ecovillage

Why One Family Of Four Chose To Downsize To 900 SF

As the US economy improves, the size of most new homes continues to expand. The average new home is now more than 2,600 square feet, compared to less than 1,000 square feet in 1950. Keep in mind that the average family size has shrunk considerably……

Serenbe Ecovillage Values Nature, Creativity & Community

Call it what you will.  New Urban. Modern community. Retro-roots living.  The Serenbe ecovillage is a modern day eco-twist on the old English Village.  The idea of the “ecovillage” has been infiltrating the sustainability lexicon in recent yea…

Considering Living In An Ecovillage? You’re Not Alone

It’s estimated that 80.7% of the US population currently lives in urban areas (as of 2010). It’s easy to become disconnected from nature when you live in a concrete jungle. More and more people are seeking to get back in tune with the earth, but……

True Community: Exploring Life In An Ecovillage

The range that most children are allowed to roam has steadily shrunk in the last few generations. While our grandparents or great grandparents may have been allowed to walk miles to schools or to go fishing by age 8, few children are allowed that…