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ecobasa at Move Utopia

written by Arne Bollinger on July 6, 2017, 11:07 p.m. in ecobasa

From the 21 - 25. June we were part of an utopian world, where we designed the present and future together with 1000 other utopians. This moneyfree, vegan, co-created encounter was full of workshops, open-spaces, permaculture, healing, creativity and art.

Living utopia means also that new relationships could come into being by transparently sharing needs and talents. This can be called moneyfree(er)-living, ecommony, commonism, gift economy or unconditional sharing. But beyond the terminology, this encounter was about experiencing this ...

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Gift-economy Events Switzerland Schloss Glarisegg EDE

ecobasa at the EDE in Schloss Glarisegg

written by Delciza Naghiu on Feb. 23, 2017, 12:34 p.m. in ecobasa

Arne and Delci from ecobasa offered to give a gift-economy input for this year's Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) in Schloss Glarisegg, Switzerland.

EDEs are usually 1 month long events that offer a holistic education based on the 4 pillars of sustainability: ecological, economical, social and worldview. We gave our input during the economic week, by presenting ecobasa and the gift-economy network and holding a gift-circle for the EDE-students as well as members of the community.

We were really happy ...

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Gift-economy Events

ecobasa at utopikon

written by Arne Bollinger on Nov. 8, 2016, 6:16 p.m. in ecobasa

Last weekend Delci and Arne from ecobasa participated at the Utopikon - the "utopian economy conference" in Berlin, which dealt with ways and challenges in the direction of a money-freer society.

Everything started on Friday afternoon with a Schnippeldisko (chopping disco) of saved vegan food, which was then cooked for the next day. Saturday was then full of input and exchange from the rough 300 participants on questions such as: How can we operate more solidarily? What are alternatives for a ...

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