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Forest Farm / The Good Life Center

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A special place in a special spot

We discovered this place through friends who strive to live the lifestyle and philosophy of Helen... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2016
marianc95
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Belmont, Massachusetts
Beautiful and inspiring

The story of Scott and Helen Nearing is inspirational. Living long and productive lives and leaving... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2015
Fauxqui
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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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28 Feb 2016
“A special place in a special spot”
8 Sep 2015
“Beautiful and inspiring”
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

We discovered this place through friends who strive to live the lifestyle and philosophy of Helen and Scott Nearing. It is in an isolated location far from anything vaguely resembling commercialism. It has a beautiful view of the ocean. And it exudes calm. The stone...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The story of Scott and Helen Nearing is inspirational. Living long and productive lives and leaving Forest Farm as an enduring legacy, the farm is a working example of homesteading It is a extraordinary property with a stunning view of Penobscot Bay.

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Reviewed June 10, 2012

Now I can mark off visiting the Good Life Center from my "Bucket List" Yea! Scott Nearing was a good friend of my grandmothers for decades and upon her death I became the recipient of letters she kept that he wrote her.. beginning in 1923...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2012

The good life center is the former home of Helen and Scott Nearing. It is impossible to describe the life an philosophies of the Nearings in this review. Look them up on Wikipedia. Suffice it to say that they advocated non violence and a sustainable...More

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