Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
- Last updated: June 10, 2018 (1 second ago)
- Listing created on: September 3, 2016
1) Bring together and build a community of neighbors interested in environmental sustainability through shared experiences such as potluck dinners, community service projects, parties, and educational events.
2) Enhance the environmental sustainability of the neighborhood and promote these values more regionally.
3) Create projects such as: gardening in private and shared settings, permaculture, home energy audits, improved housing efficiency, cottage industry such as aquaculture, environmental or social justice activism, tool lending library, shared car, shared wi-fi, shared child care, shared space for environmental activist organizations.
We are an urban ecovillage situated in a city neighborhood.
We work together and help each other on sustainable living and group projects.
We each own/rent our own homes and we gather for meals and projects, etc. The core group is all within a few blocks; others come from the surrounding neighborhoods.
- Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
- Started Planning: 2012
- Start Living Together: 2012
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
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- Business, Project, or Organization: http://a.co/5NCkvEQ
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/146422605551548/
- Contact Name: Amy Hereford
- Community Address:
Gregg & Wade
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63139
- Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability)
- Programs & Activities: Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, Festivals, Conferences, Events
- Location: Urban
- Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
- Identified Leader: No
- Leadership Core Group: No
- Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: No
- Shared Income: None
- Required Labor Contribution: Encouraged or suggested
- Open to members with existing debt: Yes
- Additional Comments:
Members are economically independent. We share in projects, share goods and services, have cooperative business projects.
- Energy Infrastructure: We use both systems.
- Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
- Energy sources: Solar, Geothermal, Clean Energy from the Grid
- Planned renewable energy generation: 26-49%
- Current food produced: Up to 25%
- Planned food produced: Up to 25%
- Food produced locally: Between 26-49%
- Common Facilities: Garden(s)
- Internet Available: Yes, individuals provide it
- Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
- Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
- Shared meals: 1-3 times per month
- Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian
- Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
- Special Diets OK: Yes
- Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
- Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
- Common Spiritual Practice(s): Not a particularly spiritual or religious community
- Spiritual Practice Expected?: No
- Education Style(s): Up to each family or individual
- Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual
Community Network or Organization Affiliations
The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), Saint Louis Ecovillage Network
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