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Looking to Start a Permie Community in the SouthEast (GA, TN, Upstate SC or Western NC)  RSS feed

 
Elena Vor
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I am presently in Atlanta, GA.

I am looking to start a Permaculture Community anywhere in the country, but since Im already in GA, Ive started scoping out land locally. price per acre range from $3k-10k depending on water source, soil, and distance to the epic Blue Ridge mountains.

I am looking for other like minded liberty citizens who want to be as independent/off the grid as possible, sharing 10-30 acres of land. I envision everyone having ownership of their own piece of land or through a land trust (community ownership). I am only investigating the ideas at this point and have no legal documents yet.

ABOUT ME:
Single, White, Jesus-lover, 30, working on gardening, beekeeping, permaculture skills. Graduate School educated (although that doenst really mean anything to anyone who simply wants to live off the land. Its the homesteading skills that matter
(Im keeping an eye out for a husband who has an interest in this too

WANTED:
Any Age, race, liberty minded individuals/families who would like to practice premaculture together in a community/shared property.

THE IDEA:
Purchase large south-facing property (depending on size of group wanting to join me in the endeavor) - about 20-30 acres (average 5 acres per family)
Build Home sites for all in the group.
Share responsibilities/skills/fruit of your labor with everyone else in the community.
Live sustainably in the community

THE PLAN:
Find People To join in on the idea.
Purchase land/establish a land trust (the legalities of it all)
Build Homesites
Homestead/Grow families, food, and faith on the land. Share the joy with others.

Let me know if you are interested in this idea, what skills you have now /want to have/working on. Your ideas, visions, desires, plans

Lets discuss and brainstorm.

Elena
 
Tyler Ludens
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If you haven't read Diana Leafe Christian's book "Creating a Life Together" and her other writings, I can't recommend them strongly enough as you plan this project.

http://www.dianaleafechristian.org/
 
Alder Burns
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Sometime you should take a ride down Hwy. 19 past Americus and visit Koinonia. It's a 70 year old Christian community that used to do conventional farming but is now in process of massive conversion to permaculture. The first two PDC's taught in GA were held there. The like-minded people you're seeking may already be there!
 
no wonder he is so sad, he hasn't seen this tiny ad:
Video of all the permaculture design course and appropriate technology course (about 177 hours)
https://permies.com/wiki/65386/paul-wheaton/digital-market/Video-PDC-ATC-hours-HD
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