posted on Aug, 18 2009 @ 03:39 PM
Did you search ATS? I have seen several groups mentioned in the posts on ATS. I think Arizona / New Mexico area had some communities.
This is a terrific subject, although to be a truly SHTF community, you would have to appear normal to all outward appearances, otherwise you make a
prime target in the first waves of invasion/looting/round up.
My internal picture of such a community is a subdivision built with reinforced Masonary and Faraday cage style homes, off-grid technology disguised as
"Green" buildings, and like-minded individuals growing small community garden plots. Controlled ingress and egress that could easily be secured and
guarded. Storm shelters built that could double as bomb shelters. The entire community would need to be 10-15 miles from the center of town, to
provide ample distance from a Nuclear strike. The people would need to keep their preparations secret from the general public, and everyone would
need to be trained in certain aspects of defense. Weapons and ammunition stored in individual homes. Community outings could double as training in
Hiking, Survival Skills, Hunting, Fishing, etc. The make up of the colony should reflect a good cross-section of skill sets: doctors, nurses,
engineers, carpenters, etc.