Last updated: February 9, 2014 (2 months ago)
Listing created on: October 10, 2011

Walden Ecovillage

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Mission Statement:

Rtnl. Sstnbl. Liv. Lov. Lrn.

Community Description:

Greetings Future Communards!

This is a gathering place for progressive Naturalists who want to discuss creating an exceptionally rewarding life experience within the context of an education & science-based, technologically advanced, therapeutic, egalitarian & eco-friendly community farm resort setting.

Our Therapeutic Ecovillage, in an effort to fulfill our social entrepreneurial mission (which includes self-sufficiency) will consist of at least 4 parts. Each component (listed below) will serve two basic functions: 1) provide for the direct needs of the community & 2) deliver revenue from outside sources.

1)Our Experimental Organic Farm:
a)Year-round delicious organic sustenance for residents & guests.
b)Hands-on training for our ‘Life Improvement’ curriculum (Permaculture, animal husbandry, food preparation & more).
c)Experimental farming benefits.

2)A ‘Life Improvement’ Eco-Resort featuring: ABA, REBT, Secular Humanism, Permaculture & various non-mystical Eastern practices.
a)Hotel
b)Restaurant
c)Spa (yoga, meditation, massage, exercise, Dietitian, personal services)
d)Recreational facilities.

3)An Ecoversity: Education/Research Center that develops vocational/technical/academic research & training for rational living & sustainable development.

4)Peripheral businesses derived from mission-related factors, community needs & the marketable skills that members bring to the enterprise.

Our Therapeutic Ecovillage Community Enterprise will:
1) Provide ‘Quality of Life’ research, training & support for ourselves, our guests and future generations of humanity.
2)Demonstrate the exceptional lifestyle & individual happiness that’s derived from living rationality, communally & ethically.
3)Grow and replicate.

* I am currently involved with village revitalization projects in Greece & Turkey. Contact me if you have any questions.
**If you’ve attempted to contact us in the last year and we’ve not replied, please try again. To ensure the contact, please join our Yahoo group. We’ve had technical issues with communication. Thank you.

Population

  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Secular Humanism

    *See Cultural Materialism- superstructure

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Other

Government

  • Decision Making: Other
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No
  • Additional Comments: Consensus & Democratic processesies w/ type of decision

Land and Buildings

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

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: 100%
  • Shared Expenses: 100%
  • Required Labor contribution: 0
  • Join Fee: No
  • Regular Fee: No

Diet

  • 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 often.

Keywords

secular humanist ecovillage, educational community, atheist, anarchist, communist, science-based, un

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.