Forming Formed: 2009 Established: 2010
This page last updated:10/18/2010
(not yet purchased)
We are people who want to live with conscious others in community. The central organizing and problem-solving theory we will follow is Process Psychology, utilizing equal-power discussions within the group. In 2011 we will purchase a quarter-section of mainly forested (and 25-percent farm) land within commutable distance to Edmonton, most likely. We hope to have about six to eight families or individuals join us, building their homes using environmentally friendly alternative construction. We plan to share utilities and vehicles, buy food and other necessities in bulk, barter services, and emotionally care for one another as a chosen family and support network. Every residential member will have a community role and can choose what to do with the remainder of his or her time.
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This page last updated:10/18/2010
(we are passionate about talking with other communitarians, sharing ideas, & creating barter networks)
Visitor Process: Please contact us, let us know what your interests in intentional living are, and, when you visit, help out with projects and share knowledge, ideas, or a meal with us.
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
(An individual or small group gives reccomendations about their area, final decisions made with the group using process psychology theory.)
Leadership Core Group:
(it will be made up of the people who want to chair the task groups.)
Labor and Money
Partial income sharing
(everyone contributes to shared expenses such as groceries, utilities, vehicles, housing, etc., but primarily have indepenent finances)
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(about 15 hrs. a week of community tasks, with the member choosing tasks that they enjoy and are gifted at)
(pay for their portion of expenses)
Land and Buildings
180 acres (72.8 hectares)
(will be purchased in 2009)
Land Owned By:
Community-controlled land trust
(will transition from independent owner to land trust)
(people will independently choose their homes)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(we will have a greenhouse)
Share Community Meals:
(the community will decide if it is convenient to have meals prepared all day or to do them within people's own homes)
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(... being conscious of where their food came from)
(we don't, but you can if you want)
Common Spiritual Practices:
(... only a common path to discussions- Process Psychology)
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
(... when there are enough youth, we will have an educational building and teacher on the property, people can choose whatever schooling they want)
Number of Units:
we hope to have 8
Square Feet in Common House:
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