Dunmire Hollow Community
Waynesboro, Tennessee, United States
- Last updated: August 29, 2018 (2 seconds ago)
- Listing created on: October 28, 2004
Small, rural, land stewardship
As individuals, we have a variety of enthusiasms that often involve us with the world and other people: organic gardening, music, crafts, environmentalism, peace work, sports, community networking, aquaculture, alternative energy, etc. Each resident adds to the diverse mix that makes up our community.
We are happy to communicate with people who are interested in rural-community living. We enjoy visitors; please write for more information or to arrange a visit.
- Status: Established (At least 4+ adults, 2+ years)
- Started Planning: 1973
- Start Living Together: 1973
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
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- Contact Name: Harvey
- Phone: 931-722-9201
- Community Address:
2017 Dunmire Hollow Rd
Waynesboro, Tennessee, 38485-5041
- Type(s): Unspecified, or Other
- Location: Rural
- Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
- Identified Leader: No
- Leadership Core Group: No
- Additional Comments:
We operate by consensus, with meetings when we decide we need them.
- Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
- Shared Income: None
- Required Labor Contribution per Week: 0
- Open to members with existing debt: Yes
- Additional Comments:
Deposit, refunded upon departure or when building / buying a house
- Energy Infrastructure: We use both systems.
- Current renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
- Energy sources: Solar, Biofuel
- Planned renewable energy generation: Up to 25%
- Current food produced: Between 26-49%
- Planned food produced: Between 26-49%
- Food produced locally: Between 26-49%
- Common Facilities: Common House, Garden(s), Workshop, Swimming pond or pool, Tractor & Farm Equipment, Swingsets & play areas
- Internet Available: Yes, individuals provide it
- Internet Fast?: Yes, it’s fine.
- Cell Phone Service: Not good for most people.
- Shared meals: About once a week
- Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals), Individual preference
- Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
- Special Diets OK: Yes
- Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
- Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.
- Additional Diet Comments:
We all garden; we raise different amounts of food
Mix of vegetarians and non-vegetarians; some gluten-free folks
- Common Spiritual Practice(s): Not a particularly spiritual or religious community
- Education Style(s): Home Schooling, Public Schooling, Up to each family or individual
- Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual
Community Network or Organization Affiliations
The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC), Communal Studies Association, Cumberland Greens