Peak  Oil<br />Climate  SystemDisruption<br />Economic System<br />Dysfunction<br />
Peak  Oil<br />Climate  SystemDisruption<br />THE RESILIENT VILLAGE...<br /><ul><li> Provides nutritious food and wonderfu...
 Is insensitive to fossil fuel price hikes
 Has a strong community that can respond to climate change
 Gives you a place to be with a clear social conscience
 Enables you to be the change you want to see
 Provides something you can pass on to your children</li></ul>Economic System<br />Dysfunction<br />
Folke Günther<br />Systems Ecologist<br />Since 1970’s:<br />Researched back to 1600’s<br />Livedself-sufficient<br />Trie...
100 friends (with theirchildren) and<br />A farmer<br />Some land access - onehectar per family<br />Somewoods and other l...
REALITY NUMBER ONE:<br />You are starting a business together that is worth<br />anything from   EURO 2- 6 million<br />
OPPORTUNITY NUMBER ONE:<br />Your investment willgive you what you need – a great place to live and organicfood – whatever...
REALITY NUMBER TWO:<br />It is like enteringinto a new relationship, with all the associated fun and trials and tribulatio...
OPPORTUNITY NUMBER TWO:<br />You get a lot of new friends and be in a group of people who will support eachother<br />
REALITY NUMBER THREE:<br />You are embarking on a personal developmentcourse<br />
OPPORTUNITY NUMBER THREE:<br />You are embarking on a personal developmentcourse<br />
Business Plan<br />Stage one: legal organisation - youth hostel<br />Stage two: weekend/holiday home<br />Stage three: CSA...
Co-operatives<br />Your investment  gives valuewhile it is with the organisation <br />Have a readymadedemocratic legal st...
Limitedcompanies<br />Your investment  gives valuewhen you sell it<br />Meansmany people can be involved with a small amou...
61% of the fuel is used after foodleaves the fields<br />
Write the prospectus and gainclarity<br />
Checklist for land<br />
SO FAR<br />
Wehavehostedsomeamazingcourses<br />
Wehaveenjoyedmakingfood for eachother and dining together<br />
Wehaveenjoyedsome great moments with simple pleasures<br />
Experienced the mental and physicalrewards of using your body<br />
Justgone and got food from outside the door<br />
Workedout simple solutions like using an earth drill and….<br />
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Presented first at the FUTURE PERFECT festival in Sweden, this slide deck give insight into the history and current status of the village being established in Sweden called Änggärdet (Eng Yairdet),

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Sustainable Intentional Village

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Peak Oil<br />Climate SystemDisruption<br />Economic System<br />Dysfunction<br />
  3. 3. Peak Oil<br />Climate SystemDisruption<br />THE RESILIENT VILLAGE...<br /><ul><li> Provides nutritious food and wonderful shelter affordably
  4. 4. Is insensitive to fossil fuel price hikes
  5. 5. Has a strong community that can respond to climate change
  6. 6. Gives you a place to be with a clear social conscience
  7. 7. Enables you to be the change you want to see
  8. 8. Provides something you can pass on to your children</li></ul>Economic System<br />Dysfunction<br />
  9. 9. Folke Günther<br />Systems Ecologist<br />Since 1970’s:<br />Researched back to 1600’s<br />Livedself-sufficient<br />Triedeverythingpractically<br />Encouragedotherstirelessly<br />http://holon.se<br />
  10. 10.
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  12. 12. 100 friends (with theirchildren) and<br />A farmer<br />Some land access - onehectar per family<br />Somewoods and other land<br />
  13. 13. REALITY NUMBER ONE:<br />You are starting a business together that is worth<br />anything from EURO 2- 6 million<br />
  14. 14. OPPORTUNITY NUMBER ONE:<br />Your investment willgive you what you need – a great place to live and organicfood – whatever the economic situation<br />
  15. 15. REALITY NUMBER TWO:<br />It is like enteringinto a new relationship, with all the associated fun and trials and tribulations…..<br />
  16. 16. OPPORTUNITY NUMBER TWO:<br />You get a lot of new friends and be in a group of people who will support eachother<br />
  17. 17. REALITY NUMBER THREE:<br />You are embarking on a personal developmentcourse<br />
  18. 18. OPPORTUNITY NUMBER THREE:<br />You are embarking on a personal developmentcourse<br />
  19. 19. Business Plan<br />Stage one: legal organisation - youth hostel<br />Stage two: weekend/holiday home<br />Stage three: CSA scheme<br />Stage four: permanent home<br />Stage five: home and work-life platform<br />
  20. 20. Co-operatives<br />Your investment gives valuewhile it is with the organisation <br />Have a readymadedemocratic legal structure<br />Tried, tested and accepted<br />
  21. 21. Limitedcompanies<br />Your investment gives valuewhen you sell it<br />Meansmany people can be involved with a small amount of money<br />Shouldgive the equivalent or more of what you can get in the bank<br />Could provide otherbenefits like rebates on goodsbought.<br />
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  23. 23. 61% of the fuel is used after foodleaves the fields<br />
  24. 24.
  25. 25. Write the prospectus and gainclarity<br />
  26. 26. Checklist for land<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. SO FAR<br />
  29. 29. Wehavehostedsomeamazingcourses<br />
  30. 30. Wehaveenjoyedmakingfood for eachother and dining together<br />
  31. 31. Wehaveenjoyedsome great moments with simple pleasures<br />
  32. 32. Experienced the mental and physicalrewards of using your body<br />
  33. 33. Justgone and got food from outside the door<br />
  34. 34. Workedout simple solutions like using an earth drill and….<br />
  35. 35. Putting your green compostdirectly in it.<br />
  36. 36. Planned, financed and startedtwo new homes.<br />
  37. 37. Foundourselvestalking…. A lot.<br />
  38. 38. There’splentyleft to do…<br />Get planning permission for the otherhouses<br />Do the group dynamics, team building, ”cleaningbackwards” stuff<br />Work outhow to find that farmer and deliver food for 15 families<br />Continue to developnutrient recycling and water handling<br />Get a firm grip on financial and project plans<br />
  39. 39. Opportunitiesopen up<br />Investing in Open World Villages in savings plans<br />Turning neighbourhoodsintoeco-units/open world villages<br />Using land you own to make the change<br />

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