Mary Lupien for Rochester City Council...

Mar 28, 2017 by

Little Flower resident Mary Lupien is running for Rochester City Council in 2017.  And you can help! Visit for more...

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Re-Elect Greg Young!

Jan 1, 2015 by

Back in 2013, the wise voters of Gloversville NY elected Greg Young, one of the founding fathers of the Little Flower Community, as Fifth Ward Supervisor.  Woo-hoo!  Smart move, lucky people of Gloversville! But time has passed and a new election looms. So let’s get cracking and re-elect Greg starting today! Learn more about Greg’s views and candidacy  at

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The Bay Way!

Dec 12, 2013 by

The Little Flower isn’t the only co-operative in the vanguard.  Check out the new article on intentional communities in the Bay Area that just appeared in the New York Times fashion section: “The Embassy is one of many “intentional communities,” a tech-savvy, not particularly politicized version of communes, which are being flocked to by 20- and 30-somethings in the Bay Area, where shared living became popular in the 1960s. By the count of Ms. Schingler, who is starting an urban real estate development company focused on collaborative living, there are about 50 spaces similar to the Embassy officially operating in and around San Francisco. “While each has its own quirks, they all aspire to foster creativity, fuel entrepreneurial endeavors and collaboration and make life generally more exciting.” See the whole story at the New...

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So You Want To Start A Co-Op

Mar 31, 2013 by

Can’t visit the Little Flower? (Aww…) Why not start one of your own? Cooperatives UK helps show you how online on their terrific web site.  Included are  case studies, downloadable resources and downloadable PDFs. There’s a few differences between starting a co-op in Britain and in the UK, but the same overall principles hold true. If you’ve ever thought of starting a housing co-op or business co-op of your own, it’s a great place to...

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Occupy Your Health

Apr 26, 2012 by

Occupy Rochester is alive and strong and branching out. Now there’s an Occupy Your Health alternative health fair: Occupy Your Health, Rochester’s Alternative Health Fair and Community Swap Meet, is being hosted by Rochester Greenovation at 1199 E. Main Street, on Sunday, April 29, from 11 to 5. Focusing on Western and alternative medicine, natural healing, bodywork, & holistic approaches to the health care system. Herbalists,nutritionists, therapists and local and Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki practitioners will be there. This is a FREE event and open to the public. Get updates at the...

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