Hobbit Houses, Geothermal Heating, and More at Økosamfundet Dyssekilde, One of Denmark's Oldest Eco Villages

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Joining the community requires a one-time entry fee that is returned on departure. Then, an annual membership fee pays Denmark's high grounds tax and supports children's playgrounds and festivals.

Most of the children were born at home, and the on-site kindergarden is government funded -- as they are throughout Denmark.