The mission of the Sequatchie Valley Institute is to offer society an opportunity to experience and learn about living in harmony with nature by providing:
- education, art and research opportunities, land conservation and restoration
- a dynamic model residence and learning center and
- a vision for attaining a sustainable future
Projects for fulfillment of our mission include:
Landscape and Architecture — permaculture, edible landscaping, natural building, and alternative energy
Education, Research & Outreach — off-site presentations and consulting, tours, teacher enrichment and academic research
Moonshadow Programs — workshops, conferences, meetings and events
Land Conservation – protecting and preserving the integrity and sustainability of the Lane Cove watershed, we have assembled a domain of 380+ acres
The SVI Intern Residency Program at Moonshadow
If you’re interested in becoming an Intern Resident, read about the Intern Residency Program at Moonshadow.
Artwork & Crafts
In addition to working for SVI, many of our residents are artists: we do pottery, painting, lampworked-glass, stained glass, wood-work and more.