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
  • Started Planning: 2003
  • Start Living Together: 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 an individual community leader
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Administration board

Land and Buildings

  • 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
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes


  • Required Labor Contribution: 0


  • 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

This community acknowledges that their listing does not include any potential violations of the Fair Housing Law, or that they do not provide housing. For any questions about this topic please see our Content Policies and contact FIC with any questions or concerns:

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