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

  • 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
  • Clara Baker Joins the GLC as Development Coordinator

    Clara Baker Joins the GLC as Development Coordinator

    Clara Baker joins The Good Life Center as Development Coordinator this month. She comes to GLC with more than 12 years experience in nonprofit work, including 10 years directing the Bass Harbor Memorial Library, serving on the board of Downeast GLSEN (Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network), and fundraising for MDI’s Island Housing Trust. Clara was born in Maine and raised ...» Read More
  • Resident Stewards Chris & Carol from 2018 will be back in 2019!

    Resident Stewards Chris & Carol 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

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Upcoming Events

Apple Pruning Workshop

Good Life Center Annual Apple Pruning Workshop: Hands on apple pruning on the Nearing Apple Orchard.

DATE: April 7th 2019, 10 am to Noon Led 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.