WildCraft Ecovillage

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Art, Community, and Sustainability

Wildcraft is a new Intentional Community being born here in Austin Texas.

We are looking for a few exceptional and diligent people who want live on this beautiful 7 acre site as caretakers and co-creators of this new community.

Our Mission is to cultivate a healthy community of artists collectively striving for self-sustainability (Ecovillage); Permaculture - Care for the Earth, care for the land, care for the people; Celebrate cultural diversity; Develop an urban self-sustainability learning and research center; Develop collective crafting workshops for local artists to learn and working in; Allow local green businesses to installed exhibits, working examples of self-sustainability in action; Host related tours and events and classes;

The Land
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We are located in Southeast Austin, on the edge of town, and on the bus route, and only 7 miles from downtown Austin. Check out the 'Gallery' section for some pictures of the land.

There are acres of trees that make up the deep woods in the back. A seasonal creek borders the back of the property. Diverse wildlife is abundant. Wildflower meadow brings the bees. Owner willing to owner-finance the land. Land manager is a member of the community. Large enough for events. Over 30 native beneficial plants have been found. On the bus route. No Neighbors live on 3 sides of the property.

The People
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Those currently living here strive for healthy intentional community values, observe non-violent communication skills, value privacy and personal space, express extreme tolerance, and celebrate cultural diversity.

Current residents include:

- A Certified Permaculture Designer who is also a full time glassblower and and has his studio here on the property.
- A courier who has a degree in anthropology and a strong desire to create healthy community.
- A cosmetologist who traveled the world as a military brat, studies herbal medicine, and earned the nickname 'Glitter Fairy'.
- Two dogs (no more. we have reached our limit) - Angel and Harley...

Currently we are:

- Age from 30 to 47.
- Spirituality - we are on the pagan end of the spectrum.
- We share some meals but do separate food, Some of us eat meat and some are vegetarian.
- No children live here. We will be keeping it that way for now.
- Hemp/420 friendly, hippy friendly,
- Background checks are done on everyone living in the community. We do not allow anyone with a history of violent crimes or sex offenses to reside here.
- We all enjoy alcohol socially.

Our Mission
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- Cultivate a healthy community of artists collectively striving for self-sustainability (Ecovillage);
Permaculture - Care for the Earth, care for the land, care for the people;
- Celebrate cultural diversity;
- Develop an urban self-sustainability learning and research center;
- Develop collective crafting workshops for local artists to learn and working in;
- Allow local green businesses to installed exhibits, working examples of self-sustainability in action;