Ecovillage Findhorn – Education for Sustainable Regenerative Change Group July 2023
Ecovillage Findhorn aspires to be a joined up renowned holistic demo centre for Northern Scotland
and beyond furthering place-based holistic education for sustainable and regenerative change both within the Ecovillage and reaching out to inspire and learn from other communities in Moray.
A place where people walk their talk whilst responding to what is happening in the community, in Moray and further afield.
A place embedded in co-creation with nature honouring intrinsic value, diversity and interconnection of all beings.
A place that responds to contemporary concerns including climate change, social injustice, Ecogrief, environmental crises, food and energy poverty and lack of inclusion.
A place where educational efforts will be guided by the holistic model for ecovillage education that considers the social, ecological, economic and world view / cultural / spiritual dimensions of sustainability and regeneration.
A place where outreach work will be respond to local needs and honour local wisdom. Educational offerings will be in the spirit of sharing and learning and co-created with local actors.
A place that draws upon and co-creates holistic education offerings with the many innovative practitioners living in the Ecovillage and environs.
A place that builds on existing local efforts concerned with education for holistic and regenerative change and strive to add value through collaboration and cooperation.
Envisaged holistic education initiatives include :
• Bioregional mapping stakeholders in community and region
• Deep Ecology, Eco grief
• Eco building, water and waste management education & demo centres
• Regenerative agriculture gardening school
• Food sovereignty
• Applied eco-theatre and creative programmes relating to performing arts awakening
• Interactive website / social media channels highlighting Ecovillage Findhorn and local actors,
inspiring initiatives & resources for holistic education for regenerative change.