Meet Marty.


Meet Anna.

Marty and Anna arrived with the EEI Bus for some
service learning during their gap year.

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July 22 & 23: The Art of Natural Cheesemaking Workshop

Join David Asher, author of the Art of Natural Cheesemaking for a weekend workshop featuring ancestral and DIY techniques for both artisan producers and home cooks. Registration open June 4th. More info…

Sept 1st – 3rd: Wilderness First Aid Certification & Emergency Herbalism Course

Ex-Green Beret Medic and Herbalist Sam Coffman of the Herbal Medics University joins us for a 24 hour course taught over 3 days (8 hours per day) and includes both a conventional 16-Hour Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification through Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) as well as more than 8 hours of herbal first aid training. Registration now open. More info…

Volunteer Days: Every Monday and Friday from 10 AM – 4 PM

Have you been wanting to get your hands dirty? Learn how to garden, farm, build, repair, tend, nurture, steward, preserve, cook and more as you join us in our day-to-day activities at the reserve. Please RSVP the day before if you’re interested in helping out. elona AT

Latest News: The Cold Spring Collaborative

Happy New Year! It’s 2017 and we’ve begun the creation of a business collaborative between Tabor Bread, our educational programming, our future Saw Mill, Goat Dairy and Commercial Kitchen. Subscribe down below for more information about the Cold Spring Collaborative as we progress!


LWSBR: Three Dimensions of Service

PWS Nichole & 5th 2007Learning in the Doing:

LWSBR is committed to collaborative, placed-based, systems-aware, learn-by-doing approach to learning. Explore the relationships among science, art, culture, ecology, and local community development. Offerings will include workshops, lectures, performances, research internships, and conferences. We are just getting started.. More»

IMG_2891Conditional Cooperation:

A unique opportunity and global approach to funding, forming partnerships that can sustain the productivity of land and ecosystems. In collaboration with the Eden Foundation, the bigSmall Cooperative is being developed to protect biodiversity in the context of sustainable human community.

LWSBR’s first endeavor is completing the Highland Center for the Art and Science of Sustainable Culture in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, Washington, USA.

See how you can play a pivotal role in completing these important endeavors. bigSMALL FAQ»

LWSBR Columbia GorgeIntergenerational Partnership:

A new field of economic and social entrepreneurship called Intergenerational Finance™ (IGF). Working with policy and resource specialists, coordinating an ongoing discussion about new approaches to community development for us and future generations. More»