Author Archives: Steve Welzer

Altair in nearby Kimberton, PA now has zoning approval

It looks as if Altair will become the first ecovillage project to come to fruition in our area. It’s located about an hour’s drive west of Trenton:

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We have access to a parcel of land in Hillsborough

In October a group of us toured the property and started to brainstorm projects that could establish it as an environmental and cultural center promoting green lifeways. At 3.5 acres it’s large enough that we could envision: . community gardening … 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 . . . Steve Welzer is going and has room in his car. If you’d like to get a ride, … Continue reading

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South Jersey Meetup Launched

A sub-group of our project has started holding its own Meetup gatherings in South Jersey. The next one is scheduled for June 18. Ecovillage South Jersey Glassboro, NJ 92 Communitarians We’re a sub-group of the “Ecovillage New Jersey” project. We’ll … Continue reading

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We’re considering a property purchase

We have an exciting opportunity to purchase a property in Sussex County. Members of our group who have seen it think it would be ideal for cohousing. The land backs up to a beautiful nature preserve and it’s pre-approved for … Continue reading

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NY Times Feature on Cohousing

On April 24 there was a featured article on the editorial page of the New York Times about how cohousing might be a desirable option for single people. It ends, though, by saying: “. . . homes that combine privacy … Continue reading

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Join our Meetup!

Our project has a very active Meetup group and we welcome you to join . . .

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We visited the Ecovillage at Ithaca on May 9

Fourteen of our Meetup members visited the EcoVillage at Ithaca (EVI) on May 9. We were given a tour by Dick Franke, a former Anthropology professor at Montclair State University. There are three cohousing neighborhoods at EVI. We saw how … Continue reading

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