Sustainability at Mission: Wolf

A native American taught me that the division between ecology and human rights was an artificial one, that the environmental and social justice movements addressed two sides of a single large dilemma. The way we harm the earth affects all people, and how we treat one another is reflected in how we treat the earth.

 

-Paul Hawken, Blessed Unrest



To be sustainable is to have the capacity to endure. It is the ability to keep biological systems diverse and productive. For humans, sustainability is long-term well being for ourselves and for our children. Mission: Wolf operates by utilizing our effectively and works to reduce waste at every opportunity.

tipis

Tipis at Mission: Wolf

Our 7 tipis provide staff and visitors a comfortable, low-impact living space.


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Solar Power

Solar Power

Mission: Wolf operates entirely off-grid. Solar panels and wind turbines produce all of our electricity.


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passive solar

Passive Solar Heating

Solar design lets us heat our buildings without burning any fuel or spending any money. We use Colorado's 300 days of sunshine to our advantage, reducing our impact on the earth.


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Greenhouses

Greenhouses

Greenhouses extend our growing season by six months. We strive to grow a majority of the vegetables we eat and educate the public about self-sufficiency and permaculture.


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