Online Learning Overview

Longing for the skills needed to achieve a more just and sustainable world for all?

Hungry to grow, work, and journey with others in community?

Thinking of moving to Earthaven or another intentional community and want to know more?

 

Experience a deeper connection to place and self! If you can’t come to us, let’s make a date online.

Online Workshops – ranging from one to seven sessions led by an instructor in real time.

Live Virtual Tours – an interactive journey through Earthaven Ecovillage with a community member as your guide. The tour includes a slideshow presentation followed by Q&A. 

Integrated Living Podcast – audio recordings hosted by Earthaven community members, featuring interviews about different aspects of integrated living and community. [FREE]

SOIL Compositions – essays, interviews, articles, and stories that introduce the wide range of philosophies, wisdom, and teachings that have influenced us. [FREE]

Online learning at SOIL

Upcoming Online Offerings

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Virtual Ecovillage Tour

Saturday, January 23
2 – 4 pm

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. You will get a glimpse of what has worked through time and also hear about what has been challenging.

Green-built house with gardens and solar hot water

Place-Based Living

Saturday, January 30
3 – 5 pm

Visitors to Earthaven Ecovillage are often surprised to hear that we are not yet fully sustainable or 100% self-sufficient. In this workshop, Lee Warren, defines the context and describe the journey of moving from a consumer culture to a land-based, place-based life.

Gathering circle at Earthaven Ecovillage

Finding Your Community Home

Thursdays, February 11 – March 25
8 – 9:30 pm

Intentional communities expert, Diana Leafe Christian, will lead you through an exploration of intentional communities, helping you find what you are lookin for and also what to look out for.

The workshop has seven weekly sessions, each about a different aspect of intentional communities.

Compassionate communication

Compassionate Communication in Community

Mondays, February 8 – March 29
7 – 9 pm

Interpersonal communication is a core skill for individual and collective success. The closer you are living together, the more you need to be skilled in compassionate communication. In this workshop, Steve Torma applies the teachings of nonviolent communication to community living.

The workshop has eight weekly sessions.

Two women caring for a baby

People Care

Saturday, February 20
3 – 5 pm 

Culture at Earthaven Ecovillage is both intentionally and organically created based on both the people who come together and the purpose they hold dear. Lee Warren exposes the invisible infrastructure that binds us to each other, to the land, and to the ecovillage project.

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Virtual Ecovillage Tour

Saturday, February 24
2 – 4 pm 

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. You will get a glimpse of what has worked through time and also hear about what has been challenging.

LEAPs - Earthaven's alternative currency

Village Economics

Saturday, March 20
3 – 5 pm

A viable economy is a key component to the success of all Ecovillage and residential community projects. Earthaven looks towards a more elegant, fair-share design for economics which includes such things as right livelihood, living wages, sustainability, cooperation, and village well-being. Join Lee Warren in envisioning a new story about time, money, and wealth.

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Virtual Village Tour

Saturday, March 27
2 – 4 pm Eastern Time

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. You will get a glimpse of what has worked through time and also hear about what has been challenging.

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