Stargazer EcoVillage

Last updated: December 24, 2011 (4 years ago)

Listing created on: December 23, 2011

Stargazer EcoVillage

(Greenville, South Carolina, United States)

Mission Statement:

Cooperative Cohousing in SC

Community Description:

This is a Cohousing project in the early planning stages in the Upstate of South Carolina. The Community will utilize a combination of Cohousing and Cooperative Businesses, such as Community Supported Agriculture, to achieve the Ecovillage ideal of Environmental, Economic, and Social Sustainability. We are currently seeking interested and entrepreneurial individuals to help work with us to make this a reality.



  • Additional Comments: The Goal is Between 15 and 30 units.


  • Adult Members: 2
  • Visitors accepted: No
  • Open to new Members: Yes


  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No


  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: TBD: The Community will Self-Manage, so there will be a labor contribution.

    The Purchase of a Lot and a Homeowners Association Dues

    Homeowners Association Dues for the upkeep of the Commons

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Additional Diet Comments: Through a Community Supported Agriculture Initiative

    Personal Discretion

    Personal Discretion

  • Education Style(s): Private Schooling at the Community, Public Schooling

Additional Comments

We are still looking, but most likely Rural to Small Town.

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Ecovillage, Cohousing, Cooperative

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.