Alyson Ewald is a nonprofit fundraiser, facilitator, and homesteader who lived in a cooperative house as a toddler. She has spent time with children as a babysitter, swimming lesson teacher, women’s shelter caregiver, English and Russian teacher, aunt, mother, and friend. She serves on several boards, including Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage
, Scotland County Farmers’ Markets, and the Fellowship for Intentional Community. She cofounded Red Earth Farms
in Rutledge, Missouri, where she lives with her family.
Articles by Alyson Ewald
How Our Kids Are Learning to Use Their Power for Good
Community brings cross-generational teamwork, learning, and many other benefits to both children and adults.
Good Neighbors (Issue # 156)
Top 10 Reasons to Live Next to an Ecovillage
A communitarian discovers the best place on Earth to live.
Degraded slopes, crumbling logs, plenty of trench-digging, seven blueberry plants, and an unanticipated drought combine to teach some important lessons.
Red Earth Farms cofounder Alyson Ewald loves it that her rural community wildcrafts, grows, processes, ferments, pickles, and celebrates food.