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Last updated: March 18, 2010 (4 years ago)
Listing created on: March 18, 2010

Forest Haven

(Moyock, North Carolina, United States)

  • Status: Forming
  • Formed: 2010  Established: 2010
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Contact Name: Janice Forest
  • Phone: 757 777-6020
  • Address:
    2129 General Booth Blvd. #191
    Moyock, North Carolina, 27958
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Send an E-Mail to Janice Forest at priestessnov11@hotmail.com

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes

Mission Statement:

Earth-based spirituality

Community Description:

a 3 year-old 3-bedroom farm house on a half acre of land, half of which is treed, adjacent to a half-mile long farm road – perfect for walking, biking or horseback riding. A Cohousing/EcoVillage/Healing Center which is currently forming and is based on members who currently follow earth-based spirituality.

Population

  • Adult Members: 1
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Paganism/Earth Religions

Government

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

Land and Buildings

  • Housing Provided: Yes, for all or most members.
  • Location: Small Town, Small Town
  • Area: 0.5 acres
  • Land owned by: Other
  • Current number of residences: 1
  • Additional Comments: 1

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
  • Join Fee: No
  • Regular Fee: 0

Diet

  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Not at all important – people may eat however they individually choose.
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals)
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.

Fair Housing Laws

Our community fits the legal definition of “housing for older persons” meaning housing occupied solely by persons 62 years of age or older; or housing in which 80% of the occupied units have at least one person 55 years of age or older, and which meet certain other requirements. Thus we may restrict membership/residency to those of a certain age and may have limits on child membership/residency in accordance with the law. Our community does not discriminate based on race/color, nationality, religion, sex/gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, source of income, creed, appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or domestic abuse., 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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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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