Live, Learn, & Grow with us! 3 interns will live & work with Ashevillage Sanctuary for 4 months at a time. Your focus will be on a variety of tasks, including: hands-on gardening & homesteading projects; hospitality & house care; administrative & office support, plus other seasonal tasks & needs. You will gain experience in the full spectrum of what we do. Camping/lodging + in-season produce from the garden will be provided, however you will need to cover additional food costs. You will have a 1-week break during the 4 months. For details & application visit: www.ashevillage.org/RES.
Welcome to Ashevillage Sanctuary! Our headquarters is a transformed junkayrd crack house turned into a 1.3 acre, eco-urban living-learning laboratory & guest house. A few blocks from downtown Asheville, NC, the site now demonstrates integrated ecological systems with edible & pollinator gardens, ponds, natural buildings, recycled courtyards & more. 8 minutes from downtown & bordering 60 acres of woods & trails. We believe in creating the world we want by putting our beliefs into practice in our own backyard. Please come visit, stay with us & live your passions -- the world needs all of us!
We're excited to offer this workshop ONLINE in 2017! Join New York Time’s best selling author Sandor Katz and five of Asheville’s top wild food experts for this immersive workshop. You’ll learn hands-on, age-old, health-enhancing techniques for increasing the nutritive and healing properties of your food through fermentation. Gain take-home skills in safe foraging and preparation of wild plants, weeds, medicines, and mushrooms! For details & information visit: www.ashevillage.org/WFF
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Rooms for Rent >> COME STAY WITH US!Ashevillage Sanctuary has gorgeous winter rooms for rent in our women-run guest house. Come for a month or more! For details, email email@example.com
Ashevillage Programs >> JOIN US!Seasonal Residential Internships - 4 months Live, learn & grow with us!
Permaculture & Ecovillage Immersion - 9 weeks June 10 - August 11, 2017
Permaculture Design Course - 18 days June 12-30, 2017
Ecological & Natural Building Workshops August 16-20, 2017
Wild Food & Fermentation Workshop New! Online in 2017!
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Quotes & Testimonials
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
An amazing opportunity to learn about and experience deeply nourishing food traditions. Take this class if you want to reconnect your gut with the land and thousands of years of fermentation practices.Food As Medicine Workshop Participant
This workshop far exceeded my expectations – better than I could have imagined.Food As Medicine Workshop Participant
My workshop with Jenny McGruther at Ashevillage surpassed my expectations. With so many moving parts I was consistently impressed with how smoothly the staff and volunteers executed everything seamlessly.Food As Medicine Workshop Participant
Part of the magic of Ashevillage is all the extraordinary people who work, volunteer, and pass through this community hub. What an inspiring place!Ashevillage Sanctuary guest
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
You will not meet a more heartfelt, dedicated team of teachers and assistants. You might even leave with a new community of friends to help you build that project you have always dreamed of.Michael, NBX Participant 2012
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?Mary Oliver
Thanks so much for a meaningful day! It’s good to be back around chickens and fruit trees and compost. There is a sense of safety and harmony I get around permaculture places that I just don’t get elsewhere.Annabeth McNamaramusician
In Nature’s economy the currency is not money – it is life.Vandana Shiva