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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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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 […]

Match Charter High School visits EcoVillage Ithaca from Boston MA

30 friendly, hardworking, and ultimately inspired,  students from Match Charter High School visited EcoVillage at Ithaca. The sophomores from this Boston urban public school spent time helping on the Kestrel Perch Berry Farm, learning about the Groundswell Incubator farm, and touring the neighborhoods of EcoVillage. Experiencing a college town and rural lifestyle, and exploring students’ […]

Contest Announcement: Community that Works

Are you a NYS property owner or developer inspired by the EcoVillage Ithaca vision, and interested in applying best practices for sustainable resource use and high quality of neighborhood life? Are you seeking to create a Community that Works on a site outside Tompkins County? If so, you could win a $5,000 package of Technical Assistance Services. Climate Showcase Communities Contest applications are due by May 8, 2014. Download Contest Guidelines here.