Who We Are

The Narrow Ridge Center is a nonprofit organization established to study, teach and demonstrate sustainability with solar powered rental facilities and homes that have been “off the grid” since 1991. Narrow Ridge is dedicated to providing experiential learning of Earth Literacy based on the cornerstones of spirituality, sustainability, and community.   We are located on the […]

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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

Get Involved

As we open back up to groups and in person gatherings, we will post opportunities to volunteer with us. Check back soon !

The Earth Literacy Journey

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 […]

Summer Residency

Narrow Ridge Summer Residency 2021 This summer from May 17 – July 31, 5 individuals (college students or recent graduates) will reside in Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center’s Strawbale Lodge, our newly renovated, solar-powered, eco dwelling. We are anticipating that these residents will live in a ‘Covid Bubble” and follow comply with our safety protocol. […]

What’s Happening

Earth Day 2021 A Free & Virtual Earth Day 2021 GatheringSongs / poetry / stories / networking / actionThurs. April 22 (Streaming options below) Program – 6:00 – 7:00pm Open mic – 7:00 – 8:00pm(Sign up during program) Share your music, poems, stories, and group information! Embracing Earth Justice in East Tennessee SPEAKERS/PERFORMERS Kelsey Solomon, […]