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Last updated: January 13, 2012 (2 years ago)
Listing created on: November 8, 2010

Earth Energies Eco Village

(Marigot, St. Andrew, Dominica)

Mission Statement:

Eco Retreat Centre and Farm

Community Description:

We are a small group of people on a small Caribbean Island named Dominica. This island is on the cusp of future intense development and large tracts of land need to be saved and utilized sustainably. Local people on local incomes are often unable to purchase land as the price has skyrocked recently. We believe the way to go is a series of eco villages. We have an in depth knowledge of traditional and international healthy ways of living. Tourism; Agriculture; Art; Crafts and Agro Processing are potential income earners.

Population

  • Open to new Members: Yes

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling

Government

  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: No, we are a different type of community.
  • Location: Rural, Rural
  • Land owned by: Other

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Shared Expenses: Little or no share of expenses

Diet

  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Other
  • Dietary Practice: Other

Keywords

ecovillage,remote,rainforest,conservation,organic farming

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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.
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