Ecovillage New Jersey

Last updated: November 15, 2016 (6 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)
  • Programs & Activities: Meetup
  • Location: To be Determined


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

    not begun

    35 planned


  • Adult Members: 8
  • 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