Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire

Last updated: February 23, 2016 (1 year ago)

Listing created on: November 3, 2011

Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire

(Colebrook, New Hampshire, United States)

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


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


  • Area: 325 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 4
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Additional Comments: Multi-household residence


  • Adult Members: 40
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Contact us by email in advance
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Universal educational values

    Universal educational values


  • Decision Making: Consensus at 80%
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Administration board


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 40
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: 40 Hours per week and voluntary help

Sustainability Practices


  • Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
  • Dietary Practice: Vegetarian and non-vegetarian
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Additional Diet Comments: Shared lunches 6 times per week and 1 Dinner
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Meditation, prayer, yoga.
  • Education Style(s): Private Schooling at the Community

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)

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