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Our mission:

RESTORING A COOPERATIVE BALANCE

we elevate healing spaces by

ACTING TOGETHER,

between humanity and nature

TO EMPOWER US ALL .

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THIS IS A MOVEMENT

YOU can help bring back empowering balance with nature.

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for centered clarity

Go to where you can know nature's healing, whether that's at home, close to home, or away.

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with those most dear

When working with nature for good health, sharing with loved ones can soothe your soul.

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in hope and love for all

Act with others to renew human capability in concert with nature. Show your hope.

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BUT WHY NOW?

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Because the pandemic brought on trauma, malnutrition and isolation.

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23%

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FROM 2019

15%

Americans experiencing a post-traumatic stress diagnosis

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13%

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FROM 2019

2%

U.S. households feeling long-term food insecurity

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28%

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FROM 2019

11%

Americans separated from emotional or social support

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NATURE CAN HELP

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Regular time spent with nature reduces despair and restores wellbeing.

95% of people who maintained or increased outside time during the pandemic experienced a sustained sense of good mental health.

98% of urban households who foraged wild foods or grew home kitchen gardens demonstrated taste satisfaction and improved nutrition.

82% of Americans now feel mental health is every bit as important as physical health (up more than 10% from pre-pandemic beliefs.)

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95%

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95% of people who maintained or increased outside time during the pandemic experienced a sustained sense of good mental health.

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98%

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98% of urban households who foraged wild foods or grew home kitchen gardens demonstrated taste satisfaction and improved nutrition.

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82%

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82% of Americans now feel mental health is every bit as important as physical health (up more than 10% from pre-pandemic beliefs.)

Clement Waters Retreat helps people celebrate and respect nature's bounty so all of us can regain better health.

IMPACT 2018-2024

  • 15 families sharing seed + harvest

  • 50 cubic yards of dumped waste removed from our urban forest project

  • 80 cubic yards of invasive honeysuckle removed from our urban forest project

  • 187 varieties of food plants distributed

  • 450 native or edible trees planted

  • 600 volunteers engaged, age 5 - 60

  • 7,000 social media audience members

Impact

WRITTEN WORDS ON NATURE'S BENEFITS

"Thank you for being the difference between thought and thoughtful action." 

– Joy Ellsworth, co-founder
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