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Looking for help setting up Homestead on 119 acres in Southern Kentucky

 
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Hi there.  We are in process of purchasing 119 acres in Southern Kentucky.  Our plan is to build a self sufficient homestead over the next x years.  We currently live in Indiana but travel to Georgia to work at a foster boys ranch 2 weeks of every 4.  Obviously that doesn't leave us much time to develop the homestead and manage it.  My wife and I are new to homesteading and around 60 years old.  We are thinking we might work another 3-5 years and then want to be pretty much full time in KY.  Wondering if there is an experienced couple/family that would want to help us build the homestead in exchange for living there.  Not sure about details of this arrangement.  Obviously could be fraught with difficulties.  Anyway we thought we would start by seeing if this kind of thing generates any interest.  Thanks.

My guess is we would have to wait till 2022 to really get started with things.
 
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Well we now own the 120 acres of land in South Central Kentucky.  We would like to invite other people interested in a self sufficient lifestyle (homesteading, off grid, etc) to think about doing it with us.  We could sell you some acreage, or we could set up some kind of leasing deal or work to own deal.  We know we will need others to develop our permaculture property with us.  

Hit us back if this sparks any thoughts in you.
 
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I'm needing something different. I just went through a dark night of the soul or something. Now life seems mundane. I'm feeling being called to do something but stuck in inaction. I'm an empath, highly sensitive healer. I'd like to learn how to help myself and others.

 
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Hi Richard, I'm hoping to find an acre or two near like-minded folks.  I'd like to buy, or lease with option to buy, but would also consider a work-trade for land.   Would love to talk soon.  I'll send you my contact info through a purple moosage.
 
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Hi, Richard - we also live in South Central Kentucky - Hart County - are you near by?
 
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Hi Richard, how is your project going?
I am curious to learn more.
If it seems like a good fit I might be interested in working out one of the options you mentioned. It definitely sparks some thoughts     what zone is your place in?

Maybe we can work out something that would be mutually beneficial.

Please get in touch when you have time.

Thanks, Josie
 
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i am in the same kinda shoes. feeling i need to make changes and am over.
 
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how is the project going ?
 
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Hi Richard,
I am very interested in your project.  I am preparing to retire at 61 yo.  I don't care about owning the land, but I would like to have a small plot /building site to build a small sustainable home and keep some animals and a garden.  If you're still looking to form a community, I'd be interested.  Please send me an email at daveboyce99@yahoo.com.

Thanks,

Dave  
 
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Hi Richard I'm interested do you want to sell 5-10 acres I'm retiring next year right now living in communist controlled CT need to get off the grid and get away from the system I have 3 grown sons and my wife, will work hard to make the land produce let me know if that will work or maybe something else I also have construction experience and welding skills,like minded people must stick together if you love this countries foundational roots and a love of freedom and self sufficientcy then I'm with you.
 
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Hey Richard forgot to give my email it's kirkman9992@gmail.com
 
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HI Richard, my Name is Dianna my husband Richard and I are very interested in helping you with your land in exchange for gardening, having chicken and goats. Make aour own medicine . We are excited and eager to learn my husband is 51 I am 39 and our daughter is 12.we have a 38' RV and will be ready to come at the end of April
Sincerely Dianna
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Hi all.  We are slowly moving forward.  Since we don't live in KY full time it is a hard to move ahead full steam.  Not sure how exactly things would be structured but seems like we could only have a self or nearly self sufficient homestead with the help of others in community.  I have attached a picture of the property. Thanks.
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Suzanne, I tried to send you an email but it did not go through.  Says your mail box is full.  And Permies would not let me send a purple moosage!
 
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Hello Richard, my name is Chris. I live in Kentucky and I'm very interested in speaking with you all, concerning your dreams of a homestead. Which has also been my dream for many years. We are a couple, her names Kris. both 50, I am a general contractor and have been for 31 years. With a well rounded knowledge of Kentucky and what's important in an off grid setting. I'm interested in talking with you to find out what your wishes are for a home stead. How you want it to work for you?
I believe that we would be able to come to some sort of agreement. I'm very open to ideas. Please feel to contact me anytime. May want to text first. Robocalls, shoo!  859-338-4973. Thank you for your consideration..
 
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Ash Love wrote:I'm needing something different. I just went through a dark night of the soul or something. Now life seems mundane. I'm feeling being called to do something but stuck in inaction. I'm an empath, highly sensitive healer. I'd like to learn how to help myself and others.

find god and you find happiness
 
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Hi Richard,

My partner (40) and I (29) are also considering a move to Kentucky soon with hopes to start a native/edible plant nursery business. We've been traveling through the central states camping out of my car and that area just seemed so perfect for us. We also both concluded while setting up our camps that building our own off-grid house and structures seemed so much more fulfilling, affordable, sustainable and fun than renting/owning a regular house and have our sights set on something like that. As we're not at the point currently to buy land, an arrangement like this seems like it could be perfect. We're both gardeners and primarily planty people, I went to school for Conservation Biology/Environmental Science and he Horticulture, but we have a bit of know-how with construction & irrigation and love learning all the different permaculture techniques through this forum & youtube, etc. It sure would be fun to help out & do more hands-on work and possibly carve a little corner out for ourselves & our dog & kitty & a little plant nursery. Please feel free to message me if you'd like, we may be back in the area in the next week or 2 as well for a possible meet-up.

Take care,
Norma
 
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