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It depends on your plot.  

If you have a structure on your plot, with heat, then you would probably live there and continue to work on winter projects through the winter.  
 
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Is a plot available with a structure?  I was wondering about bringing temporary heat until a rmh could be built.
 
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More specifically, I want to bring my cat :.)  I have not yet spoken with Ernie and Erica about building a rmh/s.  However, if there is a plot with a structure that can be heated, I would like to do that.  If you would rather I develop another area, I could switch plots to where you prefer when weather is warmer.  In the meantime I could gather wood for fencing and make some tools.
 
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Catherine Windrose wrote:Is a plot available with a structure?  I was wondering about bringing temporary heat until a rmh could be built.



You are coming as a boot, so we will have a warm bunk for you.  

There is a structure or two available.   Is that what you want?  Are you saying that you would rather be an ant than a boot?



 
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Not to complicate matters, is it possible to do both?  I know I need to get the hang of how things function best, so being a boot seems the best way to do that.  However, I also want to start preparing for spring when I can build fencing as quickly as possible.  Is there a middle?  I can pay the ant rent.  If I do, will I still be able to learn as a boot until spring?
 
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If you want to think it over before deciding, there's no rush.  Maybe I should too :=)  I do know I want to bring my cat and get an early start on spring with fencing.  I hope to have a structure you approve of built before next winter, which means I need to plan and time work that has to be done.
 
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I just talked to bella.   She's gonna talk to you tomorrow afternoon.
 
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Are there any Ants living in Ant Village now? Where do I find their stories (with photos / videos) here on Permies?
Do Boots who earned a plot by working hard count as Ants too? I do follow their threads on Permies.
 
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Jeremy:  https://permies.com/t/86694/permaculture-projects/Jeremy-Ant-Village-Adventures



When a person has been in the bootcamp for a month, they can select a plot as a playspace as long as they are a boot.  Growing stuff and building stuff - whatever sounds like fun.

Dave is a boot that has selected his plot on ant village, and has huge thread:

https://permies.com/t/102/119676/permaculture-projects/Dave-Burton-Boot-Adventures-Wheaton




Ron is taking on a leadership role for the bootcamp and has selected an ant village plot:




Jaqi picked an ant plot, but has left for the winter





And, of course, Fred.   Fred has selected a very large plot in ant village.  He now has deep roots.  And as part of my arrangement with him for leading the bootcamp, the boots will sometimes go and do work on fred's plot.




Allerton Abbey is sorta in the middle of ant village.  Jennifer, Josiah and Bella are staying there now.








So there you go.  Ant village right now.  Shannon has an ant village plot right now too, but she isn't here right now.  

The bootcamp also includes Austin, and he is allowed to select a plot, but I don't think he has yet.  

I sure hope I'm not forgetting anybody.  

Does this answer your question?
 
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Thank you Paul! This is exactly the answer to my question.
So I found out there is a man I did not yet know of: Ron, and another I read the name of but didn't know anything more: Austin. And I understand some people were there, but left for winter.
 
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You can see more of ron in this video:



And austin is with the group in this one:

 
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