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Single woman looking for partner/group to start a homestead/permaculture community in Europe

 
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Hi

I'm 38, no children (don't want any of my own but fine if you already do)

I'm looking to join or contribute to setting up a permaculture project/eco village (Europe). I've volunteered on conservation, forest garden and permaculture projects for the last 5 years (UK, Norway and Portugal) and I have my own small vegetable garden. I've recently done an intro to permaculture and clothes making course and am about to volunteer with a social enterprise to get some basic carpentry skills. I want to live more sustainably and this is a priority for me now. I live in London (UK) at the moment and I'm very ready to leave and enjoy a different (and more simple) lifestyle!

I am looking at various locations in Europe but the location is less important to me than shared values.

My career background is in communications and web development.

Please get in touch if you'd like to chat!

PS I am looking for a partner but equally happy to talk to other single people/couples with similar interests and aims

 
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Em, greetings from Vermont! You didn't happen to have any involvement in the old Kew Bridge Eco-village, perhaps?
-Patrick



 
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Hi Pat
No, I've been involved in much smaller projects in London.
Woodberry Wetlands, Edible Landscapes
Emma
 
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Hello Emma, I also was involved in a few land-based projects in the UK, but finally moved to rural Bulgaria where I found lifestyle I was looking for. This is not an intentional community, but an old village where people live in the old ways and often do things together. It is very international too, there are people from UK, Iceland, Netherlands, South Africa, Russia, Romania, Estonia sharing this land-based lifestyle. Please let me know if you would like to know more.

Dmitry.
 
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Hi Dmitry
I'd love to hear more! Can you pm me or shall I send you my email address?
Thanks
Emma
 
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Hi Emma, could you please send me your email as, being new here, I don't seem ho have PM option. Or reply to dmitry@wolforest.com.

Dmitry.
 
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I'm new too, maybe I don't either! Will drop you an email now
 
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Hi Emma

MY face book name would be
Mostafa Abdrabu  , if you like to chat

wish you would find what you are looking for
 
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Thanks Mostafa
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Hi Emma,

I have sent you a Private Message yesterday.
Please have a look and get in touch if such set up might interest you.
Banni
 
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Hi Emma,  very similar.
East Europe.  I agree with others like Dimitry here... Bulgaria have a number of left towns... cheap.
As do Spain.
I want to live such a life...but so far not found the woman who wants too.
Please email on :  family.andersen@hotmail.com
And its family because i have my son
Best regards
Soeren
 
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Hello Emma,

I'm in UK as well, will be attending PDC in Devon in April.  How have you got on with your search for a community in Europe?  I'm planning on joining one in Portugal, that is just in it's infancy.  Drop me a line, let me know how you got on?

Dianna
 
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Hi Emma - please email me at nicholas.u@att.net - I have a great deal of interest in moving & I have a friend who needs help from a web developer.

Sending Respect & Breathe & Light

Nick
 
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I hope you keep us informed as to your success. I am in Montenegro slowly becoming sustainable. Cheers good luck
 
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francis witte wrote:I hope you keep us informed as to your success. I am in Montenegro slowly becoming sustainable. Cheers good luck



Thanks Francis. Still looking! How is Montenegro?
 
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