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Findhorn Ecovillage
Findhorn Ecovillage
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The Park, Findhorn, Moray, GB
01309 691653
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Antje Göppel Bethany Warren brian mogley Conor Crotty Garry Grimm George Bronos Helder Valente ILARIA BIANCHI Nick Sikorski Peter Koll Rachel Moon Samuel Lauwers Stephanie McAdams Vic Gaffney Werner Katzbeck
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Findhorn Ecovillage

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Intentional Communities, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

The Findhorn Foundation community is an experiment in conscious living, an education centre and an ecovillage. Based mainly at The Park, Findhorn and at Cluny Hill College in the nearby town of Forres, the community extends also to individuals, businesses and organisations within a 50-mile radius of The Park and to the islands of Iona and Erraid on the west coast of Scotland.

Project Description

The ecovillage model is a conscious response to the extremely complex problem of how to transform our human settlements, whether they be villages, towns or cities, into full-featured sustainable communities, harmlessly integrated into the natural environment.Findhorn Ecovillage looks at sustainability not only in environmental terms, but also in social, economic and spiritual terms.Within the Findhorn Ecovillage at The Park, sustainable values are expressed in the built environment through our ecological houses, innovative use of building materials such as local stone and straw bales, the beauty in the architecture and gardens, and applied technology in the Living Machine sewage treatment facility, electricity-generating wind turbines and biomass boiler. Sustainable values are also expressed in the community’s social, economic and educational initiatives.


Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Findhorn, Scotland in May 2015

The permaculture design course offers a comprehensive introduction to permaculture principles, design practices and their application, with a particular focus on permaculture in community.

Posted over 9 years ago (0 comments)

Applied Ecovillage Living 2014 - Incorporating the PDC at Findhorn

Applied Ecovillage Living offers concepts, tools and techniques for creating sustainable human settlements. It is one month long and incorporates the internationally recognised Permaculture Design Course.

Posted over 10 years ago (0 comments)

Ecovillage Training - Incorporating the Permaculture Design Certificate

Concepts, tools and techniques for creating sustainable human settlements. A practical forum for learning and for developing action plans drawing on the experience and expertise developed within the Findhorn Ecovillage and other initiatives.

Posted about 13 years ago (0 comments)
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