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Lammas

Last updated: November 16, 2010 (5 years ago)

Listing created on: April 1, 2008

Lammas

(Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom)

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.

About

Housing

  • Area: 76 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 9
  • Land owned by: Community controlled land trust
  • Additional Comments: cooperative

    in part

Membership

  • Adult Members: 36
  • Child Members: 18
  • Non-member Residents: 9
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Check our website for details.
  • Membership Process: as plots become available
  • Additional Comments: mix

Government

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

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution: No
  • Additional Comments: lease purchase, £35,000

    lease rent, £1000 pa

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: From 50-75%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual

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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.