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611 Ecovillage

Last updated: February 20, 2016 (5 months ago)

Listing created on: December 30, 2007

611 Ecovillage

(Oakland, California, United States)

  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2000
  • Start Living Together: 2000
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community.
  • Website address: http://www.611ecovillage.com
  • Contact Name: Dan Antonioli
  • Mailing Address:
    611 32nd St
    Oakland, California, 94609
    United States

Mission Statement:

Sustainability and Community.

Community Description:

We do not have any openings! Good luck on your search for a community household in Oakland.

The 611 Ecovillage currently functions as a green “casual co-housing” rental property. The founder is focusing most of his energy on the emerging Laytonville Ecovillage. (See profile here on ic.org)

We are an urban, inner-city ecovillage in the heart of Oakland’s historic corridor. We emphasize sustainable living within the constraints of an urban environment and use the permaculture principle that “the problem is the solution.”

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)
  • Location: Urban

Housing

  • Current Number of Residences: 2
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)

Membership

  • Adult Members: 6
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Government

  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution: No

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used often.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.