The Independent looks at ‘Modern Communes’

Posted on July 14, 2010 by

A recent article in Britain’s Independent describes the successes of Lammas Eco-village, Brithdir Mawr and Steward Wood communities in the UK.

If reassurance were needed that life in a commune really is a plausible alternative to more conventional ways of existence, remember that for years several of these places have been proving their viability across Europe.

These very modern pioneers seem to be providing invaluable new possibilities for housing, employment and industry in Britain. And if that isn’t incentive enough, Wimbush [of Lammas Eco-village] concludes, looking out of his window at the rolling countryside below, you might try asking yourself what’s really important: “For me, living in a beautiful forest garden, surrounded by my family, is infinitely more rewarding than living in the rat-race could ever be. And that is a choice open to everybody…”

Read the full article here.

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