There are different options depending on the season and availability.  Living off-grid is austere and requires extra work and time.   Our facilities are rustic but clean and green.

  • spring water
  • sun-heated showers
  • solar power
  • internet available
  • communal cabin, library
  • seasonal garden produce


  •  RV/camper/tent spots
  •  outhouse 


  •  available for short term visits 
  •  chopped wood for fireplace (no fires in summer)


  •   no running hot water, instead solar and wood heated buckets
  •   outhouse (no indoor toilet)
  •   mosquitos, rodents, rattlesnakes (in the summer)
  •   cold nights year round (we live in mountains)

We live in a high altitude valley surrounded by mountains, so weather can be extremely cold or windy.  

People need to spend time here as a guest and/or worker before making long term living decisions.


Eco Village map

Public Access Areas in Saranagati and Vedic Eco Village

Hotels in Cache Creek are 20 minutes away.

Living @ Vedic Eco Village

We cultivate an environment of love, peace, truth, honesty, ahimsa, self-sufficiency, permaculture and cow protection

Living Standards

  • Respect for all people and faiths
  • Minimal screen time, devices, etc.
  • Minimal plastics. We’re each responsible for the garbage we bring in and generate.
  • No smoking, alcohol or drug use.
  • No scents, perfumes, deodorants, chemical shampoos, laundry or soaps
  • No outdoor fires from June to October.
  • No gas-powered tools or generators
  • No gas-powered vehicles, motorcycles, quads, atv, etc
  • Bring your own bedding toilet paper, towels and natural soaps

Eating Standards

  • Ahimsa preparation.  no meat, fish, eggs, commercial dairy, mushroom, garlic, onions or junk food
  • Donations of fresh organic produce, ghee, gur is appreciated.  Please no processed food, no junk food.
  • Honoring of prasad without Prajalpa (idle speech about mundane news, politics and events)

Work Trade & Even Energy Exchange

We provide accommodations, food from the garden & root cellar, clean spring water, solar showers, internet and power.  In exchange for 10 hours of work a week or about 2 hours/day... less if you are living in our own RV/camper/tent.

  • Villagers do not pay to live here, or get paid -  this helps to maintain good friendships!
  • No money is exchanged, rather goods (ie. food, crafts) and services (ie. farm labour, construction) are traded