Arnie Langberg is a trailblazing school reformer, principal and teacher, and the author of To Create the World That Ought to Be: Memoirs of a Radical Educator (published in 2023). Arnie has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Earthville Network since its founding in 2000. After graduating from MIT in 1955, […]
The Earthville Network has begun preliminary work to establish a new eco-campus in the US as a part of the Earthville Education initiative to provide holistic experiential learning and empowerment for responsible citizens of our planet. The new campus will showcase solutions for sustainable and compassionate living, including nature-sensitive and life-affirming approaches to building, landscaping, food-growing, […]
Dharmalaya Institute is Earthville’s campus in the Himalayas. In this article, Dharmalaya’s assistant manager and architect Anushka Joshi shares about her experience of the impact of COVID-19 in the village.
On International Women’s Day of 2019, Didi Contractor, co-founding Professor Emeritus of the Internship in Vernacular Eco-Architecture at Dharmalaya Institute, was presented with the Nari Shakti Puraskar, India’s highest civilian honor recognizing women who have made great contributions to India. The award was presented by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind.
After the invigorating monsoon season, autumn is a natural time for reflective engagement as we return outdoors to work with the earth. Dharmalaya Institute’s autumn 2018 program season began with a five-day silent meditation retreat, led by mindfulness trainer Ellen van Iersel from the Netherlands, which set a contemplative tone. We then welcomed a lovely […]
After an unprecedented four-and-a-half-month monsoon, the Dharmalaya Institute in the Indian Himalayas is reopening its brand-new (and still-to-be-varnished) doors to volunteers, students, and interns, with a series of volunteer, service-learning, and retreat programs spanning the next eight months.
Empowerment & Prosperity in Harmony with Nature The Sustainable Thriving Alliance (STA) is a coalition of concerned individuals, nonprofit organizations, and responsible businesses collaborating for sustainable development and healthy living. Our Mission The STA mission is to bring together the people, ideas, and resources to take on ambitious yet achievable projects that help people thrive […]
Earthville Education is developing a model for an international network of holistic centers for learning, service, and sustainable livelihoods. This vision comprises a hybrid institutional model combining two main elements — a highly experiential and service-oriented kind of “school” (in a broad sense of the word), and an innovative approach to social and environmental charitable programs […]
The Earthville Network seeks to establish an Earthville Institute in the US, as a part of the long-term vision of the Earthville Education initiative, providing experiential education for responsible global citizens. The focus of the Institute’s activities would be education, training, research, and charitable programs for sustainable living and compassionate global society, embodied in an innovative […]
The Dharmalaya Institute, in partnership with venerated earthen architect Didi Contractor, is launching the Internship in Vernacular Eco-Architecture. The internship is a formal, academically-supervised service-learning program designed to provide architects (and students of architecture) with both practical experience and deeper theoretical knowledge in the arts and practices of sustainable building.