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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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SUNY Potsdam’s Students EcoVillage Experience 2016

By Jennifer Fernandez The Ecovillage is an incredible place to learn about sustainable living through an intentional community. This semester in the course “Environment and Society” taught by Dr. Sullivan-Catlin we discussed how the two (environment and society) are related, from conversations on how climate change is affecting our beautiful mother earth and its people […]

2016 Maypole Celebration

After being on hiatus four long years due to Construction of TREE, the Maypole celebration has returned better than ever. The Community Life Committee took responsibility for its revival including selection of a new pole, a place to put it and installation of flowers on top and streamers on it. Then, using bells, drums and whistles, […]

Getting from Here to There: Strategic Planning for EcoVillage Education

by Liz Walker Vision: We envision a world in which people actively care for each other and the planet. Mission: We provide transformative learning experiences for growing healthy, just and sustainable communities both locally and globally. We support and draw from a variety of practical and visionary resources, especially the living, learning community of EcoVillage […]