A living laboratory for a sustainable human future.

New Online Courses

In December, we announced that Earthaven’s non-profit, Culture’s Edge, and the School of Integrated Living (SOIL) had merged, and announced a new program of online workshops.

Interested in learning more about Earthaven?

Join our series of workshops about Earthaven infrastructure with Lee Warren. Each two-hour workshop will explore one of the permaculture ethics — earth care, people care, and fair share.

  • Place-Based Living: An overview of the regenerative systems that provide our homes, power, water, food and medicine. January 30
  • Village Economics: The ins and outs of money and wealth at Earthaven Ecovillage. March 20
  • People Care: An overview of the social, emotional, and relational aspects of village life. April 17

Considering joining Earthaven or another ecovillage or intentional community?

Learn how to research, visit, evaluate, and join the ecovillage or intentional community of your dreams with Diana Leafe Christian. To meet Diana and get a taste for the workshop, sign up for the FREE overview.

Want easier and more satisfying relationships in your life?

Improve your interpersonal communication skills through the practice of nonviolent communication. Steve Torma provides a safe environment for learning and practicing key NVC skills. To meet Steve and get a taste for the workshop, sign up for the FREE overview.

  • FREE overview: Monday, February 1
  • Eight session workshop: Mondays, February 8 – March 29, $280
    For even better relationships, bring a friend, partner, or lover for half price!

Meet the instructors

Diana Leafe Christian

Diana is author of Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities and Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community. She speaks at conferences, offers consultations, and leads webinars and workshops internationally.

Lee Warren

Lee is a sustainability professional with 25 years of experience envisioning, designing, and living innovative solutions to organic food systems, intentional community, and sustainability education. She’s been living in rural, land-based community since 1995 and at Earthaven Ecovillage since 2000.

Steve Torma

As a lifelong peace, justice, and ecology educator and activist with over 40 years of community living, Steve has sought to integrate personal and social transformation in his own life, in the communities in which he lives, and in the larger society. He is passionate about integral living and thinking to create a more just and sustainable world.

Join a Community, NVC, people care, place-based living, village economics

Lee Warren

Lee Warren is reclaiming wisdom through conscious relating with self, land, and others. She has 25 years of experience envisioning, designing, and living innovative solutions to mutually empowered relationships, land-based food systems, residential community, non-violent communication, and sustainability education. She is the principal and founder of Reclaiming Wisdom, a co-founder of SOIL, School of Integrated Living, and a proponent of regenerative systems, consent culture, and authentic living. Lee is a writer, teacher, and activist, with a passion for embodiment practices, rural wisdom, sustainable economics, conscious dying, and community of all kinds.

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Upcoming Events

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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

Mondays 7 – 9 pm Eastern. January 10, 17, 23, 31; February 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.