Author Archives: Jonathan Cloud

About Jonathan Cloud

JC Bio

A Co-Living Opportunity Near the Jersey Shore

A member of our Meetup group, Elly Faden, would like to establish a sharing community by purchasing a number of houses close to Raritan Bay. There are three co-joined properties in Hazlet that back to a park and could become … Continue reading

Posted in Cohousing, Ecovillage, Events, Properties, Visit | Leave a comment

Tour the World’s First Hydrogen House on April 29

Renewable energy expert Mike Strizki has invited our group to tour his innovative Hydrogen House. Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018 Noon-4 p.m. Location: 26 Snydertown Rd, Hopewell, New Jersey 08525 RSVP Hydrogen is the element that fuels the Sun. Mike … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Education, Energy Efficiency, Events, Renewables, Visit | Leave a comment

Join us at the Mercer County Green Fest this Saturday!

Ecovillage New Jersey will have an informational table at the Mercer Green Fest on Saturday, March 17th between 11 and 4: www.mercergreenfest.org We could use some additional volunteers to help staff the table. The Green Fest (being held this year … Continue reading

Posted in Ecovillage, Events | Leave a comment

Learn about Findhorn, Birthplace of the Ecovillage Movement

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM Potluck — please bring a dish to share Zelin / Cloud Home, 8 Revere Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ or join by Zoom videoconference (starting at 1 p.m.) Please RSVP And bring a friend! The featured … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Ecovillage, Education, Events, History | 2 Comments

Let’s Talk About the Resources We’ll Need to Get It Built

Join us this Sunday, Feb. 11, at noon for a potluck (please bring a dish to share). The discussions and presentations will begin at 1:00. Location: 46 Greenwich Drive, Bergenfield, NJ 07621 ==> RSVP Can’t make it in person this time? … Continue reading

Posted in Agendas, Cohousing, Community, Ecovillage, Events, Organization | Leave a comment

February 11 Meetup: Investments, Deliberations, and Plans

Our next Meetup will feature several reports about recent developments of interest. First of all, Jane Bleeg, Coordinator of Flower City Cohousing Community (being planned for Rochester, NY) will join us via internet to relate how their group is handling many … Continue reading

Posted in Agendas, Cohousing, Community, Events, Finances, Investment, Organization | Leave a comment

Ecovillage Investor/Owner Organizing Meeting

Larry White has issued the following invitation to fellow EVNJ members: Greetings fellow Ecovillagers! You are receiving this email because you have shown a strong commitment to living in an Ecovillage here in the Garden State. At our December holiday … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Cooperatives, Ecovillage, Ecovillagers, Events, Finances, Organization, Properties | 2 Comments

The Role of Ecovillages in (Avoiding) the Coming Global Collapse

In “What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?,” Jeremy Lent writes: [In November 2017] more than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issued a dire warning to humanity. Because of our overconsumption of the world’s resources, they declared, we are … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Cohousing, Community, Conflict, Ecovillage, Education, Empowerment, Energy Efficiency, Events | Leave a comment

Holiday Convening of Eco-Communities Sunday Dec 10, 2017

Save the Date …and join us for some Collegial and Collective Holiday Cheer! Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:00 – 4:00 PM Zelin / Cloud Home8 Revere Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 At our annual holiday gathering we’ll look forward to … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Cooperatives, Ecovillage, Ecovillagers, Events, Ithaca | Leave a comment

October 21 Trip to visit the Ecovillage at Ithaca

Last year our group sponsored a one-day trip to visit and tour the Ecovillage at Ithaca (EVI). This year our colleagues in the New York Back-to-the-Land / Ecovillage Movement Meetup are sponsoring a similar trip, but it will be a … Continue reading

Posted in Carshare, Ecovillage, Events, Ithaca, Visit | 5 Comments