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Off-The-Grid Raw Vegan Community On Big Island Hawaii
I am planning to build an off-the-grid, self-sufficient, raw vegan community at Royal Gardens, on Big Island Hawaii.
Royal Gardens was a “housing development” in process’ (roads cut through the jungle, water pipes laid) when lava came down the hill and skirted a little hillock and surrounded it, leaving a little patch of uncleared trees. Since there was suddenly no access road, the land value plummeted to ~$500/acre, while the lava field on the "flats” nearer the ocean sells for $40,000/acre.
Ferrocement construction, bamboo construction, solar heat and electricity, hydroponic food production, zillions of fruit trees, raised-bed composted gardens, satellite Internet, peaceful/spiritual people, …
Minor issue: “vog”: volcanic smog. I plan to design “voggles”; goggles flushed with clean air to eliminate eye irritation when necessary, and perhaps a full rebreather for intense vog.
I plan to buy as much acreage as possible to establish said community.
DEC 21. 2011
THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO OVERWHELMING LACK OF INTEREST.
See the note on the talk page.