Spring Garden Update

Spring in Ozark County has arrived with the thunderous roar of hail and heavy rain. The rainfall has caused a record shattering high water crest for Norfork Lake and has heavily damaged a number of bridges including Tecumseh Bridge which is only a few miles from East Wind. Some plants…

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The Koi Pond

A stone’s throw south of Rock Bottom there is a small koi pond and accompanying gardens. This little treasure is teeming with bullfrogs, bees, bunnies, butterflies, and bish fish. Curious as to the origin of this beautiful space I began seeking out anything anyone knew about it. Not too long…

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2017 FEC Assembly

The 67th annual (previously biannual) Federation of Egalitarian Communities (FEC) assembly was hosted by East Wind this year. In 1977, the very first FEC Assembly was held on East Wind’s land and forty years later both institutions stand as a testament to the durability of income-sharing and communal living. In…

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