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ecobasa at Move Utopia

written by Arne Bollinger on July 6, 2017, 11:07 p.m. in ecobasa

From the 21 - 25. June we were part of an utopian world, where we designed the present and future together with 1000 other utopians. This moneyfree, vegan, co-created encounter was full of workshops, open-spaces, permaculture, healing, creativity and art.

Living utopia means also that new relationships could come into being by transparently sharing needs and talents. This can be called moneyfree(er)-living, ecommony, commonism, gift economy or unconditional sharing. But beyond the terminology, this encounter was about experiencing this ...

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ecobasa at the EDE in Schloss Glarisegg

written by Delciza Naghiu on Feb. 23, 2017, 12:34 p.m. in ecobasa

Arne and Delci from ecobasa offered to give a gift-economy input for this year's Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) in Schloss Glarisegg, Switzerland.

EDEs are usually 1 month long events that offer a holistic education based on the 4 pillars of sustainability: ecological, economical, social and worldview. We gave our input during the economic week, by presenting ecobasa and the gift-economy network and holding a gift-circle for the EDE-students as well as members of the community.

We were really happy ...

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Youth Exchange in Denmark

written by Delciza Naghiu on Feb. 23, 2017, 11:12 a.m. in ecobasa

ecobasa is the German partner for the Erasmus+ Youth Exchange in the ecovillage Hallingelille, Denmark, which will take place between 2-14 May 2017.
25 young people from Germany, Spain, Vasque Country, Slovenia, Italy and Denmark will meet there and exchange knowledge about Sustainable ways of living and the Refugees Crisis.

The program includes hands-on activities with low-impact ways of living or constructing, like: building a compost toilet, gardening and bioconstruction with community members. Some of these activities will be done ...

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ecobasa at utopikon

written by Arne Bollinger on Nov. 8, 2016, 6:16 p.m. in ecobasa

Last weekend Delci and Arne from ecobasa participated at the Utopikon - the "utopian economy conference" in Berlin, which dealt with ways and challenges in the direction of a money-freer society.

Everything started on Friday afternoon with a Schnippeldisko (chopping disco) of saved vegan food, which was then cooked for the next day. Saturday was then full of input and exchange from the rough 300 participants on questions such as: How can we operate more solidarily? What are alternatives for a ...

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Gift-Ambassador Training

written by Arne Bollinger on Sept. 13, 2016, 3:28 p.m. in ecobasa

We hosted a 5 day training for Gift-Ambassadors in Amalurra community, Spain. They offered us a beautiful hotel with spa, restaurant and coffee place, along with some nice conference rooms and equipment. We were asked to pay just the costs of our food. What a nice gift!

Around 19 people from 10 countries worked together, learning and sharing tools needed to use gift-economy in projects, communities or organisations.
Together with us, the participants organised a gift-circle open to all residents ...

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Become a Gift-Ambassador!

written by Arne Bollinger on June 18, 2016, 7:27 p.m. in ecobasa

Dear future Gift-Ambassador!
We invite you to the powerful experience of gift-economy in a community-context! As a Gift-Ambassador you can then bring this heart-opening culture back to your organization or community.
Join us this summer for our first Gift-Ambassador training, from 9th to 13th of July, in Amalurra community, north of Spain
A group of us will be coming directly from the European Global Ecovillage Network's annual conference in Arterra.

What can you expect from the Gift-Ambassador training?

a ...

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