Smala Ecovillage Communities
The purpose of la Smala is to facilitate the development of projects aimed at reducing the ecological footprint. For this purpose, it undertakes initiatives offering alternatives to overconsumption and overproduction. In particular, it organizes the management of "vacant" houses, on a provisional basis, within the framework of contracts known as "loans for use", and periodic meetings of reflection on the topic of degrowth.
Primary interests: Social (Diversity & Cohesion); Ecology (Green Building, Seeds, Food & Soil)
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Beginning of 2020: Smala is composed of 4 community living projects in cooperating housing, out of which: 2 well established communities and 2 new project studies. Cheiry – State of Fribourg – for 20 families. Grandvaux Gare 17 – State of Vaud, Lavaux UNESCO patrimony – for 25 families. Our objectif for 2025 is to animate at least 4-5 ecovillages for 200 to 400 people in the Romandie … Read more