EarthArt Village

Project

Organization

(EAV)

EarthArt Village (EAV) was created to fulfill a vision of living and demonstrating sustainable community. The scope envisioned for EarthArt Village is that of a small scale homesteading project that embodies the principles and demonstrates the practices of sustainable "village" life to the benefit of its members and to others locally, bioregionally and beyond.

Best practices

Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
EarthArt Village is organized as a Cooperative Association; all members take part in organizing this project.
Conscious participation in project design: 
80%
Traditional and local wisdom: 
80%
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living: 
40%
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies: 
60%

Best social practices

Conflict facilitation and peace-building skills?: 
50%
Gender equality: 
60%
Sense of community and mutual support: 
80%
Diversity: 
30%
Inclusive decision-making processes: 
100%
Alliances within wider society and networks?: 
80%

Best cultural practices

Political activism for environmental and social justice: 
50%
Connecting to a higher purpose in life / spiritual pathway: 
50%
Dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
20%
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
90%
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts: 
70%
Common vision: 
60%

Best ecological practices

Ecological sanitation?: 
70%
Sustainable transport: 
20%
Sustainable water management?: 
90%
Natural and traditional healing methods: 
50%
Organical food: 
80%
Ecological and traditional building methods: 
70%
Ecosystemes and biodiversity: 
80%
Renewable energy: 
100%
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?: 
100%

Best economical practices

Transparent administration and bookkeeping: 
100%
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns: 
70%
Ethical and transparent fair trade: 
Strengthening local economy: 
70%
Economic justice: 
Collective ownership: 
100%