Ecovillage Wiki
Welcome to the Ecovillage Wiki
the free Ecovillage guide that anyone can edit.
So far we have 224 articles in English
Monday 15 July 2024


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Global Ecovillage Network

Please join the current discussion on the Ecovillage Network of Canada.
July - Featured Ecovillage:
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Things you can do

If you want to contribute, please Log in / create account so that your numeric IP address doesn't show up in the histories of articles and you can recieve attribution for your work. Let us get to know you!

Create a page for the ecovillage you live in or know about. Sometimes we create articles about alternative energy, organic gardening or just ecology in general. Browse the Categories for something that interests you. You can edit any article here.

Check out the Community Portal to learn more. You can join the discussion there if you like.

Nothing here that suits you? Check out The Central Wikia for other communities of interest. You might also wish to participate at Wikipedia or Wikiversity projects that interface to the Ecovillage Wiki.


Ecovillage topics at Wikipedia

Some members of this project are also members of WikiProject Ecology at Wikipedia. They help to create, edit and maintain a set of articles including a portal and a main article about Ecology. They do this work on a volunteer basis under the GNU Free Documentation License. Smallwikipedialogo.png


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Ecovillage Wiki

This wiki is for and about ecovillages and sustainable living.


This wikis purpose is to:

  1. Provide a place on the Internet for ecovillages to post documents, pictures and other resources.
  2. Enable people in different locations to collaborate on projects.
  3. Create an interactive forum for sharing information about ecovillages.

What's happening?

This is a web-based forum for working together and discussing ecovillage matters. The social form that wikis and ecovillages share is consensus.

At the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) North American Conference in the fall of 2004, people from several ecovillages talked about collaborating in various ways. Since then, others in GEN have joined this collaboration:


  • Be an ecovillage founder! EcoReality Co-op needs a 1/2 interest partner in order to continue.
  • EcoReality A developing ecovillage in the South Gulf Islands of BC.
  • Kakwa Ecovillage [1] - A developing ecovillage on 540 acres, east of Prince George BC, in the Robson Valley
  • Living Routes [2] - Ecovillage Education
  • O.U.R. Ecovillage [3] - A developing ecovillage on 25 acres at Shawnigan Lake, near Duncan on Vancouver Island
  • Yarrow EcoVillage [4] - A developing ecovillage on 25 acres in the Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver.

Ecovillage resources

See the List of ecovillages and make sure you are listed. If it's listed but has a red link, turn it to a blue link by creating a page!

Thinking aloud

A Consensus model is essentially a framework for consensus decision-making that is antithetical to majority rule. The trend in most consensus models involves egalitarianism versus authoritarianism providing a voice to even the so-called "little guy" who is spurned and shunned in typical authoritarian models within the corporate mainstream. ...more

Sustainable living: Ever walked into a store wanting to buy the least harmful goods and been bewildered by the trade offs? Should one buy local… naturally grown… organic… fair trade… union made..? Apparently each of these has a claim to sustainability. An item that was all of the above would be rare (in fact, in some cases impossible). So if we value sustainability, is there some guide to which of the above strategies is best, and when? ...more

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