A new meeting and a new vision for Yes To Sustainability

A new meeting and a new vision for Yes To Sustainability

From the 4th to the 8th of October, a team of youth workers from Italy, Germany, Serbia, Slovenia, Netherlands and Spain met in the ecovillage Sieben Linden in Germany for the third Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ project Yes To Sustainability Partnership, coordinated by GEN Europe.  Even though all the team was willing to…

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HALLINGELILLE YOUTH EXCHANGE, INTERVIEW, PART 5

STEFANO, 19, BERGAMO, ITALIA HOW IS YOUR INTERNAL WEATHER TODAY? Clear sky with a little breeze in the sunset. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO COME TO THIS EXCHANGE? I wanted to explore alternatives in community living, ecological and economical possibilities. I also wanted to learn new things about myself, about others, have new experiences and…

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HALLINGELILLE YOUTH EXCHANGE, INTERVIEW, PART 1

KIM, 27, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA WHAT ARE YOU ENJOYING THE MOST IN HALLINGELILLE? The calm atmosphere in this place, all the other participants in the exchange, the trampolin and the lake with swans in front of the common house. WHAT PRACTICAL THINGS DID YOU LEARN TODAY IN HALLINGELILLE? We distribute a number of tasks in our…

What is an ecovillage?

An ecovillage is an intentional community that is consciously designed through locally owned, participatory processes to regenerate social and natural environments. The 4 dimensions of sustainability (ecology, economy, social and cultural) are integrated into a holistic approach. We live in a time with strong urbanisation going on all over the world. Housing in the cities…