Welcome to Ecovillage

EcoVillage at Ithaca is part of a global movement of people seeking to create positive solutions to the social, environmental and economic crises our planet faces. Since 1991 we have developed an award-winning ecovillage that invites you to live, learn and grow. Our mission is to promote experiential learning about ways of meeting human needs for shelter, food, energy, livelihood and social connectedness that are aligned with the long-term health and viability of Earth and all its inhabitants.

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We are Wired to Raise Children in Community

A Medium article written by Frederic Laloux In the West, a grand experiment has been unfolding over the last one hundred years. For thousands of years, humans had been deeply embedded within a broader net of community life — fitted within the spheres of family, social class, faith, and work. But then we shed community and embraced the […]

A New Garden Grows!

Article and photos by Frank Muller Two years ago  I moved into the TREE neighborhood.  While I was leaving the best vegetable garden I had grown in decades,  I looked forward to joining a community food growing effort at Eco-Village. Growing food has been an important part of my life since early childhood. If one […]

Landscape Architects Convene at EcoVillage

by Liz Walker On a warm Saturday in mid-September, twenty-five  people gathered for a day-long  advocacy Learning Event, held on-site at TREE, EcoVillage Ithaca (EVI) third neighborhood.  Before the day was over, it was clear that the first professional learning event for landscape architects held at EVI was a big success. Environmental Advocacy in Central […]