The Sustainable Living Tour is a 12-day traveling retreat visiting premier sustainable living centers in Southern California.

Learn more: www.earthjourneys.org/tour

To register, you need to apply first: http://earthjourneys.typeform.com/to/o3JkqO



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This is a check out for those who are on a payment plan.

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Food included
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Welcome aboard!


Private Ranch Oct 1 – 2
– Community Agreements
– Deep Nature Connection
– Our Global Context
– Introduction to Whole Systems Design
– Campfire Celebration

The Ecology Center Oct 3
– Sustainable Living Systems: Food, Energy, Shelter, Water, and Waste.
– Plant Identification Walk & Medicinal Tincture Making

The Emerald Village Oct 3 – 6
– Alternative Governance Models
– The Work That Reconnects & Joanna Macy Practices
– Integration Time
– Visioning & Mapping Your Intrinsic Gifts
– Regenerative Enterprise & the 8 Forms of Capital
– Intentional Community Living Q&A
– Evening Pool or Dance Celebration

Wild Willow Farm Oct 5
– Resilient Food Systems
– Soil Building & Composting Hands-On
– Plant Identification & Farm Tour

CalEarth Institute Oct 7
– Affordable SuperAdobe Shelter Tour
– Staff Q&A + Potluck with the public

LA Ecovillage Oct 7 – 8
– Community Development + Land Trusts
– Urban Ecovillage Development
– Project or Lifestyle Transition Visioning & Planning

East End Eden Oct 8 – 9
– Permaculture: Pathways Beyond Sustainability
– Appropriate Cooking Technologies
– Watershed Restoration
– Campfire Celebration

Quail Springs Oct 9 – 11
– Regenerative Infrastructure Tour
– Watershed Restoration
– Meditative Goat Walk
– Natural Building Hands-On
– Campfire Celebration

Private Ranch Oct 11 – 12
– Project or Lifestyle Transition Presentations
– Collaborative Reunion with last year’s participants
– Open Mentorship Hours
– Integrating New Discoveries into Mainstream Society
– Closing Ceremony


  • Gain a deep understanding of how to thrive in community.
  • Be inspired by real examples of soil, water and habitat restoration.
  • Reconnect with your intrinsic gifts to use them for good.
  • Uplevel your hard skills through hands on workshops.
  • Tend meaningful relationships for personal growth, collaboration and fulfillment.
  • Create life-long friendships with fellow passionate changemakers.
  • Find clarity to what role you play in the world.
  • Embody your interconnection with all living beings.
  • Leave with an action plan for your calling or project.

Living Conditions.


  • tent camping

Vegetarian Food

  • over 80% locally sourced


  • None: Off the grid


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