Homegrown Maroons

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Wheelock Mountain Farm

Ubuntu ⇔ Freedom, The Maroon Legacy Keepers, and Wheelock Mountain Farm will be co-hosting four outdoor retreats in rural Vermont. These retreats will bring together people ready to live free today for co-learning, co-building, co-dreaming, and co-manifesting. They will take place June 28-30 and August 9-11. Please note, there are limited spots and attendance is first come, first served.

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The sliding scale cost to attend is from $100 to $1500 per person, and includes:

  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Access to the 650 Acre Farm
  • Exploration of the teachings of Russell Maroon Shoatz, The Ubuntu Principles of Freedom, Restorative Land Justice, Mutual Aid, and Cooperative Values 
  • Land Based Experiences


Beloved Ancestor

Freedom Fighter Russell Maroon Shoatz

The exciting Land Based Experiences will include:

  • Canoeing, Swimming, Fishing
  • Maple Syrup Production Tour
  • Foraging Herbs, Mushrooms, and other Edibles
  • Berry Identification and Picking
  • Pathfinding, Trailblazing, Hiking
  • Fire Building
  • Star Gazing
  • Plant Identification
  • Rope Making
  • Scavenger Hunts

Most importantly, we will be collectively developing practical approaches to building now the world we want and deserve.

You must provide your own tent, sleeping bag, and personal supplies. Use this form to register or express your interest. If you have any difficulties or questions, please contact retreat@ubuntufreedom.com.

Flagg Pond at Wheelock Mountain Farm