THE MISSON: To bring creativity, resilience and equity to the conversation about housing and public spaces, and to feature people, organizations and businesses that are helping our communities reimagine human spaces.
THE VISION: We envision the energy and values of existing, area enterprise being harnessed to generate attainable tiny housing options, and community spaces that support a prosperous region of empowered, connected inhabitants.
Since the days of “back-to-the-land” homesteaders Helen and Scott Nearing, Vermont has been the mothership for people in search of alternatives to conventional approaches to meeting their most basic human needs. Here, DIY artisanship and alternative lifestyles have long been considered “normal” – there may be more Ball jars per capita in Vermont than just about anywhere!
Known as a vibrant community full of artists and listed in print media as one of the 10 best places to live, Brattleboro is the region’s economic hub. Tiny House Fest Vermont is excited to partner with the Ecovation Hub and its web of cross industry participants. As the economic and natural environments shift, the Hub is generating the kind of energy and social innovation that is required to cultivate sustainable, green economic and resilient community development in our tri-state region (VT, NH, MA).