“We currently congregate around cities, yet there is a growing demand for properties in rural areas and, in particular, for self-sufficient properties and communities. These ‘intentional’ communities are off-grid, have their own water supply and enough space to grow food to feed the residents. Examples include Findhorn Foundation in Scotland, Breitenbush, near Detroit, USA and Gondwana Sanctuary, near Byron Bay, Australia.”
Sarah-Jane Sherwood, CEO of sustainability communications agency, Communicate Blue, and NSW Lead of Blue Economy consultancy, Blue Australasia. Read the full article.
Photograph: A solar-powered floating pavilion in the Rijnhaven, Rotterdam