisconsin, United States) (Driftless Area, Wisconsin, United States)  Forming
Port Townsend EcoVillage (Port Townsend, Washington, United States)  Forming
Pot Luck Farms (Westtown, New York, United States)  Forming
Prairie Creek Settlement (Lebanon, Missouri, United States)  Forming
Prairie’s Edge Eco-Village (River Hills, Manitoba, Canada)
Praterra (boa vista roraima, Brazil)  Forming
Primitive Ways Ecovillage (California, United States)  Forming
The Priorities Institute (Denver, Colorado, United States)  Forming
PROJETORGONE (Neuilly sur marne, France)  Forming
Queer Ecovillage (Asheville, North Carolina, Formerly Gainseville, FL, United States)  Forming
R.O.O.T.S. (Austin, Texas, United States)  Forming
Rainbow Commons and sustainability centre (Howick, South Africa)  Re-Forming
Rainbow Cottage (Phoenix, Arizona, AZ, United States)  Re-Forming
Rainbows End (Fiji Islands, Fiji) (Fiji Islands, Fiji)  Forming
RainSong Village Home (Duvall, Washington, United States)
Rancho ∞ Amigos Eco Village (Tinajeras y Bellavista, Cajon de Peñas, Tomatlan, Jalisco, Mexico)
Rancho Margot (El Castillo, Costa Rica)  Forming
Red Earth Farms (Rutledge, Missouri, United States)
Réseau des ÉcoHameaux et ÉcoVillages du Québec (Estrie, Quebec, Canada)  Forming
Rhiannon Community (Malchingui, Ecuador)
Riddle Farm (Marshall, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Sacred Garden Sanctuary (Douglas, Arizona, United States)  Forming
Sadhana Forest (Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India)
Safe Haven Ranch (Safe Haven Ranch SoCal, California, United States)  Forming
The Sage Projects (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)  Forming
The Sage Projects (Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
Salon de Montclair (Salinas, California, United States)  Forming
San Francisco Backyard Neighborhood and Learning Center (San Francisco, California, United States)  Forming
San Mateo Ecovillage (San Mateo, California, United States)  Forming
The Sanctuary Community (New YorkHudson Valley – Berkshires) (Berkshires, Massachusetts, United States)  Forming
Sandhill Farm (Rutledge, Missouri, United States)
Sat Yoga Eco-Village (Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica)  Forming
Savita (Uruti, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Sawyer Hill EcoVillage (Berlin, Massachusetts, United States)
SEEEDs (Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia)  Forming
Serenity Gardens (Ciudad Cortes, Puntarenas, Costa Rica)  Forming
Seven Acres Cooperative (Soquel Hills, Santa Cruz, California, United States)
Sharing Circle Community (Cincinnati, Ohio, United States)  Re-Forming
Shikata Zen Homestead Eco-Village & Zen Community (Houston, Missouri, United States)  Forming
Sieben Linden Ecovillage (Beetzendorf, Germany)
Sircadia (Quillabamba, Peru)  Forming
Sirius Community (Shutesbury, Massachusetts, United States)
611 Ecovillage (Oakland, California, United States)
Smiltenei un Latvijai (for Smiltene and for Latvija) (Smiltene, Vidzeme, Latvia)  Forming
SoFair Farms (Fairfield, Iowa, United States)  Forming
Solairus, EcoVillage (BLACK MOUNTAIN, North Carolina, United States)  Forming
Sólheimar (Selfoss, Iceland)
SomerVille Ecovillage (Chidlow, Western Australia, Australia)  Forming
The Source Farm Ecovillage (Jamaica)  Forming
South Shore Ecovillage (Scituate, Massachusetts, United States)  Forming
Sovereign Christian Patriot Mission (ABOVE BAÑOS, Ecuador)  Re-Forming
The Spirit Project (Maine) (Maine)  Forming
Spiti ton Kentavron | Pelion Holistic Education Centre (Anilio – Pilion, Greece)  Forming
STAND Center Etho-Community (Belmopan, Belize)  Forming
Stardust Center for Sustainability and Community (Gainesville Area, Florida, United States)  Forming
Stargazer EcoVillage (Greenville, South Carolina, United States)  Forming
Still Spirit Community Project (Floyd, Virginia, United States)
Stone’s Throw Ecovillage (Viroqua, Wisconsin, Driftless area, United States)  Forming
Stony Brook Cohousing (Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States)
Suderbyn (Visby, Gotland, Sweden)  Forming
Sun Sea CanYon Yang (Guaymas, Mexico)  Forming
The Sun Tribe Eco-Village (susanville, California, United States)  Forming
Sundog Ecovillage (Potomac, Montana, United States)
Sunshine collective (East Orlando, Florida)  Forming
Svanholm (DK-4050 Skibby, Denmark)
Sydney Coastal Ecovillage (New South Wales, Australia)  Forming
Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood (Sukawati,, Bali, Indonesia)  Forming
Tamarack Knoll Community (Fairbanks, Alaska, United States)
Tamera – Healing Biotope I (7630 Colos, Portugal)
Tapestry Cohousing (Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada)  Forming
Tasman Ecovillage (Nubeena, Tasmania, Australia)  Forming
Tempelhof (Kressberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
TerraVie (Saint- Sauveur-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada)  Forming
Three Groves Ecovillage (West Grove, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Three Rivers Tribe (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States)  Forming
Tiny Home Ecovillage (Qualicum Beach and Area, British Columbia, Canada) (Port Alberni Area, British Columbia, Canada) (Coombs Area, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Tir Tairngire (Corner Brook, Newfoundland And Labrador, Canada)  Forming
Toronto Ecovillage Project (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Torri Superiore Ecovillage (Ventimiglia, Imperia, Italy)
Torus Artist Ecovillage (Outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States)  Forming
Tranquility’s Way (Mentone, Alabama, United States)  Forming
Transcendent Seeds of Paradise (California)  Forming
Tribe of Likatien (Füssen, Germany)
TRINITY Christian PRIORY (Spain) (Argentina) (Vera Cruz, Mexico) (Uppsala, Sweden) (Crawley, United Kingdom) (Bebra, Germany) (RENNES, France) (Dallas, Texas, United States) (Congo) (PARIS, France) (Selignac, France) (THIERS 63300, France) (Welkom, South Africa) (New Mexico and Mexico) (Wisconsin, United States) (Chicago, Illinois, United States) (Mpumalanga Province, near Badplaas, South Africa) (Newark, Notts, United Kingdom) (Venezuela) (Brazil) (Ecuador) (India)
Understenhodgen (Stockholm, Sweden)
University of Earth Ecovillage and Campus (Graeagle, California, Feather River Campus, United States)
Utah Valley Commons (Provo, Utah, United States)  Re-Forming
Valdepielagos (Valdepielagos (Madrid), Spain)  Forming
Valle de Sensaciones (Alpujarras, Granada, Spain)
Vallersund Gård (Vallersund, Norway)
Valles de Nanzal (Nanzal, Panama, Panama)  Forming
V-Ecovillage (Gainesville, Florida, United States)
Vegan Homeland (Detroit, Michigan, United States)  Forming
Ventura Urban Homestead Cooperative (Ventura, California, United States)  Forming
Verein Keimblatt (Zurndorf, Austria)  Forming
A Village Full of Coops (Brooklyn, New York, United States)  Forming
The Village Project (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood (Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States)
Villages at Crest Mountain (Asheville, North Carolina, United States)
Vine & Fig Tree Farm/Community (Lanett, Alabama, United States)  Re-Forming
Vlierhof (Kleve, Millingen, Netherlands)  Re-Forming
Walden Survival Farm (Saskatchewan, Canada)  Forming
Wanderer’s End Prepper Community (Snowflake, Arizona, United States)  Forming
Washington Home Share (Tacoma, Washington, United States)  Forming
Wellspring Community (Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States)  Re-Forming
White Buffalo Farm Ecovillage (Paonia, Colorado, United States)  Re-Forming
White Hawk (Ithaca, New York, United States) (Danby, New York, United States)
Whole Village (Caledon, Ontario, Canada)
Wholistic Community Network IRC (British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Wildflower Ecovillage (Dallas east rural: Hunt County, Texas, United States)  Forming
Windsnest (Village Volki, Belarus)  Forming
WinSol3 (Somerset, California, United States)  Forming
Womyn Flourish Farms (Washington, United States)  Forming
woodrat (sebastopol, California, United States)
Wyomanock (stephentown, New York, United States)  Forming
YAN (Copenhagen, Denmark)  Re-Forming
Yarrow Ecovillage (Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada)
yewlandia (West Kootenays, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
Yoga Eco-Village (Bali, Indonesia) (Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada)  Forming
The Yoga Farm (Punta Banco, Costa Rica)


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JOIN US AT THE FINISH LINE!

JOIN US AT THE FINISH LINE!  Our Ride The Future Tour is ending our 44 city tour today in Mountain View, California! 3000+ miles, and zero gas across US, aiming to set 4 Guinness World Records as we cross the finish line tod...
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