"Education is for improving the lives of people, and for leaving your community and world better than you found it."

- Marian Wright Edelman

Greetings from the Global Ecovillage Network!

Are you starting a community, looking to join one, or striving to enrich the community where you live? 

GEN has produced a number of tools and resources to help:

Ecovillage Map - Find and connect to ecovillages around the world!
Ecovillage Education - Trainings to learn sustainability holistically.
Ecovillage Consultancy - Expert advice to assist on your journey.
Solution Library - Technologies and methods to build resiliency. 

You may also enjoy learning about ecovillage methods, stories, and happenings through our Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

Below are some additional resources to help you on your journey to discover, create, and grow regenerative community.

We hope you enjoy, and don't hesitate to reach out if we can ever be of service!



The Wisdom of Starting a Community

Communities magazine collects and disseminates lessons learned in communities of all types. Now they distilled their very best articles into a Four-volume book series: the Wisdom of Communities.

Volume 1 on Starting a Community includes both general articles and on-the-ground stories from founders. Over 100 articles in total!


Wisdom of Communities

Create a Community Together

Diana Leafe Christian is a veteran contributor to the field of ecovillages and intentional communities, through the books and articles she writes, talks she gives, and class and consultations she provides.

Creating a Life Together guides you through the process of building an ecovillage together with a group of people. You can also check out her followup work, Finding Community, about joining an existing community.


Creating a Life Together

Stories about Starting Communities

Those seeking community are faced with a choice: find it, or found it?

This issue of Communities magazine is full of success stories, cautionary tales, adventures, reflections, advice, and resources, from those who went through it. Ideal material for Finding or Starting a Community.


Finding or Starting a Community

Co-Create with Community Movements

A gorgeous and engaging piece of art and learning resource, this colorful book guides you through the cooperative movements taking place. 

Meet the projects, organizations, and leaders inspiring us to engage in a regenerative future through dialogue, collaboration, and innovation.

Enjoy essays, interviews, photos, and inspiration from 60 authors, plus amazing art from 14 visionary artists of diverse generations and cultures.


Reinhabit the Village!
Special Photo Credit Thanks go to Eugénie Dumont: 
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