Musings on health, farming, & cooperative life

About Us & About You

ABOUT US:

Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood the most developed and populated neighborhood at our Ecovillage with generally 14-16 residents: eight adult members, children, and renters, interns, etc..

Imani Farm is a farm project adjacent to Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood within Earthaven Ecovillage. A beautiful 4+ acre area above and below our neighborhood was chiseled from the surrounding forest and slowly turned from degraded forest ecosystem to a fertile, small-scale, pasture-based farm with dairy cows and laying hens as well as plentiful orchards and annual crop production during the growing season.

Earthaven Ecovillage is an intentional community dedicated to caring for people and the Earth by learning, living and demonstrating holistic, sustainable culture. On 329 mostly forested acres, Earthaven supports 50+ full members, and a steady stream of exploring members, students, and visitors. Earthaven is located about 50 minutes southeast of Asheville, on curvy mountain roads.

MORE ABOUT US

We highly recommend reading up about us on these website

http://www.earthaven.org/

http://www.earthaven.org/earthavens-neighborhoods/village-terraces/

http://www.earthaven.org/farms-and-gardens/imani-farm/

http://www.schoolofintegratedliving.org (located at Village Terraces)

 

ABOUT YOU

As a renter, you’ll be exploring Earthaven as a home. These are some of the experience, attitudes and values that are important in order to live together in harmony. Not everyone possesses all of these, for sure. We all have strengths and weaknesses, but we hope that you possess some of each of these characteristics.

  • Communication skills
  • Emotional literacy and maturity
  • A willingness to live in community and be part of a team
  • Cooperation skills
  • Committed to a low-impact lifestyle (reducing, reusing, and recycling)
  • Creative and flexible
  • Dedicated to supporting local economy when buying (even though it costs more)
  • Ideally you have visited Earthaven at least once

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