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Woodslore & Wildwoods Wisdom: Stories, Songs and Lore Celebrating the Natural World

with Doug Elliott

at Earthaven Ecovillage | near Asheville, NC

School of Integrated Living presents DOUG ELLIOTT, well-known storyteller, humorist and naturalist!

Doug will be joined by Michael Ismerio, well-known fiddler, song keeper, and storyteller for an evening of laughter, connection, and learning.

6:30pm Dinner (available if pre-ordered below)
7:30pm Stories and Songs in the Earthaven Ecovillage Council Hall

Suggested donation for evening storytelling evening: $10-20
Give what you can, receive what you need.
All proceeds will be collected at the door and go directly to Doug.

Co-sponsored by The Academy of Forest Kindergarten Teachers and School of Integrated Living as a part of the 8th Annual Reaching Nature Connection Conference whose 2019 East Coast theme is Storytelling.

Directions to Earthaven


A delicious, omnivorous dinner is prepared by talented culinary artists from the Earthaven community. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available.

As much food as possible is sourced from Earthaven and its surrounding farms and gardens, with some ingredients sourced from local grocery stores. Our meals are created with seasonal, local, fresh, wildcrafted, humanely-raised, and organic ingredients.

If you'd like to begin your evening with a dinner please reserve it via the online shopping cart below.

  • Dinner: $12/person

Reserve your Dinner

Register: Fill out the dinner registration form. (Your meal is not reserved until your payment is received.)

Payment: Use the cart below to purchase your meal, then select "Add to Cart." After the page refreshes, select the "Checkout with PayPal" option and continue through the PayPal website.

Once you "Add to Cart" you will be able to modify the number of meals you are ordering.
Price: $12.00

We also accept checks or money orders payable to the following address and note "Storytelling Dinner" in the memo field:

School of Integrated Living
11 Full Circle Trail
Black Mountain, NC 28711

Check out Earthaven Experience Week

Join the homesteads, farms, and businesses of Earthaven Ecovillage for a hands-on, skill-building immersion in sustainable and climate-resilient community life. The learning journey weaves large-group discussions and classes together with intimate hands-on experiences in the village and farms alongside community members.

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