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In a world filled with stories of environmental devastation and social dysfunction, EcoVillage at Ithaca is a refreshing and hopeful look at a modern-day village that is taking an integrated approach to addressing these problems.
This book tells the story of life at EcoVillage at Ithaca, an internationally recognized example of sustainable development. It transports the reader into the midst of a vibrant community that includes cohousing neighborhoods, small-scale organic farming, land preservation, green building, energy alternatives and hands-on education. By integrating proven social and environmental alternatives into a living model, EcoVillage at Ithaca provides a rare glimpse into one possible-and positive-future for the planet.
EcoVillage at Ithaca delves into the heart of the lived experience at this innovative community. It provides a warm, personal and reflective look at what it is like to create a sustainable culture. The book tells in-depth stories about an integrated way of life:
Human scale, accessible and inspiring, the example of EcoVillage at Ithaca will help readers imagine fresh alternatives to .life as usual.. It will appeal to all who are hungry to learn about successful working models of a more sustainable approach to living with each other and the Earth.(2004-12-01)
Read it, then live it. Go visit the fantastic lifestyle. It's changed from its humble beginnings. Plus an amazing city.Published 13 months ago by kristin etzold
Liz Walker is a startlingly untalented amateur writer, and it really shows in this book. Far from a page turner, this book is a challenge to enjoy from start to finish. Read morePublished on December 24, 2007 by Amazon Customer