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Apple Tree Pruning Workshop at the Good Life Center

Come learn safe and effective tree pruning techniques on Sunday, April 9th at 11am at the Good Life Center. Arborist and organic farmer Phil Norris will lead the workshop in the small organic apple orchard at Forest Farm, the historic homestead of Helen and Scott Nearing. Phil is the Tree Warden of Blue Hill and owner of Clayfield Farm in East Blue Hill. Bring your pruning shears and loppers. Refreshments will be provided.    Workshop participation is free. Donations to the Good Life Center will be accepted. The Good Life Center is located at 372 Harborside Road, Harborside. Call Warren…
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Mission

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.

 

Good Life Center Welcomes 2017 Residents

Currently hailing from Portland, Oregon, Jeanie and Alex are absolutely thrilled to spend summer 2017 caring for and carrying on the Nearings’ legacy. Married on Cape Cod in 2016, as part of their ceremony Jeanie and Alex made a pact to maintain an adventurous and spontaneous spirit. The coast of Maine is calling!

  Jeanie Kirk, a would-be 14th-generation Cape Codder, is a writer, editor, curator, feminist, and environmentalist. Her life has been guided by an ethos and desire to “do good” – a complex and ever changing lens through which to view the world. Jeanie loves exploring the concept of intersectionality and is an avid,…
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