Sustainability and the Sacred

Hampshire College Summer Retreat Program

Amherst, MA, July 14-20, 2013

Hands holding earth

This program offers:


Daily mindfulness meditation and inter-faithearth-based rituals;


Classes on sacred traditions and modern transformative approaches to living on earth, sustainability, personal and community resilience, and activism;


Leaders integrating spiritual practices and insights with actions for earth: 

(Engaged Buddhist leaders Michael Ciborski and Sue Darlington; Native American spiritual rights activist/Oscar-winning filmmaker Fidel Moreno; Jewish environmental leader Rabbi Ellen Bernstein; UCC minister and pagan scholar Reverend Liza Neal; Transition Town trainers/mindfulness leaders Susal Stebbins Collins and Simon Dennis, and others.)

Living in community, sharing local organic food and simple work with the earth. 

 (Residential tuition $800; non-residential tuition $550; for adults age 18 and above.)


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