COMMUNITY & COMMUNICATION – Iceland ~
World’s oldest eco village & legacy of pioneering teacher Sesselja Sigmundsdóttir. Self-sustaining community creating opportunities esp. for those marginalised by society. Live in, with & as nature. 120 permanent residents, 45 of whom have learning difficulties. Community organic farming – growing wide variety of foods incl. vegetables, potatoes & herbs in geothermal greenhouses. One of Iceland’s largest producers of organic vegetables. Home of Iceland’s only organic forest nursery. Community features 2 guest houses, café, organic store, > 30,000 visitors per year.