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Last updated: June 6, 2014 (1 month ago)
Listing created on: July 15, 2012

Meade County Kentucky

(Vine Grove, Kentucky, United States)

Mission Statement:

Sustainable community

Community Description:

We are looking to start an small community of like minded people. We wish to grow some of our own food, live in low impact housing, withdraw ourselves from the greed and cultural norm that is so widely accepted today and we wish to be happy. We are not a religious group. We do homeschool our children. We are looking to begin our community in a county somewhere near Elizabethtown, but not in Hardin county as the building codes are fairly restrictive there. We’d like to be no more than 1 hour and 15 minutes from Louisville.
We currently have 5 acres near Custer Kentucky and should start our residence in the spring!

Population

  • Adult Members: 3
  • Child Members: 3
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Social Factors

  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling

Government

  • Decision Making: By a Community Leader
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: No

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Rural
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Planned number of residences: 4
  • Additional Comments: Looking for land

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Shared Expenses: Little or no share of expenses
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Required Labor contribution: 0

Diet

  • Shared meals: Rarely
  • Current food produced: Between 25-50%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)

Keywords

Meade,Breckinridge, Ecovillage, cob, earthbag, Kentucky

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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.
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