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Biospharms Christian retreats

Last updated: September 6, 2012 (3 years ago)

Listing created on: July 29, 2011

Biospharms Christian retreats

(Cayo, Belize)

  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2008
  • Start Living Together: 2009
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community.
  • Website address: http://www.biospharms.com
  • Contact Name: Darin Smith
  • Phone: 239 896 7777
  • Address:
    Biospharms
    Cayo,
    Belize

Mission Statement:

Sustainable Ecovillage

Community Description:

Biospharms are best described as ARCs. Agricultural Retreat Communities or Ecovillages. For many reasons known to the awake Christians in the US we have chosen a tropical location in Central America. Belize, to be precise, due to it’s Christian constitution and basis in English law, not to mention English speaking. The area of Belize we were lead to is particularly Christian and has an established barter economy. This will be necessary to avoid the coming mark of the beast. Our community is off the grid and under the radar. We are all totally self sustaining as far as food staple items. We focus on permaculture and sustainable ag along with simple living homes and small scale animal husbandry to supply our needs. We are securely fenced and gated and strategically defendable in case the need arises. The community is simple and understated to avoid attention, however, designed to be fun, safe and carefree for the most part. If you are looking for a safe, secure, affordable, and sustainable retreat away from big government and secularism then we may have a place for you. Our Biospharm packages include your farm fenced off, the standard cabin, a composting outhouse, a water cistern, permiculture fruit and nut tree groves, edible landscaping, a raised kitchen garden, solar lights, LP cook top, and more for less that an average new truck. We are not just dreaming, we are already building and planting and ready for the global crisis to hit, come what may. Recent laws like HR2751 and S510 along with several new Executive Orders make us happier than ever to have a place away from the US in these coming troubling times. The time is soon approaching where no man will buy or sell without the mark. What have you done to prepare your family? Look to Biospharms for all the information you need to not just survive but to thrive. BIOSPHARMS

Contact: Darin Smith
239 896 7777
[email protected]

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About

  • Type(s): Spiritual or Religious Community or Organization

Housing

  • Area: 43 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 50
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Additional Comments: Expandable as God directs

Membership

  • Adult Members: 200
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process: Schedule a showing in advance.
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Basic Christianity

    Pure Christian

    However the village school is awesome. Its just down the road a hop and the kids are awesome. I wouldnt think twice putting my kids there.

Government

  • Decision Making: By an individual community leader
  • Identified Leader: Yes
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Annual elected board of directors

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Required Labor Contribution: No
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: You must buy in a some level. We do assist some families

    Small maintenance fee

Sustainability Practices

  • Current food produced: From 50-75%

Lifestyle

  • Shared meals: 1-3 times per month
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Additional Diet Comments: Individuals much more often

    Complete and sustainable

    Organic gardening is big and some are veggy heads but never militant about it. After all Jesus supplied meat to thousands with the fish and loafs.

    However, a Corona and a lime never hurt anyone

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Other
  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling

Additional Comments

Each independant Biospharm within the community is self sustainable off the grid but within our secure barter community

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Keywords

Sustainable, Christian, eco village, solar, off the grid, agricultural, community, food, affordable

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.