Categorized: Live

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 —

Guys Baking Pies – 2017

Some photos from EcoVillage’s oldest annual event – since 1997! Pie baking begins with assembling your ingredients                              

Reconnecting in a Cohousing Community

Written by Anna Lebedeva Moving to the EcoVillage Ithaca in New York was one of the best decisions Laura Beck ever made. “We have ponds to swim in and to ice skate on in winter. We have walking trails running all over our land,

Powerful Song by former EcoVillager

Marcie Boyd, one of the founding residents of EcoVillage, is a talented singer-songwriter who teaches English as a second language to immigrants. She now lives in California.This is her response to the inauguration.

Whole-hearted Courage

Elan Shapiro’s greeting at the Martin Luther King Breakfast on Jan 14, 2017 Tikkun V’Or Congregation is honored to have this opportunity to share our commitment to creating beloved community with the amazing people and gro

New Energy in SoNG

Article by Jim Bosjolie In the past few months five households have changed ownership in SoNG which has brought new enthusiasm into the neighborhood and led to new thinking and exciting ideas. These include additional (and delic

Cleaning Up Junked Cars

By Jim Bosjolie and Ray Vanek-Johnson A few years ago, a teenager from EcoVillage Ithaca (EVI) noticed that a lot of litter marred the beautiful EVI land beyond our homes, detritus left behind in the fields and forests by the acre

Piloting Dynamic Governance

by Mark Piechota LEARN has planted the seed, and it is sprouting in the TREE neighborhood! Over the past few years LEARN has been helping EcoVillage expand its understanding of how cohousing communities might organize and govern t

When Our Friends in Community Need Long-term Care

By Martha Stettinius Imagine…living in a home you love…in a neighborhood you love…throughout your growing older years. From go-go healthy aging through the Deep Aging™ years when need and frailty could dictate a move to a