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Last updated: June 7, 2013 (1 year ago)
Listing created on: April 15, 2010

Front Range Eco Town

(boulder, Colorado, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Formed: 2010
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address: Ecotown.us
  • Contact Name: Front Range Eco Town
  • Address:
    Lookout Ridge Dr
    boulder, Colorado, 80301
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: No

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes
    It takes just 5 minutes to join. See the website.

Mission Statement:

eco village for colorado

Community Description:

Who doesn’t want to live in a cool eco-village? Thousands in Colorado want to. And everything is here that is needed to get a project going. So let get started!

We are forming a vibrant group of potential villagers for a front range large-scale Eco Village, aka, Eco Town.

“Share the low-impact high-fun lifestyle.”

The project includes:

The Greenest “Simple Living” Homes with the latest affordable green tech.
Community-run Organic Farm with community-raised animals!
A Volunteer-run Food Coop with bulk-purchased prices!
Community-built Entertainment spaces!
Community-built Educational spaces!
A green transportation hub with car share and shuttles.
Vibrant outdoor spaces!

Rooted in the “best practices” principles of cohousing, eco-villages, and successful European models.

As a gift to your future community, please take 5 minutes to get into our database of potential members. That’s how we grow.

There’s recent updates on the website about what we’ve been up to, along with a blog.

http://prairiesage.org

(Update: Wow, people are filling out the juicy survey, and that’s really getting the ball rolling. Your village is growing! Over 500 households, next stop is 1000.)

Front Range Eco Town is a vessel for the full spectrum of people who would like to join one of the neighborhoods. Let’s not exclude anyone who wants to make a move!

Get more information on the website

http://prairiesage.org

And follow the progress on the blog at

http://www.facebook.com/ecotown

Population

  • Adult Members: 500
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Mixed

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Up to each individual

Government

  • Decision Making: Other
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Sociocracy

    Sociocracy

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Other, Other
  • Area: 110 acres
  • Land owned by: Other

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Shared Expenses: Little or no share of expenses

Diet

  • Current food produced: Between 25-50%
  • Additional comments: Goal

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Keywords

ecovillage colorado cohousing

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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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