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.The Good Life Center will be open for visitors from June 16 through Indigenous Peoples Day. Hours are 1:00-5:00 p.m., Thursday through Monday until Labor Day; Labor Day through Indigenous People’s Day on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Enjoy the Nearings’ home, gardens, yurts, and trails. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted. Please call Warren Berkowitz at (207)374-5386 for any additional information or requests.
Join us for a balm-making workshop with Suntrap Botanicals’ founder on October 15. See Events for more details.
We acknowledge that the Good Life Center exists in the place we now call Harborside, Maine, which is home to the sovereign Wabanaki people. We honor and are grateful for the ancestral and contemporary Wabanaki peoples indigenous to this land in the Dawnland.
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