Circle of One

Last updated: October 17, 2015 (1 month ago)

Listing created on: March 8, 2009

Circle of One

(Mesa, Arizona, United States)

  • Status: Re-forming
  • Started Planning: 2009
  • Start Living Together: 2009
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Contact Name: Circle of One
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: No
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  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Sustainability and permaculture

Community Description:

We are forming an ecovillage/community with the desire to use permaculture and sustainable ecological systems.
We are working on alternative building and will be offering classes/work parties around various projects in the near future.

We are committed to practicing non-violent and healthy personal relationships with each other and our environment.

Our intent is to co-create a place of Love and Respect for all who live here.


  • Adult Members: 2
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Oneness of all

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual
  • Healthcare Style(s): Up to each individual


  • Type: Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability.), Shared Housing or Co-Living (multiple individuals sharing a dwelling.)
  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: Yes, multiple identified leaders
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Land and Buildings

  • Area: 20 acres
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Current renewable energy generation: Determined by Individuals or Households.
  • Energy sources: Solar, Wind

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes


  • Required Labor Contribution: 0


  • Additional Comments: TBD



  • Shared meals: Approximately all dinners
  • Current food produced: Almost All~ up to 90%


  • Planned food produced: Almost All, up to 90%


  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)


  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.


  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.


  • Additional comments: Desire to grow most food.


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.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge