Intentional community

Discover ideas and inspiration for creating an intentional community that promotes connection, sustainability, and shared values. Explore how to cultivate a thriving community and embrace a more intentional way of living.
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The feature-length documentary BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN & THE FARM MIDWIVES tells the story of counterculture heroine Ina May Gaskin and her spirited friends, who began delivering each other’s babies in 1970, on a caravan of hippie school buses, headed to a patch of rural Tennessee land. With Ina May as their leader, the women taught themselves midwifery from the ground up, and, with their families, founded an entirely communal, agricultural society called The Farm. They grew their own…

plan for 4 households sharing resources for mutual benefit....great idea...if we could only find 3 other families we'd like to live that closely with Twilight Saga, Community Gardening, Households, Tiny House Community, Community Building, Homesteading, Family Homesteading, Intentional Community, Community

this drawing was an experiment - i made a list of things it would be nice to have in a community, and tried to figure out their approximate sizes and how they could fit together in a way that minimizes paths and maximizes natural areas, while getting in a lot of (animal-free!) food production and space for socializing / playing / working. the big common house is meant to be a farm house that was originally on the land, where residents could live while developing the other buildings and…

Spiral and Whimsy