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

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Renovation Note to the 2019 Program Schedule:
We are in the midst of main house renovations and upgrades (see our 10 Year Vision), but we ARE booking private events and programs for 2019, so please DO feel free to contact us to host your group, collaboratively teach with us, or co-create with us in many other ways.

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Metta Earth 10 Year Vision

 

We are in 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

We are in the homestretch of the upgrade to the Main House so that programs can run more efficiently.

CONTRIBUTE
Prospectus

At Blackwater Pond

At Blackwater Pond the tossed waters have settled

after a night of rain.

I dip my cupped hands. I drink

a long time. It tastes

like stone, leaves, fire. It falls cold

into my body, waking the bones. I hear them

deep inside me, whispering

oh what is that beautiful thing

that just happened?”

― Mary Oliver, New and Selected Poems, Volume One

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.