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Jillian’s Experience Weekend Adventure

“It is not easy to do what love requires, to abandon the security I have come to rely on. I decided to follow the advice of the Prophet Nike who said, ‘Just do it.’” – Fredd Lenn, Into the Heart of Everything A churning in my soul and a restlessness in my heart signaled to me that I needed a...

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Spend A Week At My Place

We will play, we will tour, we will work, we will talk, we will learn, we will connect, we will grow. If you’ve been thinking of visiting or moving or emulating or experiencing Earthaven Ecovillage, now is your chance. You will experience many aspects of our imperfect but valiant attempts...

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Are We At The End Of The Experiment?

I just learned about this word: “Anthropocene,” which is a proposed geological epoch starting with “significant human impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystems,” including, but not limited to, anthropogenic climate change. I pulled that from Wikipedia. But the concept that humans are creating...

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Making Biochar

Have you caught the biochar fever? We certainly have. About ten years ago, many of us watched a YouTube documentary called The Secret of Eldorado and got wildly excited about the possibilities of biochar. Biochar is a kind of charcoal made by burning carbon in a way that produces a stable amendment...

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Robbie Wheelock reflecting on Earthaven Ecovillage Experience Week

(Transcript from video) Hey there. I’m Robbie Wheelock. And I was a participant of the Earthaven Experience Week. Being from Asheville, and being from school at the time, that was something that I felt would be a good supplement to the education I was receiving. There was a lot of hard learning...

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