All parking is free and unregulated. Yet—despite the drugs, freedom, isolation and heavy south-California sun—the residents reject seniority and avoid shrewdness, remaining polite and open-armed to new comers. Hippies, free-spirits, druggies, eccentrics and adventurers—people have been living for free in Slab City since the late ’40s.
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This is a list of intentional communities.For directories, see external links below.
The Communities Directory is the book you need! This is the top resource for finding intentional communities and learning about cooperative living. This epic book includes: 1,200 communities; Full-page maps showing where communities are located; Charts that compare communities by more than 30 different qualities
intro: If you thought communes had gone the way of the tie dye shirt, think again. New, non-hippy ones are springing up. The oldest, The Farm—still hippyish and still going strong--is the ...
There are over 2,000 documented active communes in the United States. Communal groups dedicated to causes ranging from feminism to Buddhism to white racism to attending concerts by "hippie bands" were functioning in every state.
These 10 intentional communities, from utopian eco-villages to cute historic houses in urban Los Angeles, bring people together with common goals of harmonic living, artistic exploration and ...
A community based on Owenism and anarchism. Maintained close contact with the Kristeen and Grand Prairie Communities. Kristeen Community Indiana Charles Mowland: 1845 1847 Founded by Charles Mowland and others who had been previously been associated with the Prairie Home Community. A Society for Universal Inquiry and Reform community.
Several states now cover the cost of community college for residents. Several states now cover the cost of community college for residents. ...
Off-the-grid communities: 5 places carving a sustainable path Learn about places around the U.S. where people live independent of any utility connections in self-sufficient villages.