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josh - does your book talk about your community's farm income?

 
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My family and I have been debating the intentional community life for a few years. We're especially leaning toward NH because of our desire to support the FSP. Does your book talk much about what people in your community do for off farm income?

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yes we are close by the grafton which seems to be a hot spot for the free state project. Some folks that have come to the state for FSP participate regularly at the farm. The off farm income question has been a difficult part for the fsp movement.
in general offsite work is fairly mainstream...retail, yardwork, construction, teaching seems popular

at dacres we are trying to make enough revenue to support the needs of the residents though value adding cottage industries based upon our natural resources. we use diversity of revenue streams based upon the farm and forest resources. farm products, overnite accomodations, courses, grants, donations, food events, and now a book are part of the income possibilities and everyone helps do part.


come on out for a visit...more good neighbors is good
 
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