Ecovillage New Jersey

Last updated: November 18, 2015 (2 months ago)

Listing created on: May 10, 2010

Ecovillage New Jersey

(Princeton, New Jersey, United States)

Mission Statement:

Diverse ecovillage in NJ

Community Description:

We’re an umbrella group seeking to foster the development of a number of ecovillages and cohousing communities in New Jersey.


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


  • Status: We do not have land
  • Land owned by: Other
  • Additional Comments: planned

    not begun

    35 planned


  • Adult Members: 1
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Contact Steve Welzer.
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: not exclusionary

    to be determined


  • Decision Making: to be determined
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested

Sustainability Practices


  • Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Additional Diet Comments: planned


  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Ecumenical (accepts all religions or spiritual practices)

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN), Coho/US


New Jersey

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