What is an Intentional Community?

An intentional community is a planned neighborhood designed for a high degree of social cohesion and teamwork.  An ecovillage is a type of intentional community.  Intentional Community includes more than just ecovillages; it includes cohousing, residential land trusts, communes, co-ops, and housing cooperatives. These communities offer hope and support. Learn more at ic.org.

What’s Enright Ridge Ecovillage all About?

Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage is an environmentally focused non-profit located in Cincinnati’s East Price Hill neighborhood. Our mission is to be an ecologically responsible community, sharing ideas, resources, and a reverence for the Earth. Through a shared sense of place, transparent governance, community projects, and education, we are striving to create and preserve a sustainableContinue reading “What’s Enright Ridge Ecovillage all About?”

What is CSA?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, an initiative that brings locally sourced food straight to your table! Over the last 25 years, CSA has become a popular and mindful method of grocery shopping. This process creates a symbiotic relationship between farmers and consumers, where both parties benefit alongside the Earth. Typically, farmers will offer “shares”Continue reading “What is CSA?”

What is an ecovillage?

An eco-village is a community with a goal of becoming more socially, culturally, economically, and/or ecologically sustainable.   So, how does an ecovillage accomplish this goal? First, people involved in the ecovillage must establish a specific vision and mission that supports these goals. From there, the eco-village can impact a larger community. It is important to note thatContinue reading “What is an ecovillage?”