Strength in Community- By Jamie Gaines

In the past year, this column has covered many topics from resiliency and authenticity, to accountability and group sufficiency.  A common thread among these articles is a sense of the future that we as a community aspire to.  On February 4th and 5th the ERUEV Board had their annual retreat to begin to formalize, andContinue reading “Strength in Community- By Jamie Gaines”

Living In Nature- By Bill Cahalan

On a recent grey day I was walking past the old red oaks in Matt and Elaine’s yard, and saw how many acorns are still on the ground in January.  I reflected on the fact that even in the fall, when I pick up acorns (to plant in my tree nursery, or just to admire)Continue reading “Living In Nature- By Bill Cahalan”

February 24 is National CSA Day!

Join the movement of thousands of local food enthusiasts by signing up for an Urban Earth Farms CSA share.  Come celebrate Community Supported Agriculture with us as we ring in our 9th growing season at the 2017 Urban Earth Farms CSA DAY.  Receive a gift from our farm by signing up on CSA Day! Friday,Continue reading “February 24 is National CSA Day!”

Living In Nature

I’m walking north on Enright in the late afternoon.   I see two big red oak trees shimmering in the breeze a few hundred yards ahead, soaking up the sunlight from the west.  I have watched their lush green all summer and now the leaves are bronze.  The aliveness of the shimmering trees seems to reach outContinue reading “Living In Nature”

Holiday on the Hill Dec 2nd and 3rd

The Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage is hosting the 3rd annual Holiday on the Hill Dec 2nd and 3rd at the Common Roots Cafe Friday Dec 2nd (6-9p.m.) and Saturday Dec 3rd (10 a.m.-2 p.m).   Looking for holiday gifts.  We will feature everything from hand-dyed silk scarves to felted ornaments along with baked goods! Proceeds benefitContinue reading “Holiday on the Hill Dec 2nd and 3rd”

Permaculture Design Courses

There are two Permaculture Design Courses coming up, run by Cincinnati Permaculture Institute. They are Certificate programs that teach whole system design based on nature. If you have a project, program, or homestead with systems you are looking to improve, for a more nature based life, this is a great way to frame that process,Continue reading “Permaculture Design Courses”

Living in Nature

Walking up Enright near the Earth Center entrance, I came across several dark caterpillars crossing the sidewalk. In previous summers (although it seems like it might have been early instead of late summer) I remember seeing such caterpillars devouring much but not all of the leaves of the catalpa (Catalpa speciosa) tree at the EarthContinue reading “Living in Nature”

September Ecovillage Tour

The September eco-village tour will be on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10 to 12 AM.. It starts at the Imago Earth Center. The tour is $10 per person, free for Ecovillage residents and people they specifically refer. If you or someone you know would like to get to know more about the ecovillage (Enright,Continue reading “September Ecovillage Tour”