About Our Membership
Welcome to our membership. As an active Living Centre member you will have the opportunity to learn and grow new skills, which promote creativity, nurture diversity and sustainability and advances social and ecological change. Be supported by new and old friends in an atmosphere of mutual respect for life, human dignity, freedom, ecological sustainability and peace.
We want Spirit of the Earth, The Living Centre to exist for future generations as a place that inspires a more self-reliant, locally focused, community centered way of living. Your membership supports this.
Our Community Supported Educational (CSE) membership is a mutually supportive relationship, helping create an economically stable operation in which members are assured the highest quality education at lower prices. Based on the same principles as a CSA we are excited to discover the opportunities awaiting us all.
Benefits of Membership
The Living Centre's CSE Membership gives you access to leading edge ecologically sustainable education, and opportunity to learn, grow and share with like-minded individuals who are passionate about implementing the skills needed to create a regenerative and peace-filled future. You'll find learning opportunities at many levels of skill and experience.
Members are eligible for various discounts on events and classes, and receive priority registration for events, workshops and other activities that are open to the public.
Our wish is to grow together as global citizens; to contribute towards the creation of a culture based in peace; as we look to the teachings of Nature and common humanism as the core values for a sustainable society.
Membership Benefits Include:
• Participation in our community Equinox and Solstice Celebrations – for Free!
• Half price on:
- Permaculture: The Great Reskilling Workshops
- Edible Foraging Herb Walks
- Forest Garden Tours
- Special Evening Presentations
• Save 10% on all Weekly Series workshops. These include:
- Raw Food Cuisine (4-Week Series)
- Primordial Movement (7-Weekly Series)
- Living from Your Heart (4-Weekly Series)
- Nutrition Herbalism (7-Weekly Series)
- Permaculture: Principles & Practices (7-Weekly Series)
- Woman's Empowerment Circle (On-going Series)
• Priority participation in program activities
Types of Memberships
The Living Centre welcomes your participation at a level that is right for you. We offer memberships to households, individuals, and students. Those who do not want to become members but are interested in keeping tabs on our educational community events can become email affiliate subscribers.
Individual Annual Membership - $75
• Join as an Individual Member
Student Annual Membership - $50
• Join as a Student Member
Household Annual Membership - $100
• Join as a Household Member
Limited Income Individual Annual Membership - $50
In our effort to truly embody sustainability in our organization, we are committed to making The Living Centre a welcoming place for all individuals, regardless of economic ability (or any other criteria, for that matter). Our limited income membership option is designed for those who want to make a commitment to support The Living Centre but may not be able to afford the $75 fee.
• Join as a Limited Income Individual Member (classified as 'student' for pricing purposes)
Sliding Scale Membership
If you cannot contribute money and feel that you would like to offer services or materials in lieu of money, please contact us to negotiate.
"Email Only" Affiliate Subscribers
If who do not wish to become a member at this time, but want to be notified of our events. We invite you to subscribe to our monthly e-update, ‘Be The Change' Newsletter to keep informed about happenings at The Living Centre community. (There's a Subscribe to Our Newsletter button on the left side of the Home page.) Or go to our Sign Up for 'Be the Change' e-Newsletter>
Donations and other Contributions
There are many ways you can support our work. We are pleased to accept any and all monetary donations!
If you would like to donate an item or service, we would be happy to discuss our needs with you. We also appreciate volunteers and have opportunities for many levels of involvement in our work. Green Dream & Wish List>
If you share our vision… if you've been touched by the magic of this land and what we offer… If you want to support our vision while supporting yourself, then join us by becoming a Friend of The Living Centre.
Membership fees directly support the infrastructure, events, and activities of The Living Centre.