Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire

Last updated: February 4, 2014 (1 year ago)
Listing created on: November 3, 2011

Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire

(Colebrook, New Hampshire, United States)

  • Status: Established
  • Formed: 2003  Established: 2003
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Marie Vaillant
  • Phone: 603-237-8188 ext: 224
  • Address:
    85 Angels Rd
    Colebrook, New Hampshire, 3576
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Contact us by email in advance

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Private School / Agriculture

Community Description:

Our Ecovillage is located in the Great Northwoods region of New Hampshire.
We give priority to education, the well-being of its members,sustainable development and respect for all living things.
We also believe strongly in serving our local community. Our dedication to working harmoniously with others while staying committed to our ideals has earned the respect of the local population.
Our activities;Community Business, Microenterprise, products, Organic agriculture, Alternative private school, renewable technologies/Energy management, Spiritual practices, Sustanable Animal Husbandry, Volonteer programs, Waste Management, Permaculture/Design, Educational Courses/Training


  • Adult Members: 40
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Universal educational values

    Universal educational values

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Other
  • Education Style(s): Private Schooling at the Community


  • Decision Making: By a Community Leader
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Administration board

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Rural
  • Area: 325 acres
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Current number of residences: 4
  • Additional Comments: Multi-household residence

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Shared Expenses: Partial share of expenses
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Required Labor contribution: 0
  • Join Fee: No
  • Regular Fee: No
  • Additional Comments: 40 Hours per week and voluntary help


  • Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
  • Current food produced: Between 25-50%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Other
  • Dietary Practice: Other
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)

Fair Housing Laws

Our housing is a single housing unit and requires the sharing of bathroom, kitchen and common space membership/residency may be restricted based on sex/gender in accordance with the law. Our community does not discriminate based on race/color, national origin, religion, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or domestic abuse.

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
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge