A living laboratory for a sustainable human future.
Author: Gabriel Vieira
Gabriel Vieira is a father, retired circus performer, aspiring milpa farmer, and radical educator. Having been blessed with a long string of amazing teachers in a wide variety of settings, Gabriel has recently begun to grow into his own vocation as a teacher, founding The Village School at Earthaven Ecovillage. Gabriel sees his role as that of a mentor, guiding students along the often rocky path of their own unfolding relationship with themselves and the more-than-human world through careful observation, modeling, and the creation of a container that both nurtures and challenges their bodies, hearts, and minds.
Part 1 Moving to the Forest Garden
Gabriel: I am really excited because the village school is moving to a new location. We’re going to be out here in the forest gardens. Behind me, right here is the forest garden. An area that’s been through a million different iterations, different teams,...
This week at The Village School for 7- to 9-year-olds…
from Gabriel Vieira, Village School Creative Director
What’s Happening at School this Week?
Well, between last week and this one Spring seems to have settled in to stay. Daffodils are blooming, and more days than not its...
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!
Buzzard Wrestling, Turtle Chasing, and Other Wild Tales
Stories, songs, and lore celebrating our human connection to some amazing wild critters. The program is flavored with lively tunes, fantastic folklore, natural history fact stranger than fiction, and more than a few belly laughs.
Do you want to learn skills, gain insights and get to know the Earthaven community? Get an inside look at the radical social and ecological experimentation that has taken place in this land-based community for over 27 years.