Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
- Last updated: January 10, 2019 (2 seconds ago)
- Listing created on: December 31, 1999
Wasatch Commons is a cohousing community committed to sustainability, conservation, and connection.
- Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
- Started Planning: 1994
- Start Living Together: 1998
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
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- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wasatchcommonscohousing
- Community Address:
1411 S Utah St
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84104
- Type(s): Cohousing (individual homes within group owned property)
- Location: Urban
- Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
- Identified Leader: No
- Leadership Core Group: No
- Additional Comments:
We are learning about Sociocracy.
- Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
- Shared Income: None
- Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
- Open to members with existing debt: Yes
- Additional Comments:
4 hours a month plus 1 All Community Meetings. Work is essential to the success of our community.
HOA Fee is from $100-$195 month
- Energy Infrastructure: We are connected to the grid.
- Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
- Energy sources: Solar
- Planned renewable energy generation: 26-49%
- Current food produced: Up to 25%
- Planned food produced: From 50-75%
- Food produced locally: Up to 25%
- Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Library, Workshop, Fire pit, Swingsets & play areas, Gym or sports area, Internet
- Internet Available: Yes, both the community and individuals provide it
- Internet Fast?: Yes, exceptionally.
- Cell Phone Service: Good for most people.
- Shared meals: About once a week
- Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
- 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.
- Additional Diet Comments:
We have a regular Sunday potuluck and sometimes other meals.
We have space for organic garden plots for any family that wishes to garden. About 10 families have gardens.
But we have some vegetarians, vegans and we try to label food to accomidate EVERYONE!
- Common Spiritual Practice(s): Ecumenical (accepts all religions or spiritual practices), Eclectic (integrates multiple religious or spiritual beliefs), 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), Coho/US