Reclaiming Wisdom is an ongoing process of living a more authentic, embodied, and relational life. For me it means to live in right relationship with self, other, and the natural world.

This is the personal website for Lee Warren. 

Lee Warren, is a sustainability professional with 25 years of experience envisioning, designing, and living innovative solutions to organic food systems, intentional community, and sustainability education. She’s been living in rural, land-based community since 1995 and at Earthaven Ecovillage since 2000. She is a co-founder, co-owner, and builder of the Village Terraces Cohousing Neighborhood at Earthaven Ecovillage, the co-manager of Imani Farm, a small scale pasture-based mixed animal and vegetable homestead farm, and the co-founder of SOIL, School of Integrated Living, which teaches organic food production, regenerative systems, and community living. Lee was the Executive Director of Organic Growers School (OGS), a 501c3 non-profit based in Asheville, NC, from 2013 to 2020. She is a writer, teacher, and food activist, with an avid interest in rural wisdom, sustainable economics, conscious dying, and community.


  • Author: Warren, Lee. Can we Love our Political Enemies? Elephant Journal. Oct.2020. Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. Social Justice as a Strategic Priority. NC Center for Nonprofits Newsletter. January 16, 2020.  Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. Farmers can fix the WNC’s health and hunger crisis. Mountain Xpress. Volume 26, Issue 11. October 9, 2019. Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. How to hire great nonprofit leaders. Blue Avocado Online Newsletter & Website. September 16, 2019. Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. Nine Doable Investments to Support Regeneration. Capital at Play. Volume IX, Edition VIII. August, 2019. Pages 54-57. Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. Beyond Sustainability—Restoring, Repairing, and Creating Resilience. Mountain Xpress. Volume 25, Issue 37. April 7, 2019. Link.

  • Co-Author: Levasseur, Todd and Warren, Lee. Redesigning community as an ecovillage: Lessons from Earthaven. Strongly Sustainable Societies, Organising Human Activities on a Hot and Full Earth, 1st Edition, 2019. Routledge. Part VI. Chapter 15. Pages 268-285. Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. New Dogwood Health Trust board needs agricultural advocates. Mountain Xpress. Volume 25, Issue 7. September 5, 2018.  Link.

  • Author: Warren, Lee. Soil is Wealth. Capital at Play. Volume VIII, Edition V. May, 2018. Pages 70-71. Link.

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