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SESSELJUHUS ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

Region: South Iceland
Coordinates: 64.0556° N 20.6619° W

Sesseljuhus Enviromental Center provides an educational experience focusing on sustainable building and environmental exhibitions. There are education programs and workshops on environmental issues held for students at all levels. In addition there are forums, meetings and seminars where all are welcome. Environmental presentations are also held all year round.
In addition, there are excellent facilities for meetings, courses and conferences as well.
For more information about the center and events, visit: www.solheimar.is
Solheimar is considered the oldest eco-village in the world. Solheimar was established as a children’s home 80 years ago, but today Solheimar focuses on offering people with special needs varied and creative employment opportunities, jobs in organic horticulture and forestry in a close-knit community that focuses on environmental issues and vivid cultural life. Solheimar workplaces include six creative art workshops, Nærandi – an organic bakery and food processing unit, Olur – organic forestry, Sunna – organic horticulture, Guesthouse Sesseljuhus, and Graena Kannan – an organic café. All products are sold in the Vala grocery store and art gallery.

is considered the oldest eco-village in the world. Solheimar was established as a children’s home 80 years ago, but today Sólheimar focuses on offering people with special needs varied and creative employment opportunities, jobs in organic horticulture and forestry in a close-knit community that focuses on environmental issues and vivid cultural life. Solheimar workplaces include six creative art workshops, Nærandi – an organic bakery and food processing unit, Ölur – organic forestry, Sunna – organic horticulture, Guesthouse Sesseljuhus, and Graena Kannan – an organic café. All products are sold in the Vala grocery store and art gallery.

Opening periods:

Summer; weekdays 9-5, weekends 12-5

Winter: weekdays 9-5

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