Vegan Homeland

Last updated: January 6, 2016 (1 month ago)

Listing created on: March 13, 2009

Vegan Homeland

(Royal Oak, Michigan, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2009
  • Start Living Together: 2016
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community.
  • Contact Name: Dean
  • Phone: 248 677 8039
  • Mailing Address:
    3110 Coolidge Hiway
    Royal Oak, Michigan, 48073
    United States

Mission Statement:

vegan organic

Community Description:

Interest has been growing. There is a Facebook group with the same name.
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.

Planting could start in Florida at any time. The property is hard to get to though. Need space in other places.


  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability)
  • Programs & Activities: Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming
  • Location: Urban


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


  • Adult Members: 3
  • Non-member Residents: 2
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Be vegan and call please. No guarantees but we’ll try.
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: vegan/pagan/new age/ as you see fit

    namaste mother Earth


  • Decision Making: Voting (majority or super-majority rule)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: I would imagine so, yes


  • Join Fee: $150
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
  • Shared Income: Partial share of income
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 10
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: best effort just dump it


    Right now, $500 gets you a house in Detroit


Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: Up to 25%


  • Shared meals: Approximately all dinners
  • 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 Diet Comments: vegan

    vegan/raw welcome and encouraged

    michigan meds if you have a card

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Not a particularly spiritual or religious community, Emissaries, Native American, Paganism or Earth Religions, Rainbow Family, Atheist, Agnostic, Humanist, Paganism/Earth Religions



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