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Merry May Almanac

Dear friends, Spring is a time both tender and powerful as new life wakens and stretches out of winter’s sleep. In this month’s Almanac,* you’ll get a taste of the aliveness of Spring at Common Ground—children frolicking on the farm, … Continue reading

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Alert April Calendar/Newsletter

Common Ground Ecovillage Calendar/Newsletter* Dear friends, Spring is coming at its usual unsteady pace.  Some days, blustery wind blows warm and thick; other days dawn with a twist of frost in the air and ice underfoot.  Spring reminds us that … Continue reading

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Melodious March Calendar and Newsletter

Dear friends, Walk anywhere on the land near water these days and you’ll be serenaded by Spring Peepers.  They are tiny but, oh my, they sound a stupendous chorus!  And daffodils, crocuses, red maple magenta blossoms, spring beauty–they are all … Continue reading

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Fascinating February Calendar & Newsletter

Fascinating February Calendar & Newsletter Dear friends, Though there’s a cold wind blowing outside, our hearts are warm as we pull together to realize our vision of an agrarian ecovillage.  There truly has never been a better time to join … Continue reading

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Just January Calendar and 2221 Year-in Review Newsletter

Dear friends, At Common Ground Ecovillage, we have reason to be excited about 2022.  Want to know why?  Read all about here.*   This issue is a year-in-review, with links to stories and photos from each of our fantastic Circles.  … Continue reading

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Delicious December Calendar & Newsletter

Delicious December Calendar & Newsletter link Dear friends, This fundraising letter* from the Foundation for Intentional Communities came my way a few days ago and struck a chord.  There’s a truth spoken here; that the growing polarities in our society … Continue reading

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Of Farming and Fellowship: November Nurturing

by Lara Struckman There’s something different about autumn on the land. The light is different. During the day everything is golden as if bathed in the glow of the sun’s low flame. But as the sun sets and day turns … Continue reading

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Noteworthy November Calendar & Newsletter

As daylight diminishes and darkness draws us in, it’s a time to deepen into and nourish that which matters most.  Our community enters the month of November with a green light to apply for financing for our limited-equity housing cooperative.  … Continue reading

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Owlish October Calendar & Newsletter

Dear friends, October is “Owl Month.”  It’s a time when they are very actively and vocally establishing their winter territories.  Owls have long been associated with wisdom and they can also see in the dark–capacities very useful for us CGEV … Continue reading

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Of Farming and Fellowship: September Story

by Lara Struckman As sweet September rolls in on the crisp autumnal breeze, I am beginning to reflect on the rich relationships this community has offered to me. I think about my intentions from the beginning of my internship some … Continue reading

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