March 23 - October 23, 2015. Are you itching to get outside, dig your hands in the dirt, and grow food? Do you want to embody what you're learning and work hard while you're at it? Includes: Permaculture Certification • Water Retention Landscape Course • Natural Building Extravaganza • Primitive Skills Gathering • weekly mentorship in organic gardening and site management • field trips, and more.
May 23 - August 14, 2015. A deep dive into gaining the skills, knowledge and next steps in Design Systems & Projects + Wise Water Practices + Organic Cultivation + Generative Foodsheds + Botany + Food & Herbal Preservation + Natural Building + Renewable Energy + Personal Leadership + Vision & Business Development. Registration opens October 15, 2014.
One-Year Program: [In-person] Summer 2015. With Brad Lancaster in Asheville, NC &/or [Online]. The Wise Water School supports rising leaders to take a deep dive into designing and implementing community-oriented, regenerative water-related projects in your communities. With Brad Lancaster of Rainwater Harvesting and other outstanding water champions.
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Quotes & Testimonials
I chose to stay at Ashevillage to see and experience what they are co-creating there & also to support their community concept.Ann, Ashevillage Sanctuary guest
I’ve loved how we’ve functioned as a group, it’s been really inspirational. We’ve been aware of, and adapted to each others needs. I think that’s an important skill for farming, too, figuring out the direction, and then adapting because it’s never going to be what we think.Matt, UFS Graduate 2013
Ashevillage is a great place to learn and grow with a peer group that is very knowledgeable and experienced. What sets them apart from other educational resources is the fact that they have done everything that they teach and can actually show you right in their backyard.Seth McLambEnergy Technician/CoordinatorBuncombe County Schools Maintenance
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.Rachel Carson
“We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human.”Charles Eisenstein
Natural building is a part of the sustainability movement that is rapidly growing in our world. I love it! I’ll take this knowledge deeper, building and designing projects back home.Shelley Stenzel, Natural Building Apprentice
We believe that in order to create the world we want, we must live it now.
“Sitting at our back doorsteps, all we need to live a good life lies about us. Sun, wind, people, buildings, stones, sea, birds and plants surround us. Cooperation with all these things brings harmony, opposition to them brings disaster and chaos.”Bill Mollison, Introduction to Permaculture
What more is there to do in these times than to show up 100% so that we can be modern Earthlings in healthy relationship with the rest of the living world? We are intrinsically a part of Nature, and recognize that re-defining and creating what is possible in our cities and neighborhoods is essential to our happiness, and the well being of all LIFE on Earth.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.Buckminster Fuller