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Intentional Community near or in Southwest Tennessee

 
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There have been several Intentional Communities established in the state over the years, however, I know of none in this area. This, despite a great deal of interest that I have stumbled across.

I'd love it if we could come together on something.

What I would like to find is folks (from anywhere) who would help build a community that provides for basic needs and that could be used to teach skills. Individuals would be welcome to run a craft for their own enjoyment and profit, but food production, meals, water and power would be a _community_ effort. Any crafters would be encouraged to hold classes or at least allow onlookers.

I envision some (hopefully) inexpensive but good land relatively isolated, but near enough to civilization that we could allow people to visit and learn. If on or near one of our many rivers (a very green state) someone might eventually run a canoeing or camping outfitter. If anyone already has land that could be used, whether by donation or long term (cheap) lease, I'd certainly also be interested in talking.

( ED: Land will need access to a permanent water source. The Wolf river, among several, winds thru here, which may be an additional help. Farmland in this area can be as cheap as under $1000 per acre in bulk, but is more likely to be $3000 per acre or more for plots of under 50. Check someplace like zillow for examples. )

Non-denominational, respectful of beliefs/race and peaceful. Lots of fruit trees and perennials


Any takers?

 
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Paul Kennington wrote:There have been several Intentional Communities established in the state over the years, however, I know of none in this area. This, despite a great deal of interest that I have stumbled across.

I'd love it if we could come together on something.

I envision some (hopefully) inexpensive but good land relatively isolated, but near enough to civilization that we could allow people to visit and learn. If on or near one of our many rivers (a very green state) someone might eventually run a canoeing or camping outfitter. If anyone already has land that could be used, whether by donation or long term (cheap) lease, I'd certainly also be interested

Hi Paul! Martha Hernandez here I just purchased five acres in Henderson off of Mount Gilead Road the land is untouched and full of trees there are some flat areas I need to go out there and survey it apart from a tick problem u.s. dog tick and Rocky mountain tick I know how to get it treated and will be doing so however 5 acres is a pretty good piece and what I envision is similar to what you have mentioned here almost my exact words! So it is a place where I wish to build and have a community of people to come and help build it I wish to keep bees on this land the covenants allow livestock only six of each and buildings to Houston a septic has to be built so this could be a good permaculture project for people wishing to live temporarily or permanently on the mat in order for this to occur I would like to have them attend classes on my land how to build either Cobb or aircrete dome room by room I think would be a good idea? 954-773-5404 is one way to get a hold of me to discuss this further or use my email Marthahernandez.50.mh@gmail.com

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Wolf River Community is firming up. We'd still like to have you  there at the beginning. Check out the information and drop us an email if you like what you see.

https://www.ic.org/directory/wolf-river-community/
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I'm very interested in this community. Let's get together and see what can happen!
 
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Looking for our last four or five people!

Give us an email at:

https://www.ic.org/directory/wolf-river-community/

 
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