Transcript of What is Earthaven?
Hi. I’m Dimitri.
Hi. I’m NikkiAnne.
I’m Courtney Brooke.
And we’re at Earthaven EcoVillage.
Where we are trying to answer the question, What is Earthaven?
And the simple answer is we’re this ecovillage that’s in Southern...
There are about 125 of us living at Earthaven in rural Western North Carolina carving out land-based lives in the forest.
Earthaven Ecovillage started in 1994 and for over 25 years has been experimenting with physical, social, and economic systems that embody a different way of being.
by Diana Leafe Christian
Over a hundred people from all over the US gathered at Earthaven, June 4-7, for “Restorative Circles in Our Communities,” a conference with Restorative Circles (RC) founder Dominic Barter and facilitator/trainers Karl Stayaert and “Duke” Duchscherer. All three, as well as...
Last month our friends and favorite facilitators Violetta Ilkiw and Alex Bulkin left after a 10-month internship as our bi-monthly weekend “group conflict and organizational change” cross-mentors.
We’re “cross-mentors” because we were mentoring them in the challenges of doing their humble work in...
By Alice Henry
“In communities plagued with conflict, of course plain old interpersonal conflict is often going on. But the group is usually also experiencing what I call ‘structural conflict.’ This is where certain important ‘structures’ are missing. This alone can...
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.