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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Training: Net-Zero Energy Building Design

Want to learn what it takes to achieve net-zero? This two-day training at EcoVillage Ithaca on May 11 and 12 will focus on design and construction details to achieve net-zero energy use in new buildings. Co-sponsored by the US Green Building Council NY Upstate Chapter, Taitem Engineering and Learn@EcoVillage, the training is especially for architects, […]

Cohousing in Rochester: Creating a New Urban Community

Join Flower City Cohousing for an inspiring kick-off event on Sunday afternoon  April 19, from 2-4pm.  Liz Walker, co-founder of EcoVillage Ithaca, will give a talk about her experiences with cohousing, followed by a panel presentation by members of the Flower City Cohousing Community. The event, co-sponsored by the Community Design Center of Rochester, will […]

Partners Collaborate with Learn@EcoVillageIthaca on Sustainable Urban Design

  In June and July, more than two dozen people met in Troy, N.Y., and Ithaca to work on community design ideas for Hillside North, a nine-by-three block neighborhood in Troy. The Troy Rehabilitation and Improvement Program (TRIP), was the winner of $5,000 in consulting services in a statewide contest held by Learn@EcoVillage and our Communities That Work partners. A […]