In the last year, a strong membership group has coalesced at Acorn in a way it hasn’t been able to boast since its founding. The current membership of fifteen has over a hundred-fifty years of community experience, gathering together former members of Twin Oaks, East Wind, the Catholic Worker, Dandelion, and Ganas. Many of us knew each other long before […]

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This is a quote from the interview Paul did with our friend Joanna for her senior project (a broad study for psychology of several secular intentional communities). It’s one member’s neat summation of “the essence of Acorn” or rather, one essence, since he himself claims a certain anti-essentialist temper: Please tell a story about something […]

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Acorn will be the work site of a 3-day intensive workshop on straw bale construction the week-end of  October 23rd-25th organized by Twin Oaks. Twin Oaks Community would like to invite you to attend a three day earth shelter workshop. Come learn about straw bale construction from expert instructors while experiencing our legendary hospitality. Our workshop will […]

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