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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The 2017 Monday Night Speaker Series

This summer, Living Sanely in a Troubled World, the byline to the Nearing’s most influential book, Living the Good Life, is the central concept of our Monday Night Speaker Series. Authors, filmmakers, academics and farmers will address issues of sustainability and coping in a troubled political and economic landscape.

All talks start at 7pm. The house opens at 6:30. Click the button below to view our speaker lineup!