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New EcoVillages: Not Just For Hippies

The Whole Village in Ontario, Canada is an environmentally sustainable co-op made up of architects, doctors and teachers instead of draft dodgers and dropouts.

"Far away from strip malls and other offspring of suburban sprawl, Whole Village provides the kind of model urban planners are now looking at for larger sustainable development."

"Over 191 acres, the residents farm, organically, many varieties of vegetables, fruit and grains for themselves and also to sell."

Full Story: Communes of the green generation


building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
Red necktie with map of Boston

For dads and grads: tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.

Stay thirsty, urbanists

These sturdy water bottles are eco-friendly and perfect for urbanists on the go.