ASHEVILLAGE INSTITUTE is a nonprofit in Asheville, NC dedicated to sustainable solutions in action. We host educational programs, including the Whole Earth Summit, Urban Farm School, Permaculture Design Courses, Natural Building Extravaganza, and Wise Water School.
Herbalism & Wild Edibles Immersion
June 1-26, 2014. Come experience a month of community and eco-living at the Ashevillage Sanctuary, headquarters of the Ashevillage Institute. Participate in a month of the Urban Farm School. Learn about Herbalism & Wild Edibles. Gain real life skills and meet others who are passionate about creating the world they want to live in….Now!
Wise Water School
One-Year Program: [In-person] June 29-July 18, 2014. [Online] two monthly calls, August 2014 thru June 2015. 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.
Natural Building Extravaganza
July 26-August 2, 2014. The Natural Building Extravaganza (NBX) offers a comprehensive smorgasbord of hands-on workshops, classes, slideshows, field trips and special projects. Participants will learn how to create beautiful, affordable, natural dwellings using local clay, sand, straw, bamboo, and other abundant and salvaged materials.