The slide above shows a schematic of the stages in establishing an intentional eco-settlement where the residents plan to have jobs in the area. We envisage the municipality getting involved in job-creation and new business establishment.
These powerpoints come from the various teaching programs held by Folke Günther, published with his kind permission. They cover the basics of ecology needed to understand sustainable settlements.
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