Source: Unusual Business http://www.unusualbusiness.nl/en/stories/living-together-de-klopvaart/
|Name||Crops Garden Overvecht|
|Community||Level||Street / Resident|
|Year of beginning||1984|
|People involved||100 people, 85 adults and 15 children|
|Who started the initiative (NGO, public administration, association||–|
|Type of commons||Shared spaces|
|Object||De Klopvaar is a project created for and by residents in order to establish an intentional community of around 85 adults and 15 children located in the neighborhood of Overvecht, Utrecht.The community was legally registered as an association and founded in 1984. It is not a new lifestyle coming from economic necessity, because people decided to live together with like-minded others. The community has its own organizational structure, with several levels of organization in commissions, which have their own rules to ensure the integrity of shared spaces. Maintaining the garden of the is also the responsibility of the occupants.
De Klopvaar is an important example of a self-organized commons in Utrecht .