Self-reliant, intentional communities use small businesses to thrive in hard times
What You May Have Missed
By Justin Higginbottom, Deseret News
Published: Sunday, March 18 2012 10:52 p.m. MDT
Communities living apart from society are often entrepreneurial out of necessity. The United States has a rich history of intentional communities — from Catholic monasteries to secular communes — and the businesses used to sustain and put into practice those community's values.
“There is a sense of enterprise here, a sense of adventure. And importantly, cheap land.”
Tim Miller, University of Kansas