Forming Formed: 2012 Established: 2013
This page last updated:4/8/2013
Santa Cruz Mountains, California,
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We are looking for partners to purchase land, or who already own land, to join in a vision of living in harmony with the Earth and one another in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This piece must be in place to move forward & have an actual place for people to come to. There isn't a physical space at this time! When it is, I will change the listing to reflect that.
We are committed to sustainability by growing as much of our own food as possible, being vegetarian/vegan (on site), building dwellings that utilize alternative energy and resources, composting, water catchment, and use of grey water, and any other ideas put forth by community members towards living sustainably.
We will strive to communicate with openness and compassion with one another, and to treat each other, & all beings with loving kindness as a cornerstone of our community. All beliefs are welcome, as are all ages!
Our haven will also be a sanctuary for others to come to visit, to learn, to heal and to grow with us and the horses and other animals that help facilitate that!
Retreat space will be part of the master plan to include a common meeting/living/meditation/yoga/movie area, with kitchen and bath house, with individual or family cottages (etc.) as well. There will also be retreat space to accommodate our guests in the form of comfortable cottages, yurts or similar.
This is a serious endeavor for people who are passionate and committed to creating something of beauty, who are grounded dreamers with vision and the energy to pursue something of incalculable value, and who understand the challenges, as well as the joys implicit in living in community.
Status: Currently accepting members
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This page last updated:4/8/2013
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.
Because our housing is a single housing unit and requires the sharing of bathroom, kitchen and common space membership/residency may be restricted based on sex/gender in accordance with the law. Our community does not discriminate based on race/color, national origin, religion, 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 domestic abuse.
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By a group of elders or other leaders
(Or TBD by members later)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
Land and Buildings
5 acres (2.0 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Individual community member(s)
Percentage of Food Grown:
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
There are some dietary restrictions
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
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Current editor(s): windyystop
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