Metta Earth Institute is an educational retreat center integrating contemplative practice, deep ecology, regenerative food systems, and social activism to create resilient community.

METTA RETREATS

METTA RETREATS

 

Cozy up for a delicious retreat.

Make it your own.

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Metta Earth 10 Year Vision

 

We are entering an exciting chapter of building development to actualize
Metta Earth’s 10 Year Vision:

a thriving ecovillage integrating…
sustainability education & contemplative practice
worker-owned farm cooperative
residential co-housing cooperative

In 2018, our next phase is to upgrade the Main House so that programs can run more efficiently.

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 You must learn one thing.
The world was made to be free in.

Give up all the other worlds
except the one to which you belong.

Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet
confinement of your aloneness
to learn

anything or anyone
that does not bring you alive

is too small for you.

-David Whyte, excerpt from the poem Sweet Darkness

2017 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

AUTUMN YOGA RETREAT

 

Autumn Yoga Retreat 

October 13 – 15, 2017

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YOGA FARM RETREAT

 

Yoga Farm Retreat  

October 6 – 9, 2017

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RESTORATIVE YOGA RETREAT

 

Restorative Yoga Retreat

September 29 – October 1

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ECOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP
INTENSIVES

Ecology of Yoga
May 21 – June 4, 2017

Wilderness & Ecopsychology
June 11 – 25, 2017

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METTA EARTH
IMMERSIONS

Summer Sustainability Immersion
July 15 – August 19, 2017

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RE-SKILLING
WORKSHOPS


Organic Beekeeping

May 13 – 14, 2017

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THE WORK THAT
RECONNECTS SERIES


Coming Back to Life
March 5, 2017

Active Hope
April 9, 2017

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MORE WAYS TO PARTICIPATE

TEAM OPPORTUNITIES

Participate in the practice and work of a contemplative retreat center.

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TAKE ACTION

Donate your time or money to help support Metta Earth’s mission.

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Earth Charter Preamble

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We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny.

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