By/Posted at;http://reflectionofmind.org –
When most people hear the word “commune” they might not be too excited about the images they get, but what we see are communities that encourage a simpler lifestyle. More importantly, they encourage a simpler lifestyle with the goals to assist the environment or our common man. While not everyone has thought about joining one of these communities, we have pondered it, and here are some of the great communities that still exist today that we love!
1. The Farm
The Farm was founded in 1971 in southern central Tennessee and focused on the style of simple, communal living. Much of the community is solar powered, and it also encourages composting and living smartly with nature. While some of the original ideals haven’t stuck around, such as a total community living, much of this community is still still very intertwined with the central community ideas of nonviolence and some buddhist teachings. While each household now needs to provide support, it allows the community to still flourish. Currently The Farm consists of over 4000 livable acres, including both homes and businesses to allow income to both the residents and the community.
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