January 2017, the Little Earth Network was established after
the the Little Earth Center was closed since 2011.
Earth Center has buildings built according to sustainable princilples
and ecological gardening. The center was providing education
for the visitors through workshops in the different
and gardens. The Center was also heavily involved in the local Agenda
21 process. Little
Earth's income came from government grants and earned income from
the sale of vegetables, publications, courses and entrance fees.
services were provided ?
- Ecological gardening for demonstration.
- 3 demonstration buildings including the Recycling House, the Pyramid
House, and the Eco-house.
- Accommodation house
for students (22 beds) with compost toilets, solar water heating, and
a a photovoltaic roof supplying about 30% of the building's annual electricity
- Numerous courses on ecological gardening, whole-food
cookery and sustainable building practices.
- Books about food production, building and sustainable lifestyles.
in Sustainable Energy News:
(The issues can be downloaded from the web site of INFORSE.)
- Eco-Demonstration Centers.
Article including Little Earth on page 13
Issue No. 24, p. 12-15, February 1999. (pdf
type of project
Little Earth, Netherlands (De
Demonstration and Education Center
in 2011. Reopening efforts since 2015. New Network established
|New local jobs
||18 plus volunteers
and graduate trainees
|Number of similar projects
in France, CAT in Wales
|Contact details for
to the Kleine Aarde Netwerk (KAN):
Zonnestraal 17, 5283 GN Boxtel
att. Melanie Kusters
The Centers Address:
Aarde (Little Earth)
411 68 49 21
www.dekleineaarde.nl (closed in 2011)