10 Little Known Communities Living In Harmony With Nature!
In this race towards achieving the best we often ignore the need to contribute to nature. However, there are certain communities that have been working relentlessly towards protecting this natural ambiance. Below are listed 10 of these little known communities that have been living in harmony with nature.
The island of Lasqueti lies between mainland and islands of Vancouver in Canada. This is a small island community where 400 people reside. Everything grows fresh on the island and the electricity needs are met through solar panels.
9. The Rainbow Gathering
The Rainbow Gathering is not a permanent community, though people come around for a month in different locations to live in harmony with nature. Over 10,000 to 20,000 people are a part of this gathering which organizes itself into groups in United States, Canada, Russia and Mexico every year.
8. Freedom Cove
This is another community in Canada and is located near the town of Tofino. The community lives on floating homes that are build over 12 platforms. The people grow their own food and rely on electricity needs on solar panels.
7. Tinker’s Bubble
This community is set in rural Somerset region in England and is spread over an area of 40 acres. The community has been living in harmony for over 21 years and grows everything fresh. In this age of modernity, they are far from all worldly pleasures and yet are happy and comfortable.
6. Lammas Eco Village
This community of environment friendly people has been living on the Pembrokeshire countryside in Whales since 2009. The people in this community grow their food and have been managing their water and electricity needs in a collective manner.
5. Khula Dhamma
This piece of land was bought in South Africa by five friends in 2000. The 445 acres of land near the village of Haga Haga is home to families that love to be in harmony with nature. They practice green farming and the place is an excellent retreat centre for others too who visit this community of nature lovers occasionally.
4. Torri Superiore
This 13th century hamlet built entirely of stone is located at the foothills of Ligurian Alps in Italy. Since 1992, this hamlet has been home to 400 children who come here every year from all corners of the world. They are told to live in harmony with nature and eat and grow organic food on their own.
The village located Southwest of Moscow is home to over 40 families who migrated from the bustling city life to live in harmony with nature. They follow eco friendly life style and try to live as close to nature as possible by being away from all modern gadgets and lifestyle addictions.
2. Konohana Family
This is located at base of Mount Fuji in Japan and is home to 80 individuals or which 25 are children. The families cultivate over 260 types of vegetables and grains and are self sufficient for meeting their dietary needs. This community has shown that by living in vicinity of big cities, life can be managed in a natural manner too.
This is a model of a perfect eco friendly home developed by Michael Reynolds in United States. The same is made from over 45% recycled material and can help its owners live a self sufficient life, even in city atmosphere.