Intentional Communities in Rochester

Justin Murphy from the D&C is reporting on the sharing economy in Rochester! Read more here!

"The collective combines hospitality inside the houses with involvement in their neighborhood. The most important criterion for applicants to live there is a willingness to buy into the group's community ethos, described on the Little Flower website as 'a shared interest in community, social issues, sustainability, cooperative living, potlucks and the like.'

They've hosted hundreds of travelers from six continents, including instrument-makers, glass-blowers and world-class musicians in town to perform at Eastman. He noted how different those people's experience of the city is from that of out-of-towners who stay at downtown hotels and bemoan the lack of entertainment."