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Joanie Freeman       434-987-1026

480 Rio Rd E      Charlottesville, VA 22901

Events and Programs – We host a variety of Events and programs open to everyone in the community. Visit out Events Calendar and the Center for Healthy Living Page to find out more.

Play Groups – We host two outdoor pre-school play groups each week at the EcoVillage. We meet on Monday and Thursday mornings. If you’d like more information, contact Rose at

Volunteers – We love volunteers! Our volunteer projects currently include gardening, animal care (goats, chickens and bees), landscaping, and general repair. Please contact Joanie to get involved if you’d like to help us!

Donors and Investors – Contact David to get involved

Future Residents – Learn more about living at EcoVillage Charlottesville by joining our Future Residents email list and attending our monthly meetings for future residents. You can see our latest design plans here.

Join a Committee:  Would you like to be a proactive part of building the EcoVillage C’Ville community?

  • The Communications Committee is responsible for designing, maintaining, and continually improving our online presence, including our website and Facebook page and blog. Contact Joanie to get involved
  • The Design Committee is responsible, with oversight by the Board of Directors, for developing options, plans, and concepts for site development that are in alignment with the vision and mission of the EcoVillage. This includes, but is not limited to: design of the site, open areas, gardens, orchards, food forests, dwellings, and structures; and design of the site utilities infrastructure and roads. Contact Chris to get involved
  • The Finance Committee is responsible, with oversight by the Board of Directors, for designing, maintaining, and guiding the implementation of a business plan, taking into account the vision and mission. Contact David to get involved
  • The Outreach and Volunteer Committee is responsible, with oversight by the Board of Directors, for doing outreach for board members, committee members and supporters of the EcoVillage to reflect the population diversity of the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County; and assisting in bringing interested people up to date with the vision, mission and objectives of the EcoVillage Charlottesville. Contact Joanie to get involved


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