Communal Life: A Look at The Farm in Summertown

In the early 1970s a group of hippies from San Francisco and spiritual teacher Stephen Gaskin established a settlement in rural Tennessee. Nearly ten years later their experiment in spirituality and communal life was still going strong.

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LEFT: Ina May Gaskin, leader of the Spiritual Midwifery movement. TOP RIGHT: The Summertown group has its own down-home laundromat. BOTTOM RIGHT: Folks at The Farm's entrance talk with everyone who visits the rural Tennessee community