August 2018 Monthly Gathering

Transition Asheville’s August social featured a presentation by leadership from the Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center near Knoxville. The NRELC is a 600-acre land trust that is off the grid in the mountains of Grainger County and features a library, strawbale lodge, 35 homes on leased (not owned) land, and places for visitors to stay. Solar panels, composting toilets, a lovely labyrinth, vision fasts for youth and adults, a peace camp for high school students, organic garden, mountain music festivals, natural burial preserve, as well as educational and internship opportunities for college students, adult groups or other volunteers. Those typify the NRELC foundation of Spirituality, Sustainability, and Community. For more information, see the NRELC website:

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