Our Mission in Detail

Mission of the Community Ecovillage

1.  Versatile and harmonious development of personality

  • lifelong learning

  • development of creativity

  • purposeful self-knowledge

  • consciously removing blocks of the past, emotional and physical problems

  • work with attitudes and patterns of behavior

  • conscious living in the present

  • mutual support and help on the way to self-awareness

2.  Social life and culture

  • sharing experience and knowledge

  • natural and transitional rituals and celebrations

  • social gatherings

  • hobby activities

  • spontaneous action

3.  Home community education of children and youth

  • development of creativity and manual skills

  • natural support of children in their interests

  • guidance to responsibility and autonomy

  • development of cooperation through projects

  • partnership approach to children

  • voluntary involvement of children in activities of the ecovillage

  • involvement of adults in education

4.  Natural architecture

  • preferential use of local natural materials

  • harmonization of space and energy

  • energy-efficient buildings

  • bioclimatic strategies

  • respecting relationships in the landscape

  • self-help realization of constructions

  • ecovillage without cars

5. Local energy self-sufficiency

  • own or local production and use of firewood

  • use of local and renewable energy sources

  • use of thermal energy from biomass and suitable waste

6.  Waste management

  • conscious consumption based on meaningful needs

  • minimization of waste production

  • maximizing waste recovery

  • sharing and exchange of products, services, tools, infrastructure, cars

  • selection and consumption of environmentally friendly products and services

  • reducing the consumption of chemical and plastic products and the use of alternatives

  • waste sorting and local recycling

  • use of natural processes for waste disposal

  • composting

  • root wastewater treatment plant

7.  Craft Development

  • joinery and carpentry

  • smithery

  • ceramics

  • natural clothing

  • natural cosmetics

  • more...

8.  Local food self-sufficiency

  • own community food growing

  • use of permaculture principles for food production

  • selection of hardy, native and local varieties

  • production of own seeds

  • community food storage

  • community catering - plant-based diet

  • individual catering according to needs

9.  Community Business

  • training courses and consultancy in the field of sustainability

  • sale of local overproduction

  • sale of hand-made products and services

  • natural architecture

  • more...

10.  Awareness-raising and cooperation with outside world

  • membership in international sustainability networks

  • cooperation with educational and scientific institutions

  • cooperation with local civil societies and local government

  • development of local trade