Last updated: October 20, 2013 (3 years ago)

Listing created on: September 17, 2010


(Tabua, Portugal)

Mission Statement:


Community Description:

Hoping to form a new Eco Village in central Portugal, based on Permaculture (eco neighbors).
11 ha of land, forming Permaculture association with possibility of integrated business and income.Plans of low impact tourism. Some shared places, Bio pool, forest, shared resources. Main spaces to be rented by community, include large kitchen, living room,. possibility of some shared times and meals depending on needs of group.
. low impact ecological building only.



  • Area: 28.4 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 10
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)


  • Adult Members: 5
  • Non-member Residents: 3
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: must email [email protected]
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Membership Process: possibly
  • Additional Comments: multi , respecting each


  • Decision Making: Other
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: to be decided by group


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Additional Comments: perhaps 5 hours monthly

    buying plots of the joining land

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: From 50-75%


  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Additional Diet Comments: if chosen
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Other
  • Education Style(s): Public Schooling

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Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)


Permaculture Eco Village

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.