Quinn Eaker

  • Dining

    October 24, 2013

    The Hippies vs. Code Enforcement

    When a tiny hippie co-op refused to clean up its yard, the city of Arlington came down hard -- and brought the SWAT team with it.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Arlington SWAT Team Raids Commune Looking for Weed, Finds Only Hippies and Tall Grass

    The folks who live there don't call The Garden of Eden a hippie commune. They prefer "small Intentional Community," or sometimes "New Paradigm EcoVillage." Here's how they describe it on their website: The Garden of Eden ... exists as a showcase to highlight just how easy, abundant, and sustainable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    Just Don't Drink the Bongwater

    I recently got an e-mail from Quinn Eaker, the subject of my story on the "unschooling movement." He's a delightful young man and is always off on an adventure. Eaker, who has lived homeless in Hawaii and learned to dumpster dive, is back in Colleyville, living at home with his family. This afternoo ... More >>

  • News

    November 3, 2005
  • News

    October 27, 2005

    Wild Child

    For Quinn Eaker, a son of the radical "unschooling" movement, school's out forever