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I have mentioned on permies.com before, but here I go again!

I have 2.25 acres near Amarillo, Texas and I would like to have some folks to share it with.  This is not a scenic area but it does have its good points.

We have freedoms here in Texas and especially this area.  

If someone wants to live pretty much rural, but still needs to work, there is plenty employment in fairly short driving distance.

The cost of living here would be fairly inexpensive.  If we had several people living here, we could each afford to travel some.  The distance to Toas and the earthships is not too far.  Also, within a days driving distance is the extraordinary community at Rodeo, NM and Portal, AZ.  

It is possible to grow vegetable here and have chickens.  There are many farmer markets and craft fairs.

For someone who can build and repair, there could be a work exchange.  

I would be open to building a yurt for yoga or other spiritual practice.

I would be open to selling part of the land.  

Most of the area is fenced so you can bring your dogs.

I do have some water catchment with gutters and totes.

There would of course have to be some process of vetting people.  It is not a paradise area, but if someone is looking for a place out of the rat race and willing to share in work and expenses, raise some food in an affordable setting, this could be the place for you.

Blessing to all you permies!

 
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What additional freedoms do you have there?
 
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Hi. Is there a city close enough to do doordash / uber eats? How much are you asking for land?
 
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Barbara Allen wrote:I have mentioned on permies.com before, but here I go again!

I have 2.25 acres near Amarillo, Texas and I would like to have some folks to share it with.  This is not a scenic area but it does have its good points.

We have freedoms here in Texas and especially this area.  

If someone wants to live pretty much rural, but still needs to work, there is plenty employment in fairly short driving distance.

The cost of living here would be fairly inexpensive.  If we had several people living here, we could each afford to travel some.  The distance to Toas and the earthships is not too far.  Also, within a days driving distance is the extraordinary community at Rodeo, NM and Portal, AZ.  

It is possible to grow vegetable here and have chickens.  There are many farmer markets and craft fairs.

For someone who can build and repair, there could be a work exchange.  

I would be open to building a yurt for yoga or other spiritual practice.

I would be open to selling part of the land.  

Most of the area is fenced so you can bring your dogs.

I do have some water catchment with gutters and totes.

There would of course have to be some process of vetting people.  It is not a paradise area, but if someone is looking for a place out of the rat race and willing to share in work and expenses, raise some food in an affordable setting, this could be the place for you.

Blessing to all you permies!



Best of luck in your search for people Barbara. I posted here on Permies in hopes of attracting folks, but no takers so far?  I’ve spent some time up in the panhandle, out in Canadian, TX.
 
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Hi Barbara, hope you well? I am interested yes I would like to chat more about this if possible
 
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Howdy, John Daley,

Thanks for your interest.  I was talking mostly about health and medical choice freedoms here, especially in these last few years.  But in addition, I think because of being a smaller community, we have more freedoms.  I don't know how it is in Australia.  I'm sure it is a beautiful place.
Barbara
 
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Heya Paul Bats,

The population of Amarillo, Texas is 202,303.  Yes we do have door dash and uber, and some similar services.  I'm about 11 miles to Amarillo and 5 to Canyon.  But there are residences and business in all that area.
I'm not wanting to sell my place but just get folks to share living space, work, expenses etc.  I might be open to selling part of my land.  And again, expenses are low.  
I had the idea of maybe building a yurt for several folks.  I just want to keep the large fenced in area because of my dogs.  I would just need to have any one  living here cover the cost of their own expenses.  Especially if they could do upkeep and improvements with me.
Where are you located?  I have to warn you, it is very dry here!  But I have been reading up on Greening the Desert and Food Forest Abundance with much interest.
Thanks for your interest!  Where do you live?  Nice to chat.
Barbara
 
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Jonathan Jonny,

Thanks for your interest!  Where do you live now?  Send me a purple message if you want and I can answer questions.  Or I can explain more here.

I just have too much land and not able to make the improvements to get into self survival that I would like.

Barbara
 
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