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Woodbine is an experimental hub in Ridgewood, Queens for developing the skills, practices, and tools for building autonomy in the Anthropocene. We host workshops, lectures, discussions, and serve as a meeting and organizing space.

What we are doing



Spring Skill Series – March-May

  Over the course of only a few generations, less and less of us possess the skills and knowledge to survive without the convenience of supermarkets and cell phones. This spring, we will host a series of hands-on workshops to start filling that gap, empowering people to become stronger and more resilient as individuals and as communities. Every skill, whether […]

Video Release: A Resolution

  Press Release: RIDGEWOOD, QUEENS, New York – December 30, 2015 – Woodbine, an organizing hub for building autonomy in the Anthropocene, has released A Resolution, a video call to set out the stakes for 2016: the planetary need to be done with a way of life that is destroying us and the world, and in the face of this, […]


Woodbine Wednesdays: On Autonomy

A regular gathering to share and discuss texts, videos, strategies, movements, skills, etc. Organized and facilitated by those present on a rotating, meeting-to-meeting basis, it will occasionally host presentations by members of the group, as well as people passing through New York. Open to all who wish to participate.

Upstate Expansion Project

When we opened Woodbine in January 2014, we set out to establish a hub for building autonomy in the Anthropocene, for taking a position within the decline of a particular way of life and organizing ourselves materially for the coming into being of others.

Sunday Dinners

We'll start prepping and cooking at 7:30, but others are encouraged to bring things to share. Suggested donation: $5 1882 Woodbine St, Ridgewood, NY 11385, USA


Your tax-deductible support for Woodbine goes to initiatives like:

  • Establishing a Food Hub & Community Garden

  • Incubating Resilient Networks & Infrastructure

  • Facilitating Autonomy in the New York City Area

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