Last updated: November 8, 2013 (11 months ago)
Listing created on: June 18, 2008

A Village Full of Coops

(Brooklyn, New York, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Formed: 2008
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Contact Name: William Cerf
  • Address:

    Brooklyn, New York, 11226
    United States

  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    I am particularly interested in meeting people with a track record in city planning, ecovillage planning and development, health care and hospital management, educational administration and fields related to the formation of this project. I am seeking people who want to join together cooperatively to create this venture.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes
    Seeking Retired City Planner and Retired Hospital Planner/Developer

Mission Statement:

Seeking Collaborator/Co-Author

Community Description:

I have changed the name of the project to “A Village Full of Coops and am starting to collaborate with others to build this very large project which will require approximately 500 people, composed of families and individuals.

Please only qualified investors and developers at this point. We do not need wannabes just yet.

I have done extensive research over many years. Now I have found Village Towns and encourage you to look at the website:

http://www.villageforum.com

I reviewed and updated this listing on 11/82013

Population

  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: All spiritual paths welcomed

    I intend for there to be a fully accredited University

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Other
  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual

Government

  • Decision Making: Other
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: No
  • Additional Comments: I am the leader for the early formative stage and hope to have others

    Seeking Collaborator/Co-Author/Co-Owner to take this project to the next level

    Sociocracy

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: No, we are a different type of community.
  • Location: Urban, Urban
  • Land owned by: Other
  • Additional Comments: no land yet

    Not Yet

Labor and Money

Diet

  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Other
  • Dietary Practice: Other
  • Alcohol Use: No, this community does not permit alcohol use.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Additional comments: When the hospital starts we want to have community meals together

    Eventually want permaculture site and organic gardens

    dependent on peoples’ needs

    dependent on peoples’s needs

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)

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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.
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