Diana Leaf Christian, upcoming Eco-Fair Speaker

  • Fri
    Apr 02
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Mon
    Apr 05
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

Diana Leaf ChristianDiana Leaf Christian is an internationally sought-after author, speaker, and consultant to eco-villages, co-housing communities, and other types of intentional communities. She has written two books - Finding Community: How to join and eco-village or intentional community, and Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Eco-Villages and Intentional Communities.

For 14 years she was editor of Communities magazine, and now publishes “Ecovillages,” a free online newsletter about ecovillages worldwide. She was a keynote speaker at the Japanese Ecovillage Conference in Tokyo in 2007, and an instructor at the first EDE course in the Philippines in 2009.

Her articles have appeared in Mother Earth News, Cohousing magazine, Permaculture Activist, and the Encyclopedia of Community. She has been interviewed by Time Magazine, the New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, AARP magazine, New Dimensions Radio, Peak Moment TV, NPR, and the BBC. Diana lives in an off-grid home at Earthaven Ecovillage in North Carolina.

You may have heard her speak here in Fairfield a couple of months ago at MUM when she gave her slide show, Eco-Villages: Where they are, What they’re doing, and Why they’re important. If you missed it, you’ll have another chance to hear Diana speak at this year’s eco-fair, April 30-May 2. The theme of this year’s eco fair is “Sustainable Communities”. Diana will be giving a talk on Saturday, May 1st at 1:30pm, entitled: Spiritually Oriented Ecovillages: Consciousness, Ecological Sustainability, and Service to Others.