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True Holidays Celebration
Saturday, December 5, 6-11pm     

Save the date for this year's True Holidays Celebration. This year's theme is Peace & Love.

There will be Contra dancing with Sherry Nevins, a short program, lots of goodies, silent auction, and fun for the whole family. Come join us!


Contact Kirsten Rohde for more information.

GEC Women's Gathering
Saturday, November 21   

10:00am- 2:00pm

The GEC Women's culture provides a multi-generaytional context for women to further their development and enjoy the support of other women.

Join us for nurturing, heart-sharing, good company, and laughter. Lunch is provided.

Contact Hollis Ryan for more information.

Quest Counseling & Healing Center

John and Colette Hoff, gifted counselors with more than 30 years experience, have empowered countless clients to be more effective as individuals, partners, parents, and members of society. No matter what your issues, they will help--with gentleness and insight.

To schedule an appointment, email John or Colette


Our ecoVillage project is growing into its permaculture inspired vision.


Contact Irene Perler for more information.

Art at Sahale                              

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


Contact Kirsten Rohde for more information.

Articles and Announcements

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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