Author: Kim Scheidt


Words of Experience: Starting a Community

Posted on March 1, 2016 by
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A founder shares a well-learned lesson: “It is a LOT of work to start an intentional community. A LOT.”


Down at the Pond

Posted on September 14, 2013 by
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A child learns that it’s fine to be comfortable in her skin.


Creating a Community of Homesteaders

Posted on March 7, 2013 by
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A land trust with leaseholds keeps members’ costs down while allowing a combination of autonomy and connection.


The Church of Fermentation

Posted on March 7, 2012 by
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In a world in which food choices
and dietary preferences can
become quasi-religions,
lactic-acid fermentation wins
a new convert.


Work Less, Simplify More

Posted on September 7, 2011 by
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By reducing our economic impact, we can shrink our ecological footprint, while freeing up time and energy to contribute to community and a more sustainable world.


Fascinating Selfhood

Posted on June 7, 2011 by
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Do you think a half-century-old book on proper “womanhood,” much of whose advice is guaranteed to cause feminists to scream out in indignation, has nothing to teach us? Think again.