Category Archives: Ecovillage

January General Meeting in Princeton 1/21 at 2:00pm

Please join us for our first general meeting of the year at the Princeton Library at 2:00pm. Be sure to allow time for parking if attending in person. Author and activist Diana Leafe Christian will be joining us virtually to … Continue reading

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Ecovillages: New Frontiers for Sustainability

Next Wednesday, January 10th at 7:30pm we are hosting a virtual get-to-know-you meeting to ramp up to our book club. Have you read a good article in Communities Magazine lately? Or watched a great documentary? Join us and share what you’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Our Visit to Ithaca

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Almost 30 members of three different ecovillage projects (the EcoVillage New Jersey Meetup; Rachel Carson EcoVillage (Gibsonia, PA); and our own Altair EcoVillage project) visited the EcoVillage at Ithaca on August 19. The day included a get-to-know-one-another picnic on the … Continue reading

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Next General Meeting: 6/29 at 7:30pm

New and former members welcome! We are excited to re-energize our efforts and re-start regular meetings, potlucks, and educational events. We are hosting this low-key event to get to know one another better and build some momentum! In this meeting … Continue reading

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External Event: Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference

Ecovillage New Jersey sees itself as a regional clearinghouse for tools, resources and happenings related to sustainability, cooperative culture, and community living. To that effect, we promote local events that help us to network with and learn from others who … Continue reading

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Our visit to Altair

We had an excellent afternoon with the members of Altair Ecovillage on May 20th! We enjoyed getting to know the land and getting to know one another. We look forward to future social events with the EVNJ membership

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Spring Reemergence Zoom Call

After a long pandemic hiatus, we are back and excited to build together! On the agenda for Sunday 5/21: – Hello & Introductions – Report back from 5/20 Altair Meet & Greet and progress update – Progress update on Towaco … Continue reading

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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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This Sunday – the Opportunity to Join a New Ecovillage/Cohousing Initiative

Welcome, Fellow Founders We’re launching an effort to create a new ecovillage/cohousing neighborhood in central New Jersey or Eastern Pennsylvania. We have some pretty definite ideas of what we want: (a) a site of 10+ acres that could be ecologically … Continue reading

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