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mothership sanctuary

Last updated: January 31, 2016 (1 year ago)

Listing created on: July 24, 2008

mothership sanctuary

(Eugene, Oregon, United States)

  • Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
  • Started Planning: 2005
  • Start Living Together: 2005
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Open to new Members: Not currently, but there is a list or possibly in the future
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community.
  • Contact Name: David and Omni
  • Community Address:
    31190 Foxridge Lane
    Eugene, Oregon, 97405
    United States

Mission Statement:

music art healing veganish

Community Description:

We are dedicated to the art and music of personal and planetary healing.

About

  • Type(s): Shared Housing, Cohouseholding, or Coliving (multiple individuals sharing a dwelling)
  • Location: Rural

Housing

  • Area: 5 acres
  • Current Number of Residences: 7
  • Land owned by: A subgroup of community members
  • Additional Comments: 7 spaces or so

Membership

  • Adult Members: 6
  • Percent Women: 61-70%
  • Percent Men: 31-40%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes, rarely
  • Visitor Process: Email us.
  • Membership Process: Varies from month to month.
  • Additional Comments: generic spiritual

Government

  • Decision Making: gov’m’nt by fridge note
  • Identified Leader: No
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: government by frig note

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments: one chore per day

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are connected to the grid.
  • Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
  • Energy sources: Wind, Hydro-Electric
  • Planned renewable energy generation: 100%
  • Current food produced: Up to 25%
  • Planned food produced: Up to 25%
  • Food produced locally: From 50-75%

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Greenhouse(s), Library, Workshop, Outbuilding(s), Swimming pond or pool, Fire pit, Internet
  • Internet Available: Yes, both the community and individuals provide it
  • Internet Fast?: No, it is slow.
  • Cell Phone Service: Good for some people.
  • Shared meals: 2-5 times per week
  • Dietary Practice: Local (food sourced within 150 miles), Organic (no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers), GMO Free (only non-genetically modified organisms), Vegetarian Only (no animal meat; dairy and eggs okay) – Please check this only if you are 100% Vegetarian, Mostly Vegan
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
  • Special Diets OK: Sometimes
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
  • Tobacco Use: No, this community does not permit tobacco use.
  • Additional Diet Comments: veganish – avoiding harm, lotsa raw. absolutely no meat at home
  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions)
  • Education Style(s): Up to each family or individual
  • Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual

Additional Comments

five minutes from town

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

Rainbow Family

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