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Community Membership Opportunities

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We are desiring to have others who share our values for simple and sustainable living to join our off grid community on a 700 acre ranch about three hours south of Puerto Vallarta. 716 more words

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Summer Season Of Swarms And Storms: Life At El Rancho Blog

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Today is June 21st, summer solstice, the day with the most hours of daylight and the beginning of summer. It means something different here on the ranch then it did in Canada. 744 more words

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Living As If: Life At El Rancho Blog

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If we can have a conscious relationship with our own pain and suffering as we proactively make changes that lead us through our own collapse, then the possibilities of surviving and even thriving during the global industrial collapse become much greater. 752 more words

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Beginnings And Endings: Life At El Rancho Blog

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Beginnings and endings. Death and rebirth. Life cycles this way and especially here and now at the ranch, during the season of Dark Mother and spring. 1,208 more words

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Build It And Maybe They Will Come: Life At El Rancho Blog

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Our life now has been shifting from gardening to building. Maintaining the three gardens is still a daily effort, mostly about harvesting beans (yeah!) and picking caterpillars off our tomato plants (yuck!). 498 more words

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Organic SoulFullHeart Gardens At Rancho Amigos- Jardines Organico De SoulFullHeart A Rancho Amigos

Our Gardens

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One of the most pressing issues in our modern age is the need for chemical-free, environmentally sustainable, diverse, preserved, and homegrown food. 2,028 more words

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Building The Ark: Life At El Rancho

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The ark is about learning what I don’t know; remembering what my soul knows; and using my intuition to feel out the rest. 819 more words

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