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Hello all,

My name is Christian. I've been lurking for a minute, also subscribed to the daily-ish, and I absolutely adore this forum and its many contributers. I am 22 and have been travelling the USA working Renaissance Faires on my hunt for homestead land! Now, I've found it!

Some dear friends have acquired 40 acres in Colorado, which we plan on turning into a sustainable farm and ecovillage project, starting next year. It's entirely undeveloped land with a hardy well, and my friends and I are just OBSESSED with permaculture and community living.

Our end goal is to start an LLC that will enable us to support our land as a "model" ecovillage, gathering resources and passionate people, so that our group can help start more ecovillages, well... EVERYWHERE.

I am a globally minded individual with a childhood dream of "changing the world," and I know that it starts with MY WORLD. I am so excited and thankful for the opportunities the universe has been throwing in my lap, and would love to connect with more people from all over as we all collectively move forward to a sustainably free future.

Hey guys - let's change our world!!
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Christian Huble : Good luck ! Colorado is a big state and the western half's Mountains can markedly affect their local Eastern Slopes creating

Areas of ''Rain Shadows ''- This can also extend to the entire Eastern Side of the state !

Generally the Permaculture idea is to live minimally with your land to discover what it is trying to tell you !If your well is not seasonal, it still

may not be sufficient for anything but 'Drylands Farming' .

So see what you can learn locally about your water supply- Many places in Colorado and its neighboring states you do not have a legal right

to expound or block the flow of water as it crosses your property. Also have a lawyer look for specific easements previously recorded for your

property. Speaking of "Easements'' has the previous owner given permission for hunters or 4-wheeler enthusiasts to use or pass thru-

Your land? Expect confrontations and be proactive and friendly- these people will probably be armed !

A quick word on roads, stay well ahead of basic repair needs, One badly stuck vehicle can render you afoot for weeks at a time -

months in winter

Again good luck ! For the Good of the Crafts ! Big AL
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Hi Christian,
Where will you be in Colorado? I'm heading there next year as well. We will be on 4.5 acres on the western slope, with a well and a share of irrigation water. I'm pretty much just twiddling my thumbs until I can get out there next spring!
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Howdy Christian, I was wondering if this might be close enough to the land to offer some financial help ?

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Hey bud.
I am new to posting here also. Can I ask you what is LLC? I don't think I have heard of it. Best of luck with your project(s), keep us posted of you can. Cheers,
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