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Growing Intentional Community in Cookeville, TN Seeking Help!  RSS feed

 
ardilla Deneys
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Hello!
We are building an intentional community in Cookeville, TN.
Right now there are no structures on the land.  We have about 10 acres of hay field and 10 acres on part of a knob (otherwise known as a knoll). Little Tater Knob to be exact.
We are very close to being done with the fondation of the community house and are now considering the roof.
We would love the company and the help of anyone who would like to come and help.  People with any amount of experience are welcome. We are not experts in any of the things that we are planning to do, so if you have some experience, that's great!
Besides the roof and foundation, we also need to work on a permanent tool shed, permanent outdoor kitchen (water catchment, cob oven, rocket stove cooking set up and or seating), and building the door way and door to the house.
If you are planning to pass through the area and would like to come help for a couple of days we will gladly feed you!
Check out our website at feralfeet.org for more info.
Our access to the internet is limited, so if we don't respond right away to any emails, sorry!
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We are also looking for winter housemates!!

The house is on the beautiful Hidden Springs Nursery property.  Fruit trees, gardens, waterfalls, creeks, and two knobs surround the house. That hollow is often called "hippie hollow" by the locals because of the great residents.
It has 4 real size bedrooms and 2 smaller ones. Dustin and I recently moved onto property 1/2 a mile from the house to start an intentional community.  There is no house on our property so we wanted some place warm for the winter while still being close enough to work on our own house.  We want to start renting Oct 15th til March or April.
The rent is $450 a month for the whole house which includes water.  We'd have to get a phone line put in and subscribe to internet.  There is wood heat and an electric stove.  Town is about 25-30 minutes from the house.
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561-801-0598
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I wish I would have seen this sooner!  My companions and I have found a situation which we are committed to until mid-Jan 2010.  However, after that, we will be wanting a communal permaculture homestead/community-type place for we three and our two well-behaved cats to set up a life of ecological and social fecundity!  What are your plans past March or April?  We are looking for a place to settle/bunker down long-term.

Mini-Bio:
I, Saralin, am a 28-year-old female veteran, recent graduate of a PDC in Indiana, and avid student of ecology and crazy locavore, skilled in food preparation/preservation, GIS, AutoCAD and surveying.  Able-bodied. Side-interests include ancient wisdom and practices (philosophy, qigong/yoga.)
My view of the other two:
Julian is a 32-year-old writer, artist, musician and permaculture landscaper skilled in masonry and organic farming with specific interest in neurotheology.
Courtney is a 20-year-old student and seeker of a sustainable, fulfilling way of life with an interest in living communally and food security, along with hooping, acting, earth-cycle awareness/integration, ect.
Pika & Jojo: 10-12 year old Persian cats skilled in tension-relief techniques with specific interest in growing catnip.

Other than our passion & skills, we have a new thermosyphon 40-gal water-heater to contribute, a large van, and lots of food prep equipment, and enough income/savings to feed ourselves & pay bills for basically as long as it takes to begin generating what we need cooperatively.

If we seem like a potential match, please be in touch so we can work out the details!
 
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