Tools of trade
Our goal is to investigate solutions and figure out which ones fit the problems we are aim to solve. We realize that there is no one right method or rule that fits all, and the sheer amount of possibilities is overwhelming. We work on ecological, economic, social and spiritual solutions in that order as we must first fulfill our basic needs before we can develop further as people. At the moment, Permavillage development focuses on ecological solutions with economic benefits.
We are working on adding solutions to a database and making a program to help figure out which solution fits individuals, resources and skills. We host courses, festivals and all kinds of events to exchange knowledge and wisdom.
This is the name of the company that develops solutions for the Permavillage platform, its purpose is to implement what is needed for the Permavillage solutions to be functional and realistic. Permavillage development develops ecological solutions with economical benefits, takes care of finances for Permavillage education and designs the Permavillage centers where solutions are developed.
We teach permaculture and community building courses. We have had multiple courses in Iceland and will expand our network vastly in the next two years. Permavillage education is also developing ways to utilize funding options for other organizations and groups that are teaching similar topics.
What is Permavillage?
Permavillage is a platform of ideas to build villages, it is a solution oriented approach to counter rural depopulation, global warming, poverty and despair. The name comes from Permanent village as we have researched and villages are a great size of settlement for multiple reasons.
In the beginning we work with permaculture and ecovillage design methods to build on a strong foundation as these have proven to work.
We split the development based on the four pillars of ecovillage design: Ecological, economical, social and spiritual. At the moment we are focusing on ecological production with economical benefits as villages are not stable without grounding them self within ecology and having economical safety. But without the social and spiritual then we are but simple creatures so we will always give that the space it needs.
Communities that care
The main problem Permavillage is countering is how people have disconnected from nature, their own nature and the nature in their environment. We aim to create caring communities where people can be themselves and they are a living part of nature.