At Earthaven Ecovillage, we do a lot more “chop wood, carry water” than the average American.
In some ways it makes life harder and in some ways it makes life better. Taking care of the physical world so that it can take care of me helps me stay embodied, humble, and connected to this great...
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NikiAnne: Oh my gosh, I love my firewood. Thanks to my partner Chris Farmer who built this!
This is under a plastic like greenhouse roofing corrugated that allows a lot of sun to get through. Keeps it dry and we have cut it to really short lengths so that it fits in our...
by Mana Vermeulen-Mcleod
Johnny McLeod is our resident tree climber. He loves hanging out high in the canopies, often overlooking some amazing vistas here in our Blue Ridge Mountains.
He started his climbing career in Arkansas some ten years ago and brought his skills to our ecovillage. These...
And Other Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood News
Jenna, Marie, and Liz enjoy Sugar Baby Watermelon from the Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood garden.
“I never even liked watermelon before now” says Liz Diaz.
Small and sweet with a green rind, red flesh, and...
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.