Category Archives: Community

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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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