Our dear apartment managers of the past several years, John and Sandy Maliga, are retiring and moving north to be closer to grandchildren. What a treat it has been to have this team with us for almost five years, and I’m happy for them to be closer to family.
Entrance to main building in L.A. Eco-Village
And so we are searching for a Resident Manager for our 45 unit Urban Soil-Tierra Urbana Limited Equity Housing Cooperative right here in the Los Angeles Eco-Village.
If you, or someone or some bodies, you know might be interested and qualified in joining our Management Team in our intensely urban intentional community, please see our Job Description and required and desired qualifications here And submit your letter and resume to:
Also, please help us spread the word.
Note that our public tour schedule of LAEV can be found here: http://laecovillage.org/home/tours/
If you missed this one a few years ago don’t worry, Jimmy the bike messenger Jedi is timeless.
An exterior view of the Bimini Hot Springs building, circa 1920. From Wikipedia.
A resident of the L.A Eco-Village wrote this article in 2001: The Spirit of Bimini. Bimini Place is the street where we are located, and it was named after a chain of islands in the Bahamas where Juan Ponce de Leon once searched for the fountain of youth. Well, to be more accurate, it was named after the Bimini Baths, a bathhouse with natural hot springs that was operated here in the 1920’s.
The article is written in the first person, as if the place where telling its story. It’s an interesting read. Thanks to T.H. Culhane for having been part of our history.
This L.A times article published on January 22, 2018 mentions the L.A Eco-Village. Turns out saving water also conserves energy. Sometimes efforts compound nicely.
Success is measured in justice not in dollars.
Jimmy Never disappoints when it comes to talking to the media. This interview with VoyageLa is no exception. He talks about his history, current plans and the ongoing bike studio where he hosts monthly karaoke parties. You can find Relámpago Wheelery on Facebook, Instagram or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We thinned out so many fully grown banana plants that I thought they would overwhelm our compost systems. Reluctantly I gave the order, Prepare them for the green bins!
Bagged banana plants
Fortunately, the green bins were full, so every time I passed the bags of plants, I sensed their plea: Don’t sent us away. We’ll help the compost. We’re full of water.
Water leaked from banana plants through the hole in the wheelbarrow until I positioned it over the compost.
And so they changed my mind. I’m chopping them up and adding them to the bottom 2 layers of both the in-ground-lasagna-style compost and the hot compost.
A light-hearted collection of vignettes and an introducction to the concept of “Giraffing“. It was published last year but the production dates a few years back. Thank you urbantreehouse.tv!