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Last updated: November 26, 2012 (1 year ago)
Listing created on: November 26, 2012

ecoFredericton’s Sustainable Living Education Centre

(Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada)

  • Status: Forming
  • Formed: 2012
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address: http://ecofredericton.webs.com/
  • Contact Name: Dana Hartt
  • Phone: 1-506-461-5898
  • Address:
    440 Needham, Apt. 326
    Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 1P1
    Canada
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    For more information, please email ecofredericton@gmail.com. This project does not have a physical site yet.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

sustainable living education

Community Description:

We are in the process of establishing a sustainable living education centre very close to Fredericton, where the Royal Road Equestrian Center used to be. Largely inspired and modelled on the Falls Brook Centre, it provide demonstration and training related to renewable energy technologies, sustainable and energy efficient architecture, energy efficiency techniques, and such sustainable agriculture techniques as permaculture. The ecovillage will integrate a housing and farming co-operative, allowing volunteers to live on-site, demonstrating a non-profit alternative to for-profit affordable housing, and demonstrating the sustainability of co-operative housing. The Borland Initiative, one of our long term goals, will be the use of the site for the rehabilitation of at-risk youth in such a way that they will receive help in creating a green sector career for themselves and a better world for all of us.

Population

  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: NA

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Private Schooling at the Community

Government

  • Decision Making: By a council, group of Elders, or leadership group
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: The directors of the non-profit ecoFredericton are the interim leaders.

    It may not always be this way, but the project was started by the directors of a non-profit organization, ecoFredericton.

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: No, we are a different type of community.
  • Additional Comments: NA

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    Don’t know yet.

    The concrete foundation we intend to use is approximately 13000 square feet.

Labor and Money

  • Additional Comments: NA

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Diet

  • Additional comments: NA

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Keywords

sustainable, environment,

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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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