Formed: 2007 Established: 2007
This page last updated:1/20/2013
(intersection of SE Cora and 37th Avenue)
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Kailash Ecovillage is a 32-unit apartment complex and a two unit house (using a rental model) in inner southeast Portland, Oregon, with a sustainable orientation. We are creating a community promoting sustainable practices such as extensive recycling, organic (emphasizing veganic approaches) gardening and composting, permaculture, bicycle and public transportation use, vehicle sharing, and rainwater and solar energy harvesting.
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This page last updated:1/20/2013
Visitor Process: Contact us via email to arrange a visit.
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
By the community leader
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(minimum 4 work parties and 4 meetings per year)
Land and Buildings
1.8 acres (0.7 hectares)
Land Owned By:
A subgroup of community members
Number of Residences:
(30 one-bedroom units, one 2-bedroom unit, and 1 8-bed male dormitory in one building, adjacent 2 unit house is under renovation)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(We're planning on de-paving half of the parking space for more food production.)
Share Community Meals:
(Endeavoring to have frequent shared meals.)
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(Common room kitchen is strictly vegan.)
(Vegan community gatherings, Omnivorous in individual private unit.)
Common Spiritual Practices:
(We have created meditation space in our guest room.)
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
(We honor parents' wishes.)
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