Author Archives: Jonathan Cloud

November 11/2018 Ecovillage Program Updated

The presenters from the People’s Institute have a conflict and can’t join us this month for their special presentation of Undoing Racism. But we anticipate that they’ll be able to do their intro session for us at a future Meetup. … Continue reading

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Being Proactive about Diversity in Cohousing

Would you like to have diversity in our group . . . but don’t know how to go about it? Are you challenged with how to deal with race issues? Have you ever wondered why there seems to be a … Continue reading

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Hopewell Area Cohousing Group Kicks Off October 8

EVNJ has always encouraged the idea of sub-groups forming to pursue local projects. For instance, there was a period of time when some of our folks were holding their own Meetups in the southern counties of the state. Now a … Continue reading

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What If We Really Meant It?

Raising money to build an ecovillage in New Jersey Kicking around some ideas for how to get folks interested in tomorrow’s incredible concert — featuring three amazing singers — we thought about Mille Bojer’s question in connection with the UN’s … Continue reading

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August 18: Summer Extravaganza Celebration and Fundraiser

Three Professional Vocalists Featured at Our Annual Benefit Concert This year’s EVNJ fundraiser-concert will feature a very special program: Elaine Silver has performed at colleges, festivals, churches, clubs and children’s events throughout North America and Europe. She was featured nationally … Continue reading

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Upcoming events in July, August, and September — and a story in New Jersey Monthly!

Upcoming events — and this just in: https://njmonthly.com/articles/jersey-living/the-jersey-utopians/ (More on this below). JULY . . . Join us on Sunday, July 29 for a special visit to the Threefold Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY. We’re arranging carpools for this visit. Let us … Continue reading

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July 29 Visit to the Threefold Community

Join us on Sunday, July 29, 2018 for a very special visit to the Threefold Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY. And save the date of August 18 for our summer extravaganza celebration & fundraiser…* Located on 140 wooded acres, the … Continue reading

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*Sunday, June 24, 2018*: The Fundamentals of Cohousing

with Lynne Molnar Lynne Molnar resided for several years at Cornerstone Village Cohousing in Cambridge, MA. Now she’s a New Jerseyan who has aspirations to coordinate a project in Mercer County to build something similar. Her presentation to our group … Continue reading

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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

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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

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