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Last updated: July 24, 2013 (12 months ago)
Listing created on: October 27, 2008

Deep River CoHousing at Living Well Community

(Franklinville, North Carolina, United States)

  • Status: Established
  • Formed: 2008  Established: 2013
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address: http://www.LivingWellCommunity.webs.com
  • Contact Name: Deep River CoHousing
  • Phone: 919-799-6819
  • Address:
    c/o Harvey Harman
    1108 Callicutt Rd
    Franklinville, North Carolina, 27248
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Call Harvey Harman at 919-799-6819 or email him at least three days in advance of a visit.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Health, Sacred, Sustainable,

Community Description:

Living Well Community is an intentional, mixed-use neighborhood focused on Health/Wellness, Sustainability, Community, and Honoring of the Sacred. Living Well Community has a strong commitment to being racially and ethnically diverse.

We are located in central North Carolina about 30 minutes south of Greensboro, about an hour and fifteen minutes west of Raleigh, and about an hour and a half northeast of Charlotte.

The land is extremely beautiful, with frontage on the Deep River and Sandy Creek. It also has mountain-like areas, rock outcroppings, beautiful woods, and an existing greenway/railtrail crossing the property and providing access to neighboring towns.

For more information, email Harvey Harman or call him at 919-799-6819.


  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: Honoring of the Sacred in All Forms

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Ecumenical (includes “all religions”)


  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: In Formation

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, at least partially.
  • Location: Small Town, Small Town
  • Area: 124 acres
  • Land owned by: Other

Labor and Money

  • Required Labor contribution: 0
  • Additional Comments: Do Community Work Projects


  • Current food produced: Up to 25%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


Cohousing, Eco-Village, Sustainable Community

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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.