Twin Oaks Intentional Community
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As of 2016 our news stories are now appearing only on our public Facebook page.

Visitors from other countries in our visitor program, and member Heike from Germany, had never tried the All-American foods peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and root beer.

Never tried this before.


A visiting magazine photographer rented this toy for some photo shoots.

Cherry picker fun.

Xian with help from Purl built this replacement fuel wood shed behind ZK.

New ZK woodshed

We are now using whey from the Tofu business to irrigate-fertilize our fields.

Irrigate with whey


Woodshop scrap bins painted up nice to identify what goes in which bin.

Art meets practical

[Posted 4/4/2012.]

As part of earthquake repairs in Tupelo utility room we chose to replace our 25 year old steel solar hot water tanks.

Tupelo solar remake

FEMA and the quake. As a follow-up to the Earthquake, we've had two visits from FEMA. They came out to assess the damage done and to determine if we were eligible for relief funds for finishing repairing damages our buildings suffered from the earthquake. Their most recent decision is that we are not eligible, since we are not individual home-owners. [Posted 2/16/2012.]

Fire at East Wind. Our sister community in Missouri, East Wind, recently had their biggest and newest building burn down. No one was hurt, but they are still recovering from the experience. Read more here. [Posted 2/16/2012.]

Vegan in Community: a recent visitor wrote about her time at Twin Oaks on a DC-based vegan blog. [Posted 10/20/2011.]