A living laboratory for a sustainable human future.

Articles about Earthaven and Sustainability

Our vision is that, in the midst of planetary change, the Earthaven experiment helps inform and inspire a global flowering of bioregionally appropriate cultures. To help realize this vision, we are providing links below to articles and other resources about Earthaven and building sustainable community.

Resources

Articles

December 2020 Lessons from a Life in Community with Lee Warren Podcast and Transcript

January 2020 Article on Intentional Communities in the New York Times Magazine.

Overview of Earthaven Facts by the DREEM Reality Ecovillage Research Project.

Theory of Everything’s 2017 podcast about Permaculture, Earthaven, and Utopia.

Best off-the-grid Communities in the US by CarRentals.com

Chapter on Earthaven from 2013 book Ecovillages by Karen Liftin.

2006 Washington Post Article about Earthaven, by Joel Achenbach.

Earthaven Ecovillage Economics by Diana Leafe Christian.

Towards a Joyful Economics by Helen Zuman

Community Seekers Describe Earthaven by Mary Rives and Keith Carlson.

Communities We Want to Live In by Ecosalon.

Best Places to Go Off Grid, by Off the Grid News.

49 Photographs from Spring 2011, by Nate Oxenfeld.

101 Photographs from August 2008, by Gerry Canavan.

Two college students visit Earthaven Ecovillage, by Nate Oxenfeld.

A Local History of the Land at and Surrounding Earthaven, by Thrisa Murphy

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Earthaven Tour

Sunday September 14 @ 2 – 4 pm EDT

There’s nothing like experiencing ecovillage life first hand, but taking a virtual tour of Earthaven is a close second! 

The tour highlights ways in which Earthaven is striving to be a holistic, sustainable culture. The introductory overview tour examines the concept of sustainability at Earthaven through social, ecological, and economic lenses. Not only will you get a glimpse of what has worked through time, but also hear about what has been challenging. And you will have a chance to ask questions!

Deep Ecology & Yoga Retreat

September 16-19, 2021

In this retreat, we will draw on the work of Deep Ecology and The Work That Reconnects to ground into our ecological identities, and the practice of yoga to integrate the work into our bodies. We will spiral through the 4 stages of The Work: Coming from Gratitude, Honoring our Pain for the World, Seeing with New Eyes, and Going Forth.

Virtual Earthaven Tour

Sunday October 13 @ 2 – 4 pm EDT

There’s nothing like experiencing ecovillage life first hand, but taking a virtual tour of Earthaven is a close second! 

The tour highlights ways in which Earthaven is striving to be a holistic, sustainable culture. The introductory overview tour examines the concept of sustainability at Earthaven through social, ecological, and economic lenses. Not only will you get a glimpse of what has worked through time, but also hear about what has been challenging. And you will have a chance to ask questions!

Virtual Earthaven Tour

Sunday November 7 @ 2 – 4 pm EDT

There’s nothing like experiencing ecovillage life first hand, but taking a virtual tour of Earthaven is a close second! 

The tour highlights ways in which Earthaven is striving to be a holistic, sustainable culture. The introductory overview tour examines the concept of sustainability at Earthaven through social, ecological, and economic lenses. Not only will you get a glimpse of what has worked through time, but also hear about what has been challenging. And you will have a chance to ask questions!

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