Ecovillage Experience

CLOUGHJORDAN Ecovillage is hosting an Experience Weekend on June 23-24. The event offers a great opportunity to learn about many aspects of life in Ireland’s first ecovillage and to develop the knowledge and skills needed for sustainable living.

CLOUGHJORDAN Ecovillage is hosting an Experience Weekend on June 23-24. The event offers a great opportunity to learn about many aspects of life in Ireland’s first ecovillage and to develop the knowledge and skills needed for sustainable living.

Learn about organic food growing, renewable energy, community resilience, green building and much more. As well as a range of seminars you can take part in a detailed tour of the ecovillage and an introductory workshop on earth building. The programme also includes many practical ways that you can lower your cost of living and your carbon footprint at the same time.

The weekend concludes with a session exploring ways that you can use these concepts and fresh insights in your own community and daily life.

Come on your own or with friends and you will receive a warm welcome in the Cloughjordan community. Accommodation is available at Django’s Ecohostel.

Cloughjordan Ecovillage a leading contributor to education for sustainability. The Experience Weekend programme is delivered by ecovillage members and offers a chance to visit, learn and contribute to the ecovillage as it is being created. The Ecovillage is located in the heart of Cloughjordan which was awarded the title of Best Green Community at the 2012 National Green Awards.

The Weekend starts on Saturday at 11am. and ends on Sunday at 3pm. The cost is €60 (€40 concessions) for full weekend programme. Hostel accommodation (not included) available from €20 per night - see www.djangoshostel.com Meals not included.

For further details, call 0505-42833; email learning@thevillage.ie or log on to www.thevillage.ie