Last updated: November 16, 2010 (3 years ago)
Listing created on: April 1, 2008

Lammas

(Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom)

  • Status: Forming
  • Formed: 2005  Established: 2008
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Website address: http://www.lammas.org.uk
  • Contact Name: Paul Wimbush
  • Address:
    Yr Swyddfa
    Tir y gafel
    Glandwr
    Pembrokeshire, Wales, SA34 0YD
    United Kingdom
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Check our website for details.

  • Membership Process

    as plots become available

Mission Statement:

low-impact smallholding

Community Description:

We are a low-impact settlement of nine smallholdings plus community buildings situated in South West Wales, United Kingdom.

Population

  • Adult Members: 36
  • Child Members: 18
  • Non-member Residents: 9
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Additional Comments: mix

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual

Government

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

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Rural, Rural
  • Area: 76 acres
  • Land owned by: Community controlled land trust
  • Current number of residences: 9
  • Additional Comments: cooperative

    in part

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Shared Expenses: Little or no share of expenses
  • Required Labor contribution: No
  • Join Fee: 0
  • Regular Fee: 0
  • Additional Comments: lease purchase, £35,000

    lease rent, £1000 pa

Diet

  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Current food produced: From 50-75%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.

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
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.