asbvalley

Madurai, Tamilnadu, India

  • Last updated: February 11, 2016 (1 year ago)
  • Listing created on: August 26, 2011

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