Each hippie commune was different: some were deeply religious communities while others were completely secular. Drug use was rampant on some hippie communes and forbidden on others. Some were strictly self-sufficient agrarian societies, but other hippie communes participated in capitalism--owning businesses and selling rock albums.
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When one thinks of a commune, the imagery of tie-dyed t-shirts, oversized sunglasses, sandals, primitive living conditions and marijuana come to mind. Recently there has been a surge in companies that provide all the necessities and amenities needed for a twenty-first century updated hippie commune. They are called co-living companies.
From a farm commune in Missouri to an artists colony in Mississippi, here's the most hippie town in every state.
Hippie communes were largely popular in the 1960s and are still associated today with that “back-to-the-land” philosophy and the idealistic world-view of the hippie movement. But not all such communities and settlements are driven by spiritual rather than pragmatic principles, and some of them managed to endure and even thrive better than ...
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If you thought hippie communities of the Sixties were dead, think again. Still going strong is America's oldest, The Farm, a piece of 1,700 acre land located in Tennessee, that at its peak in the ...
Where are all the hippy communes? Almost all of them went bankrupt or broke up. They had, as a generalization, some pretty unrealistic ideas about membership and money, and many discovered that farming is really hard work that pays very little. Ou...
Adder, a pale young man with long blond hair, meets me in the garden. He is the designated host for my visit to Twin Oaks. He apologizes for having childcare responsibilities tonight, but promises ...
The Farm is located on 1750 acres preserved in a trust in Southern Middle Tennessee. Over 4000 contiguous acres are owned by nonprofits such as Swan Conservation Trust, and a growing extended community of friends.