H.O.P.E. – What You Eat Matters

The groundbreaking documentary about veganism “H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters” is now available for free in English.

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Training in Social Entrepreneurship in Zagreb

At the end of November last year, we participated in a six-day training program for young people in the Erasmus + program in Zagreb, which targeted the field of social enterprises. The apt title of the project was “Socially Inspired – Entrepreneurship for You(th)” and the organizers of the training were members of the association O.A.ZA. (Održiva Alternativa ZAjednici – Sustainable Alternative to Society). The host organization invited the staff and volunteers of the Eco Valley Foundation to participate in this training, since in a broad sense our foundation also deals with a similar kind of social entrepreneurship.

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Youth for Sustainability Meeting in Sweden

Our community’s youth had the opportunity to participate in an Erasmus+ project, a grant focusing on youth exchange and education in the field of self-sufficiency, environment protection and community building. The project is called “Youth for Sustainability”.

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The Functioning Village is the Best Map for the Balanced Human Self

This article is from the Ecovillages Learning Institute addressing the important topic of The Building and Regeneration of Ecosocially Sustainable Communities. It focuses and analyzes community and society from the point of view of childhood development. We sincerely hope you will enjoy reading it.

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The Redwood

In the series of Nature is Speaking celebrities like Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Edward Norton and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the film about The Redwood, which Robert Redford personifies, and take action.

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A “Warning to Humanity”

15,000 scientists just sent out an SOS — a “warning to humanity” that if we don’t stop polluting, our planet is doomed.

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Successful 10th European Farm Conference

After the 10th anniversary of ISKCON Farm Conference in Europe ended, it can be concluded that all the participants and organizers relished the  major event of the conference as well as the pre-conference activities, which took place at Krishna Valley in Hungary, running from September 11th to 17th. Networking and collaboration characterized the past 10 years among such rural communities, which culminated in a major conference every year. This year the initiative celebrated its 10th anniversary in Europe.

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Video Invitation to the 10th European Farm Conference

The spiritual leader of Krishna Valley’s community, Sivarama Swami, which is hosting the 10th European Farm Conference, invites participants from all over Europe and the world to take part in the annual ISKCON farm conference. Watch the video and join the conference!

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Invitation to the 10th European Farm Conference

The ISKCON GBC Ministry for Cow Protection and Agriculture, which organized conferences on simple living in four continents last year, supports the 10th European Farm Conference. The conference, themed “Back to Basics,” will be facilitated by Krishna Valley, the primary model community of the Eco Valley Foundation.

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Is It Getting Really Dangerously Hot in Here?

539wThe time-lapse below shows global temperatures for each decade, beginning with 1880. One thing is clear, the world is definitely getting warmer. According to NASA, whether the cause is human activity of natural variability — and the preponderance of evidence says it’s humans — thermometer readings all around the world have risen steadily since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.”

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The 2010 Sustainability Conference financed by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund co-financed.