Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 486 8222
The founding house of Cooperative Roots was obtained by a collection
of fomer members of the University Students Cooperative Association.
Through contacts with the Seventh Generation Land Trust, a 3-story
residence was located in South Berkeley. The house is located across
the street from Malcom X Elementary School and a few blocks from
the Ashby BART station.
An agreement has been reached with the current owner to purchase
the property, pending renovations to make the house habitable for
a larger number of occupants. Life at the house is an experiment
in community. Residents share everything from chores to democractic
decision-making. Food is bought and consumed in large quantities.