This beautiful property is ours to care for and protect.
Our buildings are green built and entirely off the grid.
We grow the majority of our food right here.
It’s a lot of work to care for a milk cow, but we sure like the rewards.
The recent rain and warm weather have the trees all decked out in their spring finest.
Emerald Earth is an intentional community in the hills above Anderson Valley. With six full time residents, we care for the land, grow the majority of our own food, and sustain a community designed to benefit rather than deplete the planet. You are welcome to join us for natural building workshops, work parties, scheduled tours, or even overnight visits. Our purpose is to honor the sacredness of the Earth and the interconnectedness of all things; to celebrate the rhythms and cycles of the Earth through ritual; to live…
Dear Friends and Family of Emerald Earth Sanctuary,
Greetings from the bright green hills of Mendocino County where we are celebrating our 24th anniversary of intentional community this year! As we near a quarter of a century of working in community, we have much to be grateful for. Read More
With the majority of the framing of the New Common Building completed 2 seasons ago, we concentrated this past year on some natural building infill projects. The Natural Building Intensive was instrumental in this progress. Read More
Approved by the Emerald Earth Land Council
At Emerald Earth Sanctuary we are called upon to “heal the relationship between people and nature.” This is no small task, and one we approach with reverence and humility. We are exploring, through our discussions, our meditations, our studies and our actions, how to progressively weave ourselves into the integral role that humans have played in the healthy functioning of the planetary ecosystem. Read More