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Instead of going to college, I feel the desire to be closer to nature.?

Instead of College, I am going to buy my own land. I feel like I need to change how this world lives, but I need to start with myself. I have a strong desire to buy my own land away from others(others being people who dislike what I do), and to grow my own food, medicine, and etc. Hopefully near some sort of water source, so I can fish for food as well. I wish to eat what the land I live on can produce, not what canbe imported. I don't want food that comes from 1000's of miles away. Anyways I feel I can accomplish this, and that I can be far more happy with my life. I am 18, and I wish to live a life closer to nature. Currently I work at a dead end job for UPS. I just need some money so I can build my land. The food I produce will probably be sold to local markets for money as well. Along with w/e I produce. I feel that I am wise enough to choose not to go to college but yet, at the same time I really want to. I might go there for agriculture or something of that nature. Anyways, I was wondering if any of you knew farmers, or people who went from the urban life to, a more rural life(I think that is the right word). Any incite would be greatly appreciated. love, peace, and afro-grease.

Asked By: customtppmnn - 6/6/2008
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The latter part of your question is most pertinent. Your desire is admireable and worthy of pursuit. However, getting a degree, prefreably a double major, both pertinent to you quest would seem a most wise thing to do. Not only would the knowledge be of incalcuable aid but you would be leaving a choice open. What... More
Answered By: bennett.james777 - 6/6/2008
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In St. Louis, there is a neighborhood that "took back" some of the city and plants their own food and sells the rest at market. I believe the have a little commune thing going on. If you look around on the net, you could probably find many who are doing this. 60 Minutes or that type of show did an episode about a month... More
Answered By: billb - 6/6/2008
 
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