The Los Angeles Eco-Village Intentional Community consists of approximately 40 folks who have moved to the neighborhood to live more ecologically and more cooperatively. Most of us are demonstrating the processes—ecologically, economically, and socially —that manifest an ecovillage. We are raising the quality of community life while lowering our environmental impacts, and expanding public awareness about more sustainable urban living.

The Los Angeles Eco-Village neighborhood, a place name, consists of the two blocks of Bimini and White House Place in the north end of the Wilshire Center/Koreatown area of Los Angeles.

This website is our virtual home and a gateway to our family of organizations working toward ever greater manifestation of the LAEV vision.

Calendar of Events

Events

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The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape, a book talk with author Laura Allen. Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Are you looking for ways to save water — or money? This accessible guide by Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, explains how to use water smartly and efficiently, increasing supply, saving money, reducing wear on your septic system, and fulfilling your home and garden needs. She describes proven conservation techniques, explains how to create a […]

Film Screening: “Brilliant Soil” Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

About the Award-Winning Film “Brilliant Soil” — This touching and urgent film deals with the use of lead-based glazes on pottery from Michoacan and how this toxic element affects the quality of life and health of the artisans. More info on the film: www.brilliantsoil.org You can see the trailer here: http://youtu.be/txqI6C-_YlE Dignicraft artist and film […]

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Rocket Stove & Sustainable Architecture Combined Workshop! April 19 – 26, 2015 at Cal-Earth, Hesperia CA

Come join Cal-Earth as we combine sustainable architecture with sustainable heating systems! This combination workshop is very hands-on and is geared towards anyone who wants to learn to build and create a useable space right away. In this workshop you will learn how to build your own house and how to build a super high-efficiency rocket […]

WestCo | April 24-26, 2015 | Berkeley, CA

WestCo, an annual conference for members of cooperatives in the Western United States and Canada, will be held this year in Berkeley, CA from April 24th through 26th. WestCo is a space for local cooperators to build community, attend educational workshops and social events, and celebrate their common interests and experiences. This year’s conference is […]

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Call for Papers by May 15, 2015 for Communal Studies Association Conference October 1-3, 2015 in Pleasant Hill Kentucky

Call for Papers Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Conference Marking the Land:  How Intentional Communities Shape Their Surrounding Physical & Social Landscapes The 2015 Conference of the Communal Studies Association will be held at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. In 1806, Shaker missionary visits to this area stimulated religious revivals and Shaker conversions which led to the […]

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National Cohousing Conference – May 29-31, 2015 in Durham NC

The conference promises amazing offerings: from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, to potent ways to enhance our vibrant communities.We’ll cover cohousing basics as well as hot topics in sustainability, community building, and the evolving definition of cohousing. Our “next generation theme,” will explore the new wave of urban, senior and agricultural communities, […]

Lessons Learned from Living in Community

– Love not someone whom you see eye to eye, but is looking in the same direction. – Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. – A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard

Urban Permaculture – 6 month Design Certificate course weekends October 2014 thru March 2015 Los Angeles

The Garden Becomes the Metaphor A Certificate Course for Design Professionals, Land Managers & Homeowners.  This is a 72-hour course offered on the first weekend of every month for 6 months. Oct 2014 – Mar 2015  http://www.cityofangelspermaculture.com The Permaculture Design Course has truly transformed the lives and enhanced the careers of thousands of people around […]

Barter for Knowledge – Trade School Los Angeles: On-Going

Take a class through bartering with your teacher at Trade School Los Angeles. Classes are open to the public. We believe that everyone has something to offer, and that mutual exchange is a positive & powerful tool for building a community. Sign up below and learn something new! Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that […]

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Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting. 3rd Tue of each month at 6:00 pm

What:       Rampart Village Neighborhood Council Meeting Where:     155 No. Occidental Blvd., LA 90026 When:     Third Tuesdays at 6pm 2014   More information: The Rampart Village Neighborhood Council meets the 3rd Tuesday each month at 6 pm.  The 11 member Council frequently takes up issues of urban sustainability in the L.A. Eco-Village and adjacent […]

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Time Bank Orientations and Potluck generally monthly. Inquire about Membership

There are time banks now in 13 LA area neighborhoods, including: – Altadena – Boyle Heights – Downtown Los Angeles – Echo Park – Glendale – Koreatown – Lincoln Heights – Los Feliz – Northeast LA – Pasadena – Silverlake – West Adams – Westside There are nine distinct Time Bank projects, some restricted to […]

Contact Information

117 Bimini Place #221
Los Angeles CA 90004
crsp@igc.org