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.

Events

Permaculture workshop LAEV

Designing a “Perma-Circular” Economy: Wed. July 13 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Join us for an informative and provocative talk with Christian Arnsperger of the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. And a veggie potluck before the talk. Christian will argue that the there is a serious imbalance when industrial societies promote wholesale recycling without also limiting economic growth, rendering such policies essentially useless for building […]

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Worker Cooperative National Conference, July 29 – July 31, 2016 in Austin, Texas

400+ inspired participants building a new economy based on shared democratic ownership. Hundreds of democratic workplaces in all stages from concept, to conversion, to growth. Join the U.S.’s leading lenders, funders, educators and advocacy organizations supporting the cooperative economy. Plus international guests bringing their wisdom and perspectives.  And you. We all need more opportunities to share ideas, tools […]

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The Communities Conference at Twin Oaks, Virginia, Sept 2-5, 2016

The Communities Conference is held Labor Day weekend, Sept 2 – 5, at Twin Oaks Community in Louisa County, Central Virginia.  The event hosts between 150 and 200 participants, including people who are members of, interested in, and new to intentional communities and other kinds of cooperative living and working. The focus of the event […]

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A Crash Course in Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-Village: What We’ve Learned & What We Know You Can Make Happen! An all day affair with us at L.A. Eco-Village. Watch for details.

Ever wonder how we put it all together?  What works?  What doesn’t?  What we’d do differently?    And how much further our vision reaches?  And how much faster you could make it happen in your own neighborhood? A hands-on all day affair with members of the Los Angeles Eco-Village and friends covering the following topics: – […]

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Learn the Basics of Vegetable Gardening with UC Master Gardeners: Varied schedules and Neighborhoods:March, April, May, June 2016

Spring 2016 Sponsored by UC Master Gardener Program Multi-sessions in various neighborhoods.  Fees vary from free to low-cost.  Check the neighborhoods and schedules below to find a class near you.   Alan Hjelm Community Garden (Beginning) Address: Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 East Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93535 Dates: April 16, 23, 30 and […]

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Return to Your Senses – 4 sessions – L.A. Eco-Village – Watch for scheduling

Trainings for health care workers, activists, councilors* Any event that overwhelms a person’s ordinary capacity to cope: accidents, illness, birth…, may result in post traumatic symptoms that influence behaviors and  interactions. Return to Your Senses introduces you to therapeutic, engaging, un-intrusive approaches that can offer trauma-informed interactions to all clients  reduce potential re-traumatization for client with trauma histories […]

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

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 a dozen distinct Time Bank projects, some restricted […]

Contact Information

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