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27th Annual Forest Council “Strong Roots”

JOIN US at the 2017 Heartwood Forest Council “Strong Roots!” May 26th-May 29th, 2017   Dear Co-Sponsor and Heartwood Supporter, We’re in the early planning stages for the upcoming Strong Roots! Heartwood Forest Council. For this year’s Council, Heartwood returns to the Katuah bioregion in the mountains north of Asheville, NC, and we want you to be a part of the process!  Join us to plan programming, entertainment, publicity, outreach, and food. About our Strong Roots! theme: For 27 years, Heartwood has grown strong roots in the eastern hardwood forest region, sprouting campaigns and digging resilience and interconnectedness among people
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21st Annual Heartwood Reunion

Heartwood Reunion 21st Annual • 2016 YOU’RE INVITED! Please join Heartwood on October 7th-9th for our 21st Annual Heartwood Reunion!  The Heartwood Reunion is a chance for activists from across the Heartwood region to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones, through a weekend of great food, music, dancing, workshops, celebration, and action!  The 2016 Heartwood Reunion will take place at the Lazy Black Bear in Paoli, Indiana–a magical retreat at the end of a dead end road in the middle of the Hoosier National Forest.  The farmstead has been the host for many Permaculture and activist gatherings, and a center of earth-based
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Flooding in West Virginia

Devastating Flooding in West Virgina and the call for help:  Recently, the State of West Virginia received some nine inches of rain in the space of a few hours–the type of extreme weather event that is becoming more common with global climate change. Areas of the state hardest hit by logging and mountaintop removal are among those hardest hit by the flooding, with over two dozen lives lost and hundreds of homes destroyed. Heartwood recognizes that the loss of forest habitat and meandering mountain streams is directly affecting the lives of thousands, and we urge our members to support these
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