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Author: Debbie

Debbie Lienhart has been an Earthaven Ecovillage member since 2008 and is a Director of Earthaven's School of Integrated Living.

Finding Community with Diana Leafe Christian

Earthaven Ecovillage Podcast Finding Community with Diana Leafe Christian Broadcast January 21, 2021 Featuring: Diana Leafe Christian, Sara Carter International communities expert Diana Leafe Christian shares what she learned from interviewing people from successful and failed communities,...

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Life in Community with Steve Torma

Earthaven Ecovillage Podcast Life in Community with Steve Torma Broadcast December 7, 2020Featuring: Steve Torma, Eric Wolf In this episode, Earthaven member and SOIL Faculty member Steve Torma discusses his life in community, starting with growing up in a large family, creating an intentional...

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Lessons from a Life in Community with Lee Warren

Earthaven Ecovillage Podcast Lessons from a Life in Community with Lee Warren Broadcast December 26, 2020Featuring: Lee Warren, Sara Carter In this episode, Earthaven member and School of Integrated Living co-founder Lee Warren shares what she has learned living in community for 27 years. Lee ...

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Processing pawpaws: Looking forward and looking back

    I first learned about pawpaws from Chuck Marsh. He was an enthusiastic advocate of new and under-appreciated fruit. When I became a partner in the nursery in 2010 we gathered and planted selected pawpaw varieties everywhere—his yard, at the nursery, and in Geoffrey’s and my orchard....

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Hut Hamlet Installs New Electric MicroGrid by Chris Farmer

by Chris Farmer Brandon and Farmer with the microgrid solar panels In June, residents of the Hut Hamlet became owners/users of the first electric microgrid at Earthaven! Chris Farmer designed the grid with help from Brandon Greenstein. Code for mastering, monitoring and metering usage was written...

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Chris Farmer presents his dream for an Appalachian Machu Picchu

One of the ways Earthaven honors longtime members is with Member Appreciation evenings – where the person tells their life story. In this clip from his story, Chris Farmer presents his vision for creating an Appalachian version of Machu Picchu in our village. Video of Appalachian Machu Picchu   Transcription...

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