Fair Oaks EcoHousing
- Sustainable Community Living
- Efficient Appliances, Fixtures
- Sustainable Landscaping
- Sustainable Construction Practices
Hours of OperationWe are under construction. We offer Site Tours on the second Saturday and fourth Sunday of each month.
Call Marty at 916-967-2472 to reserve your place.
Our Vision is to create an inclusive, earth-friendly community that fosters supportive relationships based on respect, cooperation, and fun.The Location: We have purchased 3.7 acres of land at 4025 New York Avenue. The site is close to the American River Parkway, Fair Oaks Village, Sacramento Waldorf School, Rudolf Steiner College, and Bannister Park.
We call ourselves both EcoHousing and Cohousing.
What is EcoHousing? EcoHousing allows community members to “tread lightly” on the earth by combining Smart Growth, Green Design, & Quality of Life:
Smart Growth: Infill development reduces suburban sprawl. Walkable neighborhood and on-site activities lower the need for driving.
Green Design includes energy-efficient buildings, environmentally-friendly building materials, a small footprint, fruit trees, organic gardens, and rain gardens (on-site water retention).
Quality of Life: Sense of Community in a Safe and Nurturing Environment.
We are proud to be endorsed by the Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS).
What is Cohousing? Cohousing offers a balance of privacy and community. Cohousing combines private homes with extensive community facilities to create neighborhoods that address the needs of working parents and seniors. By combining private homes with a shared clubhouse and garden, residents experience the feeling of a small village where neighbors know and care about each other. The club house is a hub of social activity for the residents and is also available as a meeting place for neighborhood gatherings. All homes are owned by individual families, as with other ma
Community video: Watch the 8 minute video of La Querencia in Fresno to see a community in action. http://www.fresnocohousing.org/video-neighborly.htmlJoin us for a site tour! Call 916-967-2472