Vegan Homeland

Last updated: November 18, 2015 (1 week ago)

Listing created on: March 13, 2009

Vegan Homeland

(Detroit, Michigan, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2009
  • Start Living Together: 2016
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Contact Name: Dean
  • Phone: 248 677 8039
  • Mailing Address:
    3112 Coolidge Hiway
    Detroit, Michigan, 48067
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Be vegan and call please. No guarantees but we’ll try.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

vegan organic

Community Description:

We seek to acquire abandoned property in Detroit.
The next auction is in a couple weeks. $500 for a house, or a lot. Also considering land in NY state, and a small piece has been acquired in Florida.


  • Adult Members: 3
  • Non-member Residents: 2
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: vegan/pagan/new age/ as you see fit

    namaste mother Earth

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Native American, Rainbow Family, Paganism/Earth Religions


  • Type: Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability.)
  • Programs & Activities: Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming
  • Decision Making: Voting (majority or super-majority rule)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: I would imagine so, yes

Land and Buildings

  • Status: We have raw land
  • Housing Provided: Purchase
  • Location: Urban
  • Area: 1 acres
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Current Number of Residences: 1
  • Current Residence Types: Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent
  • Planned Residence Types: Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent
  • Additional Comments: minus unusable land

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes


  • Required Labor Contribution: 10


  • Join Fee: 150
  • Additional Comments: best effort just dump it


    Right now, $500 gets you a house in Detroit




  • Shared meals: Approximately all dinners
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


  • Dietary Practice: Vegan Only (plants only, no animal products) – Please check this only if you are 100% Vegan., Mostly Vegan


  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


  • Additional comments: vegan

    vegan/raw welcome and encouraged

    michigan meds if you have a card




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