Welcome to the Historic Homestead
of Scott & Helen Nearing

The mission of the Good Life Center is to perpetuate the legacy of Helen and Scott Nearing. The Good Life Center, through its programming and preservation of the historic Forest Farm homestead, advocates for simple and sustainable living skills, social and economic justice, organic gardening and the non-exploitation of animals.
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Recent News

  • Job Opening: Development & Communications Coord.

    The mission of the Good Life Center (http://goodlife.org/) is to perpetuate the legacy of Helen & Scott Nearing through our programming and preservation of the historic Forest Farm homestead, advocate for simple and sustainable living skills, social and economic justice, organic gardening and the non- exploitation of animals. Located in Harborside, Maine, Forest Farm includes the home, library, garden and ...» Read More
  • Resident Stewards Chris & Carole from 2018 will be back in 2019!

    Resident Stewards Chris & Carole from 2018 will be back in 2019!

    The Good Life Center was so fortunate that our 2018 Resident Stewards, Carole Crawford and Chris Morrison, from Portland, Maine will be back next year as Resident Stewards again. We look forward to their energy and positive interactions from last year to our next season from June through October 2019. If you never got a chance to meet them, here ...» Read More
  • Apple Pruning Workshop

    Apple Pruning Workshop

    Hands on apple pruning on the Nearing Apple Orchard. April 7th 2019, 10 am to NoonLed by Phil Norris, Arborist and Blue Hill Tree Warden No registration necessary, just come with questions and your own clippers! Call Warren Berkowitz with any questions 207- 374-5386» Read More

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Upcoming Events

Monday Night Meeting Starts June 10th!

Artist and activist Rob Shetterly will lead a discussion about climate change and its effects on Monday, June 10th at 7 pm. He will also be discussing the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Blue Hill this summer

See our Events page to check out the complete Monday Night Meeting Series this summer.