Category Archives: Properties

An Opportunity to Revisit Rocky Corner, CT’s First Cohousing Community—Saturday, October 5, 2019

We visited the Rocky Corner Cohousing project last January as construction was starting. Now they’re getting close to move-in! Until recently New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut were the only states in the region without an intentional community living option. But … Continue reading

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Front Page Coverage by U.S.1 on Cohousing & Ecovillage NJ

Register for the AfterParty on June 5! Under the banner headline “Dreaming Green,” U.S. 1’s latest issue features Ecovillage New Jersey on its front page, saying “Ecovillage NJ Founder Steve Welzer wants to create cohousing communities where neighbors are connected, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Working with a Builder / Developer?

Join us in Basking Ridge on Sunday, September 17, from noon to 4 (the usual potluck, of course) for an enlightening conversation about cohousing — that will now include the possibility of working on an Ecovillage project with a professional builder … Continue reading

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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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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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