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asbvalley

Last updated: February 11, 2016 (1 year ago)

Listing created on: August 26, 2011

asbvalley

(Madurai, Tamilnadu, India)

Mission Statement:

Eco Village

Community Description:

ASB Valley is a unique sustainable village with situated under the ever green western ghats, blessed with Southwest & North east monsoon rains. It is already having established Coconut, Teak, Cashew-nut & Mango farm. It has abundant natural source of herbals & essential oil plants. We have natural streams/ falls and ponds. we have regular cultivation of paddy & pulses in addition to organic cultivation of vegetables.we invite like minded people for settlement.We are looking for people interested in Yoga, Meditation & Ayurvedic massage.

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability)
  • Location: Rural

Housing

  • Status: We have land we have developed on
  • Area: 120 acres
  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes
  • Current Number of Residences: 4
  • Land owned by: A subgroup of community members

Membership

  • Adult Members: 5
  • Non-member Residents: 5
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: School Children for exposure visit, Eco Tourist, Nature lovers for Weekend spending
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Government

  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Economics

  • Join Fee: $15000
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes

Sustainability Practices

  • Planned renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: Approximately all meals
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Education Style(s): Private School off the property

Keywords

Eco Village, Eco tourism,Nature living, Organic cultivation

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network