A living laboratory for a sustainable human future.

Tours and Camping


The School of Integrated Living (SOIL) offers in-person and virtual tours of Earthaven. Book a tour today!

In-Person Tours

Most Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Arrive at 9:45). $25 per adult (kids free).

2021: March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4, 11, 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 13, 27; December 11, 25.

Online registration is open for the tours through April. To register, select the link for the number of adults in your party. This is an outdoor walking tour, so be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Please bring your own food if you think you’ll get hungry. Our rule about pets (no matter how lovable they may be) is never bring them. More information.

Virtual Tours

If you can't visit in person, experience Earthaven through a live, online, two-hour presentation followed by Q&A. The tour examines the concept of sustainability at Earthaven through social, ecological, and economic lenses. More information and Registration.

Customized Tours

The School of Integrated Living (SOIL) offers customized in-person and virtual tours for groups. For information and scheduling, contact SOIL. Also, check our calendar for classes, events, and tours.


The campground is open until November 8, 2021.

You must have an in-person tour of Earthaven to be eligible to camp. The campground is open to the public by reservation only. Supporting members are entitled to one week of free camping annually, and discounted rates thereafter. Water is available at the campground, but please bring your own food. Earthaven does not have facilities to serve food to the public. Contact SOIL to make a reservation.

Visiting in Person

Please do not arrive at Earthaven without having made confirmed arrangements in advance. To foster safety for all, Earthaven requests the following of in-person visitors:

  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • If you might have been exposed to COVID-19 or traveled from a high-risk area, plan your visit and tour for a later date.
  • Clean and sanitize any surfaces you are in contact with while at Earthaven.
  • Avoid close contact (6 feet) with anyone outside your household.
  • Bring the following:
    • A pen to sign the liability waiver
    • Exact change for the tour payment ($15-30 sliding scale)
    • A water bottle
    • A face covering, in case you enter a building
    • Hand sanitizer, if you have a preferred type

See How to Get HereMaps of Earthaven, and Earthaven Weather. We are located in two counties, Buncombe and Rutherford. COVID-19 updates for every county are on the state dashboard. 


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Mailing Address

Earthaven Ecovillage
5 Consensus Circle
Black Mountain, NC 28711

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About Us

Earthaven is an aspiring ecovillage in a mountain forest setting near Asheville, North Carolina. We are dedicated to caring for people and the Earth by learning, living, and demonstrating a holistic, sustainable culture.

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