Val Kyrie posted these haunting pictures on the East Wind Facebook page. I’m sharing them with you.
We are a farm here at East Brook (home of the Glomus Commune). Among other things, we raise chickens.
I never knew, before I came here, that you could get baby chicks in the mail, but you can and we have. As I wrote on Facebook in April, “Much excitement here at East Brook Farm. These are from Anande Ozark’s Facebook page. As they said: ‘Chicks came this morning!'”
Hobie and Ransom milk the cows together.
From the East Wind Facebook page and YouTube.
Taking in the goats after a long day of shepherding on the river
This is Panda.
We rehomed the goats this year. It’s very sad.
We visited The Common Unity Project in British Columbia and gave a conference called the Power With Conference. We facilitated using open space programming and offered workshops in Nonviolent Communication, theater of the oppressed, and family constellations. JJ also gave ear acupuncture, and many other folks from TCUP and the nearby town of Hazelton led workshops. We baked bread in their lovely cob oven, and had a wonderful time.
The view at TCUP
JJ and Morning at TCUP
JJ at home with our lovely cat, Mouse
Tea and JJ in the new kitchen at Rainforest Commons
Tea and Morning advocating at the Orca Task Force to take the dams off the Snake River, so the Orca can have some salmon to eat
Ducks at Rainforest Commons
Moonspoon, one of our geese
Puppy had puppies. They, and she are all doing well and have all been fixed.
When the pups were very small
This little guy is all grown up!
Delilah in the Bogachiel River.
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Milking cows at East Wind Community in the summer of 2018. This dairy provides all the milk and many of the dairy products for a 70+ person community. You can learn and gain experience in dairy management, dairy processing and other practical skills by checking out East Wind. http://eastwind.org/
Autumn at the communes.
From the Commune Life Instagram account
In which East Brook Farm visits Shelterbelt Farm–this video is from a year ago and East Brook had cows then.
In which Nik, Mel, and Maximus cremate a Cedar Waxwing:
from the Commune Life Instagram account:
from the East Wind Community YouTube channel: