A living laboratory for a sustainable human future.

Wise Women of the Southeast

As women in our 30’s and 40’s, we’ve grown up with the notion that women can do anything. Thanks to our foremothers, we’ve experienced much liberation. Our life paths have taken us back even further to learn the old ways: herbal medicine, home-birth, tending animals, growing food, and sitting in circle...

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News from the Village

Greetings from Earthaven Ecovillage, where we’re enjoying the clear colors of the autumn foliage and sky, the feel of cooler temperatures, and the sounds of acorns plunking on the metal roofs and valley floor. The Forest Garden Learning Center has a new patio on the north side of the greenhouse....

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Thank You, Transition Towns!

By Diana Leafe Christian, Earthaven Airspinner Some of my friends in Ashland, Oregon celebrating their town’s Transition Initiative with a parade and floats!           The way I see it, Transition Towns (now called Transition Initiatives) are doing exactly what Ecovillage activists...

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We Fly Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease

by: Diana Leafe Christian           Earthaven founders were emphatic about naming things differently than in the world of business and bureaucracy, to take the edge off any harshness and also to bring real meaning into our administrative activities. So instead of calling our corporate officers...

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Orientation: Permaculture and Land Use at Earthaven…and More!

by Arjuna da Silva We’ve known for quite a few years that new members coming into Earthaven needed a lot more coaching about our history, plans, policies and practices than they were able to get through the normal course of a Provisional Membership. We’ve required and offered trainings in Consensus...

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Upcoming Events

Flowing creek with statue at Earthaven Ecovillage

Nature as Medicine — Gaia and Your Health, Vitality, and Spiritual Unfoldment

FIVE MONDAYS: 3-5 EST: DEC 6, 13, 20, 27; JAN 3

Learn how to take care of your body in a way that enables spiritual unfoldment and supports joyful living.

As our lives have become more complicated and organized around technological advances, our health has faltered. This series will look at how interlinked the health of our bodies is with the health of Gaia, and the ways in which genuine healing can address both.

 

Virtual Earthaven Tour

Wednesday, December 8 @ 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!

Thriving in Relationships — Five Tools for Success

Five Mondays 7 – 9 EST: Jan 10, 17, 23, 31; Feb 7

Join Steve Torma in this deep dive to learn five key relationship tools: gratitude & appreciation, empathy, honest expression, needs-based negotiation, and relationship repair. These tools can improving all types of relationships, including with friends, family, co-workers, community members, and even within oneself.

Earthaven Ecovillage Visitor Weekend

May 27-30, 2022

This service-learning program introduces participants in the community life of Earthaven Ecovillage. The class gives participants an inside look at the radical social and ecological experimentation that has taken place in this land-based community over the past 27 years.