Formed: 2005 Established: 2005
This page last updated:1/19/2013
Sao Francisco de Paula, Rio Grande do Sul,
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The Instituto Arca Verde was fouded in 2005 by a group of people with a common vision, and since then have build one of the strongest ecovillage in south Brazil, together with a collective experience of a complete different way of living, that is still developing coerently in accordance with the local environment. Is part of our vision working with all principles of permaculture, agroforest, bioconstruction, conscious consumption, social tools as forum and non-violent communication, local economy with our own currency, empowerment and consense, libertary education, deep ecology, alltogether in a relaxed and harmonious social environment.
We offer courses and accept visitors and volunteers.
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This page last updated:1/19/2013
Visitor Process: Contact per phone or e-mail
GEN - Global Ecovillage Network
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community fits the legal definition of "housing for older persons" * and thus we may restrict membership/residency to those of a certain age and may have limits on child membership/residency in accordance with the law. Our community does not discriminate based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or domestic abuse.
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Partial income sharing
(collective work at the mornings)
Land and Buildings
61.8 acres (25.0 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Nearly all meals
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
We all share a common diet
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
Private school at the community
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