The world is calling us to come HOME! Ashevillage’s roots are steeped in permaculture, community regeneration and resilience, deep ecology, bioregionalism, slow food, slow money, transition town, and other movements that honor the relationship between humans and this beautiful planet we are blessed to inhabit. Ashevillage Institute is a nonprofit that runs educational programs dedicated to sustainable solutions in action. Ashevillage Sanctuary LLC is a one-acre, eco-urban demonstration site and guest house in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. We are nestled in the oldest mountains on the planet with one of the world’s most biodiverse temperate ecosystems, and tons of outdoor environmental activities. The town is full of vibrant people and activities, organic restaurants and cafes, locally owned businesses, street festivals, galleries, yoga studios and more. Come visit...You’ll love it!
The Local Food Systems Immersion is designed to support community leaders to relish in, and be inspired by the innovation, creativity, and passion that fuels Asheville’s local food scene. Participants will delve deeply into connecting the dots in one of the country’s most sustainable food cities! Find Out More
Downtown's Ecosweet Retreat: Stay at the beautiful & sunny guest house at the demonstration site! Rent the whole house or an individual rooms. Sleeps up to 12 people. Locates a few blocks to downtown. Bordering 60 acres of woods & trails. Gorgeous clay plasters, arches & niches throughout. 1 acre urban paradise with edible gardens, ponds & waterfall. Find Out More
Learn with Excellent Instructors + 20 Workshops + Build with Earth, Straw, Sand, Bamboo, Rock & More. Techniques include Cob, Adobe, Wattle & Daub, Slipstraw, Earthen Plaster and Paints, Sculptural Details, Arch Construction, Carpentry and more. Comprehensive & Start-to-Finish. Hands-On Projects + Classes + Presentations + Field Trips. Find Out More
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