Category Archives: Ecovillagers

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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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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Join an Action Circle to Grow an Ecovillage Near You

Ecovillage NJ is forming Action Circles to actively plan and grow 1 to 4 cooperative communities in the Garden State in the next 2 years. We have 4 circles to choose from: urban, town, suburban, and rural. Our first meetings … Continue reading

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January 22nd Meetup – Imagining Our New Homes!

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 12:00-4:00 PM Zelin / Cloud Home 8 Revere Drive, Bedminster, NJ This month we’ll be envisioning the location(s) of the first ecovillages in NJ. The process begins with each individual, as we imagine what our new … Continue reading

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Holiday Party & EcoVillagers Cooperative pre-Launch!

Come and celebrate our first Ecovillage NJ Holiday Party! We’ll start with our traditional potluck at noon — accompanied by live music — and then will convene sometime after 2 pm for news, sharing, learning and discussion. This may be … Continue reading

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Nov 19 Meetup: Exploring Coops: What, Why and How They Work so Well

Saturday, November 19 at 12:00 PM, at Conservation Development LLC – Lise Thompson 626 Montgomery Road, Hillsborough, NJ (map) RSVP here Successful EcoVillages are built by people who understand what cooperative living is all about. Our coach in setting up … Continue reading

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Ecovillagers Cooperative: who we are, where we are going

We are a new Real Estate Investment Cooperative (REIC) seeking to organize, incubate, and invest in shared-equity, cooperatively-owned neighborhoods across the United States, beginning with a 2017 phase focused on Mid-Atlantic cities. Before building ecovillages, we are building an investment and … Continue reading

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Creating an Ecovillage Co-op

As described elsewhere on this site, we have embraced a new approach to creating ecovillages in New Jersey, a cooperative proposal being led by a group of longtime activists and experts called the Ecovillagers Alliance. This post provides some of the key background … Continue reading

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Taking a New Direction

Over the past several months we’ve been exploring a new approach to “ecovillaging,” founded on a sustainability-based cooperative model developed by Joel Rothschild and the Ecovillagers Alliance. Steve Welzer had reached out to Katie McCamant to find the closest “graduate” of the … Continue reading

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