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Common Ground is a multi-generational community and delights in members of all ages.  Please help us understand both your expectations in terms of who you will live with and your phase of life. (Choose ALL that apply.): *
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The land will be effectively held in common, but please tell us about your residence (please choose one statement): *
We are planning a community building with a large kitchen and dining area. How often do you think you would like to join in community meal-sharing in the common area?  (This question assumes that you will also share in meal preparation & clean-up responsibilities.)  Please choose one statement. *
It is important to us to honor a variety of dietary preferences and needs when we share meals. (Choose ALL that apply to you):
As an agrarian ecovillage, our farm and stewardship of our land are central to our project and members will be expected to participate in these activities in some way. There are many ways to participate for all experience and physical ability levels.  Which statements most closely represent your preferences regarding how you would like to contribute to growing our food and caring for our land? (Choose all that apply): *
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Part of our vision as an agrarian ecovillage is to reduce fossil fuel usage as much as possible, but “as much as possible” is not entirely clear yet. Which of the following best reflects your vision regarding energy use at Common Ground Ecovillage? (Choose one statement.) *
We will welcome companion animals (pets as well as farm animals) with respect and consideration. However, as some pets can negatively impact the environment, some limits on pets will likely be necessary. We’re interested in how you feel (Choose ALL statements that reflect your attitudes): *
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People often ask how much it will cost to live at Common Ground Ecovillage. We try to be as transparent as possible about our financial situation, but a final sense of anticipated costs awaits an estimate of the construction cost (per sq. ft.) of our homes. For planning purposes, it would help us to understand the financial resources of our potential members. Please choose one of the following: *
A central tenet of the community is to work “for racial equity and for social and environmental justice. We acknowledge racism in ourselves and in our society, and seek to overcome its harmful legacy in our relationships, our country, and on the land.”  These values invite a commitment to learn and grow, to care for all our members deeply, and—especially for those who are white and who benefit from white privilege—to develop a basic understanding of how pervasive systemic racism is and how it impacts each of us.  Please share where you are in this process.    
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Since we plan to live in a compact community village, we expect a high level of comfort with group processing (including respectful communication, facilitation, mediation, conflict resolution, and sociocracy skills). How are you most comfortable acquiring those skills? *
What is your interest in Common Ground Ecovillage? (choose ALL statements that apply): *
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We’d like to know more about any areas of skill and experience that you might be able to contribute to the community. (Choose any that apply):
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