Formed: 2006 Established: 2007
This page last updated:4/5/2013
Bay View Ecovillage
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The Bay View Ecovillage is a diverse, urban intentional community focused on social connections and environmental action. Located in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, only blocks from Lake Michigan, we believe quality of life increases as our "footprint" decreases. Representing multiple different decades of experience, we have 11 members living in two duplexes.
Community location is placed at the center of the zip/postal code, city/state, or city/country (not based on street addresses)
Former/Other Names: BVE, BVEV, BayViewEcovillage
This page last updated:4/5/2013
(Visitors are welcome to call to schedule a visit, or browse our website for other contact options.)
Visitor Process: Visitors can find more information on our website.
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):
(8 adults and 3 children)
Leadership Core Group:
(We do have 3 founders, 2 of whom own the houses we live in.)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
(We share meals, shovelling, a garden and other incidentals and everyone is expected to attend our weekly meetings)
Land and Buildings
0.2 acres (0.1 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Individual community member(s)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(We're hoping to move up to the next level this year!)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(Nearly all community meals are vegetarian, gluten-free and soy-free)
(Wine is somewhat common at our meals.)
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
:: Unitarian Universalist
:: Paganism/Earth Religions
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