Experiential Learning

Our programs emphasize immersion in nature and first-hand sustainable living experiences.  Alternative Spring and Fall Break, courses for academic credit, “green” workshops, organic gardening and food preservation, and a youth peace camp are a few examples of our program offerings. Programs can be customized to fit the needs of your school, college, university, church, work team or other group.

Solo, Family, and Group Retreats

Nestled in a mountain setting our eco-lodging offers an ideal retreat destination for individuals and groups alike.

Home Sites Available

Join a growing community committed to sustainable living with 45 home sites and 150+ acres set aside as wilderness.

Simple, Natural, Meaningful

Narrow Ridge is honored to provide an alternative to conventional burial in the first 'green cemetery' in the state of Tennessee.   Our natural burial preserve offers a return to a simpler, more natural manner of laying our loved ones to rest while preserving the beauty and natural integrity of their final resting place.

Earth Literacy Programs
Experiential Learning

Our programs emphasize immersion in nature and first-hand sustainable living experiences.  Alternative Spring and Fall Break, courses for academic credit, “green” workshops, organic gardening and food preservation, and a youth peace camp are a few examples of our program offerings. Programs can be customized to fit the needs of your school, college, university, church, work team or other group.

Natural Burial

Simple, Natural, Meaningful

Narrow Ridge is honored to provide an alternative to conventional burial in the first 'green cemetery' in the state of Tennessee.   Our natural burial preserve offers a return to a simpler, more natural manner of laying our loved ones to rest while preserving the beauty and natural integrity of their final resting place.

Eco-lodging

Solo, Family, and Group Retreats

Nestled in a mountain setting our eco-lodging offers an ideal retreat destination for individuals and groups alike.

Community Land Trust

Home Sites Available

Join a growing community committed to sustainable living with 45 home sites and 150+ acres set aside as wilderness.

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Music Jam musicians on Becky Barn stage

Silent Meditation: Sundays 11am – 12pm

Yoga: Mon and Wed 8:30am – 09:30 am

Raffle Drawing and Music Jam: Sat, Sept 17, 3:30-5:30pm

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Vision Fast: Oct 1 – 9 (Register by Sept 9)

Enrollment is open for our Fall Vision Fast. Past participants have found the Vision Fast to be a transformative experience. They have come with varying purposes (e.g. to mark an important life transition, to find clarity on important questions or decisions, to find healing and the ability to forgive self or others). Deadline for enrollment is Sept 9. Need-based scholarships are available.

The world is eminently sensible as it is. That is the basic tenet of Earth Literacy. The Earth – our planetary world – and all the communities of life that inhabit it, make wonderfully good sense. Well, almost all. We humans may be the exception. It is too early to tell. We are a very young species, and we’re … (continue reading)

removing nails in old barn wood

Our tasks are mighty. Together we can grow our impact.

 

What is Earth Literacy?

We are all teachers and we are all learners.
We are all part of just one community.
We are aware of our relationship with others, nature and the divine.
We seek to look closer & deeper so as to see farther & wider.

Begin here until we can be together again.