Always great to meet people in the area, and I do get to Chico once in a while, having some friends there. If you're ever up here, do come join for a soak in the hot springs.
sweet, Big bend...i'm actually spent part of my childhood in shasta county. i've only been to big bend springs once, but i'd llike to go again. let me know if youre ever in chico...we're organizing some permie classes this summer and working on getting a demo site. i got those chickens i referenced in my first post. how's your commune going?
A big group has bought the hot springs property and other properties too, and say they're going to have permaculture courses and such some soon. It's a neat town with a lot of potential, especially with all the changes coming now, mostly since we've been here.
The commune is finally starting to take shape. I went to workshop the other week up in Oregon with Diana Leafe Christiansen about intentional communities and ecovillages. Of course we have done almost everything that is recommended against up till now, but we're close to having an actual forming document, and some clear strong agreements. We're near, even, to a clearly stated mission and purpose!
But reading your self-description, you sound like Sue, who runs or ran the Chico Peace and Justice Center, would be a friend and ally. If you don't know Sue, it might be fun and rewarding to drop by the Center and say "Hi."
If you do know Sue, tell her that Lee from Phoenix, AKA Joe Six Pack, said "Hi.."
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