Letters About an Ecological Research Center

George Elmendorf proposed an idea for a MOTHER EARTH NEWS ecological research center in late 1974. The following letters show how positively, or negatively, readers responded to the idea of living in an eco-community.

A sketch of the potential MOTHER EARTH NEWS ecovillage.
An eco-community would have props and cons but, ultimately, would allow homesteading skills to thrive.

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