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The Nourishing Tree
The Nourishing Tree
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62057 Twentynine Palms Hwy., Joshua Tree, CA, US
(800) 542-0728
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Alex Truman Ammon Felix Haley Calderwood Moxley Welsh Paulina Pence Susan LeSage
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The Nourishing Tree

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Rural, Residential, Commercial, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz, Financial Economic

Project Summary

The Nourishing Tree ∞ Center for Healthy & Sustainable Living

Project Description

A seed was planted for The Nourishing Tree in 2009, and after a long germination period it sprouted in the Spring of 2014 and is growing stronger and more resilient with each day.

The Nourishing Tree is a community-oriented mixed-use center for healthy & sustainable living located in the Mojave Desert in downtown Joshua Tree, CA. It has many branches, including Holmes Health ~ Natural Medicine, Solstice Eco Building Supply, Holmes Ecological Design & Construction, High Desert Beekeepers Association, and an educational branch with presentations, workshops, and courses covering a wide-range of topics under the umbrella of all things nourishing. We are designing the property through the holistic lenses of the permaculture principles & methods and are developing the building and property to be a permaculture demonstration site and living learning laboratory.


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