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Juergen Lunkwitz
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Where?
-Central Virginia
-Boarder a National Park (80,000 acres)
-Over 2,000’ in elevation
-Private community on 500 acres
-Deep Well
-Streams
-Currently have “on grid” power looking to build solar and wind
-Plenty of fire wood
-Plenty of hunting
-8 miles away from the closest store

What?
Build a small self-sufficient community.
We need each other and no man is an island.
We want to create an environment where we all need each other.
We all can focus on things were good at and leverage everyone’s skills.
-Building multiple homes (Cabins or Shipping Containers… but not “Tiny Homes”)
-Expand the garden
-Add livestock (Bees, Pigs, Chickens, horses, etc)
-Build a greenhouse
-Building a wood/metal working shop
-Build more root cellars
-Expand water storage
-Expand our saw mill
-Expand Communication
-Build an archery range
-Move off of on grid power
-Build WVO fuel procedure
-Create a secure perimeter

Who am I? Homesteader
-Retired Engineer
-35 years old
-Marathon Runner
-Grow up a city boy learning how to be a country boy

We are of “old school values”
Not associated with any religion
Have strong morals

Who? You?
Strong, hardworking, level headed individual or small family.
It would be a plus if you had knowledge of gardening, raising farm animals, hunting and other practical skills.
We will help you build a modest cabin for your residence to live in.
We will work together to maximize the sustainability of our little purpose built community.

If this interests you we would like to start a meaningful dialog
Contact us at juergs [at] gmail [dot] com

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Len Ferguson
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Location: Jacksonville, Florida
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Would this opportunity still be available? Me and my fiance are looking for something similar to this and would help out a lot and would be greatful to have this opportunity to talk to you. We are truly blessed and continue to look for a steady lifestyle filled with happiness.
 
Juergen Lunkwitz
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As long as the post is up we are taking applications.
Please email the address in the original post.

Looking forward to chatting with you all.

Peace
 
Juergen Lunkwitz
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Forgot to add a bit about the application process....

Usually we have a 15 min phone call
Then some kind of face to face / Work Weekend
Followed by a work week
Then a season invite
At the end of that we might extend a long term invite

Looking forward to chatting with you all
juergs [at] gmail [dot] com
 
James Budkins
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Very very interested email sent
 
Juergen Lunkwitz
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Good deal James. Just replied to your DM.
Peace
 
Matthew Hall
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Hi there I sent you an email about looking to be apart of your community soon. It would be a move for me and if I can get some solar panels before I make the trip there. I think that would be a great way to contribute, I have some metal working skills and welding skills. My father taught me carpentry through most of my younger years. Thank you and I hope to hear from you contact me at toastdeath22@gmail.com yes a silly email but I have had it for years haha
 
Rufaro Makamure
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Location: Zimbabwe
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Hope this finds you well. I was wondering if you are open to international interns.
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