• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • r ranson
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • James Freyr
  • Jocelyn Campbell
stewards:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • paul wheaton
  • Burra Maluca
garden masters:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Jay Angler
  • Carla Burke
  • thomas rubino

Building Self-Sustaining Village

 
Posts: 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Looking for Those with a Like-Minded Balanced View

We are building a village with those who have a balanced view of what a long-term, self-sufficient life is really all about.   Short and long term survival doesn't focus on just one thing.  It encompasses building safe, sustainable housing, keeping and tending animals, garden, orchard, wildcrafting, hunting, and a myriad of other skills, as well as defense.

What is being built here is modeled after an 1800's style village where each individual house had a specialist living there who contibuted their skills to the village, so everyone's needs were met.  

Our village is off the beaten path, far away from major highways and interstates, and also well off the county road.  This place can't be seen from any road!

We welcome inquiries from families and individuals with skills in the fields of blacksmithing, medicine, and mechanics and mechanical fabrication of alternative machines from useful junk, as well as other useful skills.

The village has been sectioned off into 1/2 and 1 acre parcels which are offered on a long-term lease basis for a minimal amount.  We are interested in building the village, not money.   You make your haven what you need it to be.   There are only eight wooded, 1 acre parcels left for building your safe haven.  

If you are working on perfecting and learning new self-sustaining life skills, are not an extremist, one way or the other, and have a balanced view of what it means to not just survive, but strive to live a comfortable, self-sustaining life,  then contact me at kb233196 (at) gmail (dot) com.  We will send you an initial questionaire to get your view on things, then we can proceed from there.
 
pollinator
Posts: 4665
Location: Zones 2-4 Wyoming and 4-5 Colorado
462
hugelkultur forest garden fungi books bee greening the desert
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Howdy Kat, welcome to permies!

Could you tell me, in what general area the village will be located?
 
Posts: 94
Location: SW New Mexico, 5300'elevation, 18" precip
15
goat hugelkultur forest garden chicken greening the desert homestead
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Kat,
We really like what you are suggesting. It seems to fit nicely with what we( my husband and I) are looking to co-create with others.
Could you tell us where you are located so we know if it's even in an area that we'd be interested in?
Thanks!
Sequoia
 
Power corrupts. Absolute power xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx is kinda neat.
3 Plant Types You Need to Know: Perennial, Biennial, and Annual
https://permies.com/t/96847/Pros-cons-perennial-biennial-annual
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!