Mountains and Waters Alliance exists to heal the deep cause of the climate emergency in the rift between the dominant human culture and the whole of life on earth. Together with all beings, we protect and restore the living earth.

We create and nourish communities, rooted in meditation and ceremony, that practice farming as activism and defend land, water, and life as healing work; we learn, teach, and invite others to join us.

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Mountains and Waters Alliance – schedule update

Dear Folks, We have rescheduled the online Zen study group to Mondays. If this allows you to come, we’d love to have you. The next class will start April 15 and continue through May 20. Register here, ask questions here. Earth Apprentice Retreats are currently scheduled for April 20-21, May 17-19, and July 19-21. The […]


Mountains and Waters Alliance – spring 2024 notes

Dear all, Here are a few notices as we head into spring. I’m still in recovery from shoulder surgery, keeping typing to a bare minimum. This takes us through June and begins July. Zen things: Sunday morning dharma talks online, March 24. April 7. Wednesday evening classes, starting April 3 and May 1: Bendowa, or […]

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Upcoming Events!

  • Events

    1. April-May Zen class: The Wholehearted Way – Monday evenings April 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20

      April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    2. Earth Apprentice Retreat – April 20-21, 2024

      April 20 @ 10:00 am - April 21 @ 4:00 pm
    3. Earth Apprentice Retreat – May 17-19, 2024

      May 17 @ 7:00 pm - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
    4. June Zen class: Instructions for the Cook – 3 Wednesday evenings June 5, 12, 19

      June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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