Eco here. Eventful foray from the other day I would like to share here. What began in Woodstock and a visit with talented natural artists (community-minded post-Brooklynites) my journey took me through a local healer to meet our wonderful friend Bill Henry, waiting ready for transport assistance, even with all the pressures in his life […]
(by eric carter) When I arrived at the arc, the late chill of the winter hadn’t lifted. The cold winds still blew through the valley, and we huddled around the kitchen table, well wrapped up, faces close to bowls of warming chili. I would look longingly out into the courtyard, wanting so bad to enjoy […]
Friends and Family So many of you have recently contributed, and I want to state now a huge THANK YOU! Also, we will be launching an official fundraising gift package crowd-sourcing style soon, and want to assure any early donors that any gifts made in this critical interim period will be recognized and rewarded as […]
Hundreds of seeds have been ensconced in the greenhouse here at Arc38, physically, mentally and spiritually. The last frost may still come, and the anticipation of a big bonfire on the mountain is building up. Walks up the mountain, in the crisp of the morning, are a joy to behold for those here to catch […]
Bill’s longstanding dream of having a South-facing greenhouse attached to the barn has been realized! Thanks to the recent involvement of local folk Lola and North, the plastic was purchased and installed in time for seed starts to get a jump on the season. Bill’s go-to builder, Brian Buckner utilized a method taught to him […]
Let there be water! Another $4,000 invested into infrastructure, and now we have artisan water available for plants, animals and other people. Still could use a solar heating solution, filters and other goodies– but major progress.
A number of creative improvements started cropping up through collaboration with a friendly and talented local landscaper J! Like custom milled planks used with the broken futon frame to make a new raised bed for our wheatgrass this year. And a busted bike from the basement combined with a truck alternator and battery (plus an […]
To cap off our first season, disaster struck. And being a people who answer the call of our times, many went directly into the zones of response, from 520 to Yanna, from Staten Island through the Rockaways and the Jersey Shore. The military tents entrusted to us during the end of the People’s Storage at […]