Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire

Colebrook, New Hampshire, United States

  • Last updated: February 23, 2016 (1 year ago)
  • Listing created on: November 3, 2011

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
  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2003
  • Start Living Together: 2003
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community. Send Message
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Leonie Brien
  • Phone: 603-331-1669
  • Community Address:
    85 Angels Rd
    Colebrook, New Hampshire, 3576
    United States
  • FIC Membership

    Since 2013
    This Community is an FIC Member
  • Location


  • 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)

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: [email protected].