The mission of EarthArt Village is to be a model wholistic, sustainable community; living harmoniously with the Earth, sharing resources and responsibilities; and balancing the common good of the group with the well being of each member.
EarthArt Village (EAV) is organized as a cooperative association for land and building ownership, membership structure, decision-making (consensus) and infrastructure development (power, water, waste management, shared facilities, etc.) EAV will include full and part-time residents, non-resident members, and guests, to achieve a healthy diversity of involvement, and a balance of the necessary skills and talents for cooperative activities.
EAV owns 480 acres in the Northeast San Luis Valley. All residences, including the common infrastructure, are planned on the top 160 acres of the land. A preservation program to maintain the majority of land as open space, and for agricultural, recreational and wildlife use will be designed. The EarthArt Village land will not be sub-divided.
EarthArt Institute, a non-profit educational, scientific, charitable organization leases land and facilities from the cooperative and conducts educational programs and cultural activities within the living context of EarthArt Village.
- Current members: 2
- Current collaborators: 2
Non-working Guests welcome, Work Exchange welcome, Volunteers welcome,