Category Archives: Ecovillage

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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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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Join us at the Northeast Cohousing Summit Sept. 21-23

Some members of EVNJ will be attending the Northeast Cohousing Summit to be held in Amherst, MA Sept. 21-23 . . . https://www.cohousing.org/ne2018 Steve Welzer is going and has room in his car. If you’d like to get a ride, … 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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*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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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

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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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