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Nine Green Living Podcasts Worth Listening To

Simple Criteria for Selection Content – who cares? If it’s overly technical or academic, I’m not always listening. If the topic is too esoteric, it might also lose me. Quality – does it sound like a bad phone call? I can’t hear what you have to say if it is painful to listen. Opinionated –More…

Cultural Integration in Vermont

Vermont Public Radio carried a news magazine about how intentional communities interacted with the surrounding rural culture in Vermont. The program description states, Our guest Tom Fels of North Bennington has just published a book on the network of communal farms that he was part of in northwestern Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Also with usMore…

Living Green Interview on Ecovillages With Diana Leafe Christian

Meredith Medland of Living Green interviews Diana Leafe Christian on the subject of Ecovillages and Intentional Communities in this 24-minute podcast. Diana was the editor of Communities Magazine for 14 years and is now the editor of the Ecovillages online newsletter. She is the author of two books Finding Community: How to Join an EcovillageMore…

NPR Story on Spiritual Organic 60s Commune

NPR recently did a three part series on a spiritual community from the 60s called The Source. The Source originated as one of the first natural foods restaurant and grew into a spiritual commune with an ex-marine turned charismatic leader called Father Yod. Founded by ex-Marine Jim Baker nearly four decades ago, the restaurant quicklyMore…

Renewable Energy and Cohousing Podcast

RenewableEnergyAccess.com has a podcast on cohousing and green building featuring Nubanusit Neighborhood and Farm, a cohousing community in New Hampshire. The 18 minute audio program focuses on the ecological features of the community including energy efficiency and design to minimize driving. The cohousing units received a LEED Platinum rating, the highest rating awarded by LEED.More…

Podcast on cooperative options for seniors

A conference in Charlottesville, VA spoke to the question of innovative options for aging in community. The panel is moderated by Dene Peterson of the ElderSpirit Community and panelists include: Marione Cobb of Twin Oaks; Monica Abbleby of the ElderSpirit Extension Project; Zev Paiss, co-founder of the Elder Cohousing Network; Marty Klaif of Shannon Farm;More…

Crozet Cohousing Podcast and News

Blue Ridge Cohousing is getting good press in the Charlottesville area. They got a very nice radio spot that you can listen to here: Podcast on Cohousing Read the article The story discussed some concerns about innovated storm water management. Hopefully this can be resolved.

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Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network