Outpost Alpha Trading Community $1k + Labor 3 acres

South East Central MO Ozarks, Missouri, United States

  • Last updated: October 6, 2017 (1 second ago)
  • Listing created on: September 13, 2016

Mission Statement

To develop a good community based on Christian values.
To try to live by the book and be generous to all

Community Description

New Village Forming / Intentional Community
Outpost Alpha – Trading Community
Sustainability, Retreat and Training Center
300+ Acres 75+ Families + Community Camp Ground

Own a 3+ Acre lot for $1000 plus payments -or- LABOR

Neighbors helping neighbors in a community formed around core Christian values.
Local “Time Based” Currency & Barter.
1000 Fruit & Berry Seedlings per lot. We want edible organic natural foods all through our village.
Free range Chickens / Eggs, Goats, Wild Bee Boxes.
No Building Codes or Zoning Ordinances!

  • Status: Forming
  • Started Planning: 2017
  • Start Living Together: 2018
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Please read the details in Membership below before contacting this community. Send Message
  • Website address: http://outpostAlpha.tk
  • Contact Name: Digger73 George
  • Mailing Address:
    No Street Address Yet
    South East Central MO Ozarks, Missouri,
    United States
  • Location

About

  • Type(s): Ecovillage (organized around ecology and sustainability), Spiritual or Religious Community, Unspecified, or Other
  • Programs & Activities: Transition Town (post-petroleum and off-grid communities), School, Educational Institute or Experience, Volunteer, Internship, or Apprenticeship, Neighborhood, Community Housing, or Homeowner’s Association, Ethical Business, Investment Group, or Alternative Currency, Organization, Resource, or Network, WWOOF’ing, Guest Farming, Festivals, Conferences, Events
  • Location: Rural

Housing

  • Status: We do not have land
  • Current Residence Types: Single-family homes, Tiny house, Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent, Mobile homes, RV’s, converted buses, Natural built structues, Lots to build on
  • Current Number of Residences: 6
  • Planned number of residences: 100
  • Planned Residence Types: Single-family homes, Multi-family homes, Room(s) in a house or building, Tiny house, Yurt, tee-pee, dome, treehouse, or tent, Mobile homes, RV’s, converted buses, Natural built structues, Lots to build on
  • Housing Provided: Purchase, Rental, Work-exchange
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)

Membership

  • Adult Members: 5
  • Child Members: 4
  • Non-member Residents: 0
  • Percent Women: 50%
  • Percent Men: 50%
  • Percent Transgender: 0%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Visitor Process:

    Once formed we will have a campground , rv hookup and guest cabins available.

  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Membership Process:

    We prefer families.
    Individuals are ok.

  • Additional Comments:

    Basic initial community will be over 250 acres with a pond of some sort and a 20′ shipping container as our utility Tech building providing limited electricity, well water, telephone and internet access via WiFi. Jack in your laptop and sit under the umbrella. then get back to work building yourself a house. or trade labor with locals

Government

  • Decision Making: Modified Consensus (everyone agrees, with some exceptions or fallbacks.)
  • Identified Leader: Yes, multiple identified leaders
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes

Economics

  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Regular Fee per Month: $15
  • Shared Income: None
  • Required Labor Contribution per Week: 2
  • Open to members with existing debt: Yes
  • Additional Comments:

    We will work with each other in the community to advise and guide others in our individual fields of expertise. We agree to barter labor as needed; one helps another.
    Research team to pick good crops to grow for cash and barter out of town as well as in town.
    Grow what you want on your own property and/or join the community growing projects for a share of the result.

Sustainability Practices

  • Energy Infrastructure: We are totally off grid.
  • Current renewable energy generation: 100%
  • Energy sources: Solar, Wind, Biofuel
  • Planned renewable energy generation: 100%
  • Current food produced: 0%, or close to 0%
  • Planned food produced: 100%
  • Food produced locally: Almost All, around 90%

Lifestyle

  • Common Facilities: Garden(s), Greenhouse(s), Library, Workshop, Outbuilding(s), Swimming pond or pool, Hot tub or hot springs, Outdoor Kitchen, Stage or Auditorium, Fire pit, Swingsets & play areas, Waterfront access, Internet
  • Internet Available: Yes, both the community and individuals provide it
  • Internet Fast?: No, it is slow.
  • Cell Phone Service: Not good for most people.
  • Shared meals: About once a week
  • Dietary Practice: Omnivorous (plants and animals), Local (food sourced within 150 miles), Organic (no pesticides or synthetic fertilizers), GMO Free (only non-genetically modified organisms), Opportunivore (dumpster diving, nature harvesting, etc.)
  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: No – people may eat however they wish.
  • Special Diets OK: No
  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used occasionally.
  • Additional Diet Comments:

    We intend on building our own brewery where each can share running it in teams and sharing the output; not for sale but for local use. Each person provides for themselves, I would like to see 1 pot luck a week for the community to stay together and give a social time in the afternoon share news and talk about events and plans.

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Ecumenical (accepts all religions or spiritual practices), Christian
  • Spiritual Practice Expected?: No
  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling, Private Schooling at the Community, Public Schooling
  • Expected Healthcare Practices:

    Sanitary and
    Please do not have offensive body odor in public places or gatherings.

  • Healthcare Options: Up to each family or individual

Additional Comments

We envision a non denominational Christian community where all Christians and those that want to live a Christian life can do so in a clean wholesome environment with organic food and solar power.

Community Network or Organization Affiliations

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC)

Keywords

Off grid environmnetal friendly co-op coop Barter trade new forming peace Agriculture animals solar