Our collaborators

Our community initiatives, the CVLC, Food Forest and Nursery, Reeds and Roots, Northeast Ohio Earth Restoration, and Transition Chagrin Valley, work together and with other community organizations to support our core aims and values of earth and human centered education, community resilience building, earth stewardship, social justice, and rootedness in history and place.

Through our partnerships with like-minded organizations, we are dedicated to building a more beautiful, healthy, inspiring community.

Reeds & Roots Skillshare

We promote sustainable living by teaching earth-friendly skills in a joyful, healthy atmosphere.

Rust Belt Riders

Making meaningful change. Clean, simple, and affordable composting services for residents and organizations.

The Food Shed

Rebuilding connections between local farmers and consumers and increasing access to healthy food.

Northeast Ohio Time bank

A service exchange dedicated to creating more resilient communities.

Lake Erie Institute

Offering workshops, retreats, & leadership programs that support an Earth-honoring global civilization.

Red Beet Row

A small education farm in Northeast Ohio teaching how to grow food and medicine in an affordable, holistic, nontoxic manner.

Chagrin Arts

The mission of Chagrin Arts is to enrich life by presenting inspiring arts programming and stimulating conversations

Food Forest / Nursery

A polyculture of native and non-native trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, “weeds”, and supporting nursery.


The conscious design of ‘cultivated’ ecosystems that have natural diversity, stability, and resilience.

Northeast Ohio Earth Restoration

Creating a local movement of land regeneration through healthy ecosystems throughout northeast Ohio.