Do I think that the whole world should look like an ecovillage? Which ecovillage is the perfect example? Aren't ecovillages small, isolated communities with no real impact on the outside world? As I get asked these questions so often, I have set out why I value the ecovillage movement and chose to travel along them … Continue reading Why do I expedition along ecovillages?
Free and happy in ecovillage Fri og Fro
Fri og Fro is a young ecovillage in the North of Zealand with room for 16 households. Over the last fourteen years, the families have built or are building their ecological dream houses on the communally owned plot of land. The houses are designed and (partly) built by the inhabitants themselves, giving them full freedom … Continue reading Free and happy in ecovillage Fri og Fro
Ideological community life in Svanholm
Denmark’s oldest still existing community can be found on a big plot of land just north of Roskilde and feels alive and blooming 40 years after its start. Over 85 adults and many children live on the lands of a beautiful old mansion. Unique to Denmark, the community was started from a very idealistic social … Continue reading Ideological community life in Svanholm
Community life for all in Munksøgård
Munksøgård is one of Denmark’s largest communities, with over 160 adults and a ton of children. The community was found more than twenty years ago on the grounds of an old farm. Over time five blocks of houses with each their own communal building have been build and an ecological shop in the old farm … Continue reading Community life for all in Munksøgård