Category Archives: Ecovillage

Feb 2, 2019: Interested in Cohousing within 20 miles of Hopewell?

This Saturday at 10 a.m. (note this is different from our regular meeting time), the Hopewell Area Cohousing group will meet at Lynne Molnar’s home in Pennington.  The purpose of this meeting is take the next steps in deciding on … Continue reading

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Let’s Visit a Cohousing Community that’s Currently Under Construction

It would be of great interest to watch the development of a nearby project that has similar goals to our own. Until recently New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut were the only states in the region without an intentional community living … Continue reading

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Sunday, Dec. 9: Ecovillage NJ annual holiday gathering

Do Ecovillagers Know How to Party? If you haven’t yet been to one of our holiday gatherings, here’s what we do: We eat, then we socialize, then we eat, then we plan, then we eat, then we sing, and then … Continue reading

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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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