Ecotivity.org is a website dedicated to connecting people, projects, and resources for building ecovillages today. It was founded by Shayna Gladstone, who is a resident at Emerald Village in San Diego and writes for Shareable.net
The picture to the left is of The Tennessee TechVillage Project:
"The jewel of Tennessee Tech Village is a thriving community of entrepreneurs, craftsman, builders, technologists, designers, fabricators, and other creative souls that came for many reasons, but whose main objective is to build something amazing. Some are visitors, some are permanent residents. Inside of Tennessee Tech Village are safety courses to learn the equipment, machine shops for wood and metal projects, welding stations, work areas for electronics, computer stations for research and design, and a large selection of equipment and tools for community use. But perhaps best of all is the community of people who often have exciting projects of their own, or maybe there to help while learning from others.
But in the village, there is more to life than just innovation and work. Take a walk around the community and you will find large organic gardens, extensive animal husbandry with chickens, goats, rabbits, cattle, ducks, temporary living quarters for visitors, and more."...
Read more about this ecovillage and more - http://ecotivity.org