by Jonathan Swiftcreek, Earthaven provisional member
Jonathan and eli Swiftcreek are on a membership track at Earthaven Ecovillage. Their search for community began in 2007 with a shared living situation in Asheville and continues on with their life at Earthaven.
After living in the...
Written by Jonathan Swiftcreek
The First Steps Towards Earthaven
The joint story of eli (lower case intentional) and me, our search for community, and two years later, our move to Earthaven, began in April 2007, in Asheville, NC. We had met recently, connected through community-oriented...
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