[before_listing id=405 images= youtube=null] My female farmer friend sam has started an intentional community in the rolling countryside of Southside Virginia amidst amish farms…very rural…has 84 acres…nearby creek to cool off…large not quite finished cabin and a sharecropper’s shack and a pop-up trailer and an old house used mainly for storage…it’s rough and tumble…not quite primitive…going off-grid one sector at a time…just started hooking up some solar panels…John (GoldMiningGuy) is renovating a shorty schoolbus as living acommodations…there is phone and internet and right now limited electricity…oh, and a well. Sam needs folks who are doers and not dreamers who just talk…especially needs help getting the gardens back up and running as she has buyers for some specialty crops like sunchokes but doesn’t have the help right now. She even splits profits on the crops but it takes work to git’er done. She needs 15 hours a week of real work (helping in the gardens and feeding & watering the critters…the donkeys are a hoot) in exchange for a place to live and some food…if you have some income that’d be best if you’d like to partake of phone and internet and electricity until they’re off grid powered…she has side businesses on eBay and etsy and flea market selling…do you have anything like that too??…also has chickens and donkeys and a rescue horse named Penny. Secluded and very rural. Nearby town of 35,000 has Walmart (uugghh) and Lowes and Tractor Supply and more. Not much job opportunity here. An RVer would fit in great if it’s not too big. Have had 16 people in the last 2 years, most all slowly drift away to the big city lights so prefer no one under 25…just haven’t seen any commitment in that age group…older even better!!!!! [landbuddy_listing id=405 youtube=null]

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71 Responses to “Virginia Commune”

  1. Ranger

    Looking for a place,to live and stay I am 55 yrs. old,I have pets.,want to get away to somewhere quiet,and safe.,I am a Christian.,need a place ,low income,with utilities included: no relationships needed or wanted.,please.I am also,a %service -connected disabled combat OIF war army veteran.

  2. David

    Have experience in beekeeping , composting , vegetable gardening and fruit trees. Also flea market and product
    acquisition from sock and clothing factories. Willing to trade labor for housing.

  3. Austin

    Hello I’m a 50 yr old man that has recently gone through a divorce and am looking to start over in life. I’d like to find out more about your offering of a newer stress free way of life. I have spent most of my life working in the trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, hvac, ….) and think I might be use to your growing community. Please contact me back with more details. Thanks for your time.

  4. Jeffrey Fortune

    Very interested in learning more and possibly joining. I’m 26 and tattoo for a living but I have knowledge in construction, farming, hunting, trapping and survival skills from working my family’s farm for so many years. Thanks for your time. Hope to hear back soon.

  5. David

    am interested in this lifestyle, please contact me
    47 y.o male physician

  6. Deedee

    Please contact me.. I am a farmer and gardener looking for this type of living situation !

  7. chrissy

    I know this is an older post but wanted to see if this situation still exists email me malificent_80@yahoo.com i have questions abd we are very interested. Thanks

  8. Christopher Chadwick

    I have been looking into off grid living alone and as well into intentional communities, If you are still up and your still looking for people, please contact me. I’m 39 male from Missouri. Name is Chris

  9. Kimberly

    I am very interested in joining your community. I am able to help and offer my skills within your commune. I am looking to relocate immediately. I am currently in the Virginia area. Please contact via email or by phone – my email address is: kimberlyphone07@gmail.com – Thanks I look forward to hearing from you soon. Have a great day!

  10. phil

    Very interested in this way of life. Have been for a while now. I’m 35 and life is not the same as when I was young. Everyone is to busy and needs to slow down. How can I join

  11. corey

    Very interested to see how things have come along since you posted. Getting close to making the decision to go off-grid and looking for hope that its possibe to make the transition without added stress of more BS! I hope, sincerely, that things are going well for you!


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