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Now accepting applications for the Nearing Residency:

Unique opportunity for a responsible couple to live on the Maine coast. Live at Forest Farm, historic homestead of Living the Good Life authors Helen and Scott Nearing, on spectacular Cape Rosier peninsula overlooking Penobscot Bay and the Camden Hills. Located near Blue Hill and Deer Isle, Maine, an hour from Acadia National Park with their galleries, restaurants, beautiful public beaches, biking, kayaking, sailing, and hiking.

Responsibilities include caring for the Nearings’ organic vegetable garden, light maintenance, welcoming visitors, providing tours, and introducing educational programs. A simply furnished wood heated resident apartment is provided, along with a modest stipend, garden…
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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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Good Life Center Visits and Videos

The Good Life Center is closed for the season, but you can still enjoy our programs on YouTube through our video archives: http://goodlife.org/videos/

Thanks for another successful season! We will open again in May, and in the meantime please call Warren at 207-374-5386 if you would like more information.