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   The Goodenough Community is a long-term experiment in community formation and
   development sponsored by the American Association for the Furtherance of Community.

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Upcoming Events and Summertime at Sahale

EcoVillage at Sahale


Our ecoVillage project is growing into its permaculture inspired vision.


Contact Irene Perler for more information



Winter Solstice BusTrip


Saturday December 20


Join with friends for this fun filled journey embracing the longest night of the year.


Contact Irene Perler for more information

Third Age Group

A fellowship of older adults exploring
issues of aging and living well.

Contact Joan Valles for more information


Art at Sahale

The Weavery is a space for artistic retreats, workshops and classes.


Contact Kirsten Rohde for more information

Events, Articles and Announcements
We are moving our offices - as of May 1, we are all but moved out of our previous Community Center. See the latest FAQ, installement #10, in the eView to answer your questions about this change.

2014 Annual Meeting of Members and Friends - see the Feb. 2014 eView archives for stories

Internships Are Available for the Serious Student of Life in Community

We are seriously seeking experienced and mature interns to further development of Sahale Retreat Center and EcoVillage, in the following areas: farming and gardening, animal husbandry, off-grid technology, facility maintenance and development, and educational programs. Please contact Irene Perler at for details.

Seasons and Cycles in Evolving Community
by John L. Hoff

... Monica Sjoo and Barbara Mor remind us that formal histories tell the stories of governments, wars, and economics. However, the story of people, average people in ordinary jobs who are trying to be good human beings by passing forward the life-sustaining sense of community and culture, are ignored.

Where Did We Come From: Understanding the Communitarian Movement

by John and Colette Hoff

... word community is used in a variety of ways, sometimes referring to people and other times to a place, and still more often as a spiritual glue that holds people together around ideas and causes. Enjoy this informative article by 2 leaders of the communitarian movement ...


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