Category Archives: Education

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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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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May 18: Cohousing Comes to Princeton as Architect Lynn Gaffney Kicks Off New Community Initiative

Saturday, May 18, 2:30 – 6:30 pm 2:30-3:30 Potluck, 3:30-5 Presentation 5-6:30 Organizing to build our first Cohousing community Princeton Integral Yoga Community Center Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Bldg A ~ Suite 1E, Princeton, NJ “Helping you … Continue reading

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March 10: Exploring A Better Model for Ecovillage Development

Join us March 10 to hear about the progress being made by the Ecovillagers Alliance (EVA) toward organizing the world’s first Real Estate Investment Cooperative dedicated to establishing ecovillage neighborhoods. EVA’s unique vision is based on an exciting new model … Continue reading

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July 29 Visit to the Threefold Community

Join us on Sunday, July 29, 2018 for a very special visit to the Threefold Community in Chestnut Ridge, NY. And save the date of August 18 for our summer extravaganza celebration & fundraiser…* Located on 140 wooded acres, the … Continue reading

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Tour the World’s First Hydrogen House on April 29

Renewable energy expert Mike Strizki has invited our group to tour his innovative Hydrogen House. Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018 Noon-4 p.m. Location: 26 Snydertown Rd, Hopewell, New Jersey 08525 RSVP Hydrogen is the element that fuels the Sun. Mike … Continue reading

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Learn about Findhorn, Birthplace of the Ecovillage Movement

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM Potluck — please bring a dish to share Zelin / Cloud Home, 8 Revere Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ or join by Zoom videoconference (starting at 1 p.m.) Please RSVP And bring a friend! The featured … Continue reading

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The Role of Ecovillages in (Avoiding) the Coming Global Collapse

In “What Will It Really Take to Avoid Collapse?,” Jeremy Lent writes: [In November 2017] more than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issued a dire warning to humanity. Because of our overconsumption of the world’s resources, they declared, we are … Continue reading

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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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Tamera Ecovillage Offers Unique Online Courses

Several months ago we hosted New Jerseyan Joshua Gottdenker on a Skype call about Tamera Ecovillage in Portugal. Tamera is a School and Research Station for Realistic Utopia The project was founded in Germany in 1978. In 1995 it moved … Continue reading

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