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Valdepielagos

Last updated: January 25, 2016 (4 months ago)

Listing created on: March 2, 2011

Valdepielagos

(Valdepielagos (Madrid), Madrid, Spain)

Mission Statement:

Vida en armonía con naturaleza

Community Description:

Ecoaldea donde vivimos 30 familias, con economias separadas. Hacemos teatro para la infancia, clases de yoga, consultoria de impactos ambientales, informatica, etc.
Tenemos diversas comisiones, social, consumo responsable, jardineria, etc.
Hacemos comidas y días de trabajo comunitario.
Tenemos muy buena relacion con la población local.

***English translation added by FIC using Google Translate***

Ecovillage where 30 families live, with separate economies. We make theater for children, yoga classes, environmental impact consulting, information technology.
We have various committees, social, responsible consumption, gardening, etc..
We make meals and days of community service.
We have very good relationship with the local population.

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability)
  • Programs & Activities: Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming, Festivals, Conferences, Events
  • Location: Small Town

Housing

  • Status: We have land we have developed on
  • Area: 3 acres
  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes
  • Current Number of Residences: 30
  • Planned number of residences: 30
  • Housing Provided: Purchase, Rental, Work-exchange
  • Land owned by: The entire community membership

Membership

  • Adult Members: 70
  • Child Members: 10
  • Non-member Residents: 3
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Escribir un email explicando motivación y disponibilidad a pagar por dormir y comer.
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Membership Process: Sólo es necesario para ser miembro alquilar o comprar una casa

Government

  • Decision Making: Voting (majority or super-majority rule)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Regular Fee per Month: $60
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested
  • Open to members with existing debt: No

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are connected to the grid.
  • Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
  • Energy sources: Solar
  • Planned renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%
  • Planned food produced: Up to 25%
  • Food produced locally: Between 26-49%

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Garden(s), Stage or Auditorium, Swingsets & play areas
  • Internet Available: Yes, individuals provide it
  • Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals), Mostly Vegetarian, Vegan Only (plants only, no animal products) – Please check this only if you are 100% Vegan.
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
  • Special Diets OK: Yes
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Ecumenical (accepts all religions or spiritual practices), Eclectic (integrates multiple religious or spiritual beliefs), Not a particularly spiritual or religious community, Eastern
  • Spiritual Practice Expected?: No
  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling, Public Schooling
  • Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual

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Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)

Keywords

Ecoaldea, teatro para niños, clases de yoga, Ecovillage

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.