Category Archives: Ecovillage

Can We Develop a Farm Ecovillage Model?

We’ve recently been investigating the idea of working with an existing farmer to build an eco-community on their farm — both to help operate the farm and to consume some part of its production. This is likely contrary to most … Continue reading

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Ready for A Farm-Based Ecovillage? Time to Make Decisions

You might have heard that we have our eye on a particular 15-acre property located very near to the Montclair-Boonton line of NJ Transit. The property is suitable for agriculture and we’re envisioning a potential farming ecovillage on the site. … Continue reading

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June 4 Statewide Ecovillage Meetup at Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center in Lanoka Harbor, NJ

NOTE Special Time: 3 p.m. & Location: 431 US Hwy. 9 at Church Lane, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734-0246 Joint Meeting to introduce plans to form the first Ecovillage New Jersey Cooperative We’ll gather at 3:00 for a two-hour meeting and then enjoy … Continue reading

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Save the Date: June 4 Event Joins North and South Jersey Ecovillagers

We’ve had separate groups meeting in the north/central part of the state (Ecovillage New Jersey) and the southern part of the state (Ecovillage South Jersey). Every once in a while we should all get together to socialize, exchange notes, learn … Continue reading

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Tamera Ecovillage Offers Unique Online Courses

Several months ago we hosted New Jerseyan Joshua Gottdenker on a Skype call about Tamera Ecovillage in Portugal. Tamera is a School and Research Station for Realistic Utopia The project was founded in Germany in 1978. In 1995 it moved … Continue reading

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Attend our April 30 Meetup at Rickey Farm, Vernon, NJ!

We’re organizing carpools for this and future Meetups. Sign up through our Ridesharing / Carpool form. We’ll be touring Rickey Farm and envisioning the property as an EcoVillage at our April 30 Meetup. The place has gorgeous views of Vernon … Continue reading

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Now is The Right Time to Join Ecovillage New Jersey

Save the Date — Sunday, April 30 EVNJ Meetup at Rickey Farm in Vernon. Sign up and RSVP at our Meetup site.  Want to become more involved? Please update your information here.  What We’ve Accomplished So Far… and What You … Continue reading

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Save the Date — Our Next Meetup will be Sunday, April 30, 2017 (Noon-4 p.m.) at the Rickey Farm in Vernon

Details to follow. If you’d like to visit the farm before the meeting, please email [email protected] We’re planning a visit on Sunday, April 9, at 2 p.m. The address is 442 NJ-94, Vernon Township, NJ 07462.

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Tobias Fox Special Guest at March 25 Meeting

We have a special guest joining us at the March 25 Ecovillage New Jersey Meeting in Hillsborough. Tobias A. Fox is the Managing Director of  Science and Sustainability Newark, a grass roots organization implements various initiatives to increase awareness of … Continue reading

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Ecovillage Meetup Saturday, March 25, 2017 — Creating a Functional Organization

Plug In to our New Organization Structure! We promised you that 2017 would be a year of action, and we’re delivering — through your commitment and involvement! This month we’ll flesh out our organization structure. We use “circles” as the … Continue reading

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