There are two current projects in this theme.

The first project, examines the understandings of ecological and political community, amongst members of mature eco-village communities. The project analyses how ecopolitical visions are created, built and maintained over time in two case study eco-villages in the Australian setting.

The second project examines the role of alternative food systems as a path to sustainable lives. The project is analysing the motivations and political meanings attached to farmers markets by both producers and consumers.