May 26, 2016, 12:27pm EDT
July 13, 2018
Avalon Village moves forward with plans for Blue Moon Cafe and Greenhouse
The community-led village in Highland Park is close to finishing the Homework House and just took a big step in clearing the way for a cafe and greenhouse.
September 23, 2016
Avalon Village celebrates Grand Opening all weekend
The community is welcome to celebrate with the village this weekend. Here’s a look at their progress so far.
September 15, 2016
Highland Park’s Avalon Village to receive prefab house
It’s a gift from The Ellen Degeneres Show and Cocoon9
September 9, 2016
Avalon Village will get a solar roof; Mama Shu to appear on Ellen show
A lot is happening as they prepare for their September 23 Grand Opening to turn blight into beauty in Highland Park.
August 2, 2016
Avalon Village update: Anthem video released, volunteer opportunities, upcoming events
Avalon Village, a community that’s turning a blighted neighborhood into a self-sustaining eco-village, has been busy the past couple months. Here are some updates.
June 24, 2016
Avalon Village raises $243K; Continues to rebuild Highland Park neighborhood
The group is working to turn their blighted Highland Park neighborhood into a safe space for children and to build economic opportunity for women.
June 14, 2016
Avalon Village updates: concrete poured, $115K raised through crowdfunding
In the weeks since we last visited the eco-village in Highland Park, concrete has been poured for the Goddess Marketplace, the Homework House is getting gutted, and over $115,000 has been raised through Kickstarter.
May 26, 2016
A Sustainable Eco-Village is Rising in Highland Park
Avalon Village will promote self-sufficiency, learning, and economic development in a community where services have been reduced or eliminated.