The land provides and we care for her and sustain ourselves.
We have achieved, after a quarter of a century of trial and error, or reading and exchanging knowledge with friends and travellers, a moment of community and self-sufficiency.
We came looking for a place that would offer the basics to develop an ecological community project. Both of us knew from a young age that we needed to find land to protect, and develop to support our basic needs, without harming the Earth. We found inspiration in other eco-communities for the type of lifestyle we hoped to create, but we wanted more integration with the local community than many had achieved. And we dreamed of an unspoiled environment with sufficient rainfall that would provide an easy start and permit the highest level of self-sufficiency possible. When we came to this area, we saw that its pristine location, continued tradition of rural smallholdings, and agreeable climate would provide the fertile starting grounds for our project.
And now Tanquián provides, gives us food and shelter, firewood for the winters and all we need and more. Together with the help of hundreds of hands and our little business, we have now made this place free from the needs of society as well as a way of living simply, in nature.
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