Issue 170


Queer, Person of Color, or Low-Income; Is Cohousing Possible for Me?

Posted on May 1, 2016 by
0 Comments

Some creative solutions are starting to counteract cohousing’s demographic homogeneity, but significant obstacles remain.


Leaps of Faith

Posted on April 21, 2016 by
0 Comments

Two families leave a thriving cohousing community to follow their shared dreams as a tight-knit intergenerational group.


Common Fire’s Top Ten Hard-Earned Tips for Community Success

Posted on April 11, 2016 by
1 Comment

The sometimes triumphant, sometimes traumatic experiences of the three Common Fire communities yield wisdom relevant to anyone working to create a community.


Off-Grid, and In Community: ’Tis Easier to Find than to Found

Posted on April 1, 2016 by
1 Comment

The co-director of Maitreya Mountain Village suggests others not follow his example.


Finding a Healthy, Happy Cohousing Community that Fits Your Values

Posted on March 21, 2016 by
1 Comment

A cohouser offers resources and tips on how to find your community.


Rediscovering Community: A family’s journey back to appreciating Home

Posted on March 11, 2016 by
1 Comment

An active search for a new community allows one family to explore core questions.


Words of Experience: Starting a Community

Posted on March 1, 2016 by
1 Comment

A founder shares a well-learned lesson: “It is a LOT of work to start an intentional community. A LOT.”


The New Communities Directory: A Star Chart for Seekers and Founders

Posted on February 25, 2016 by
4 Comments

Whether you’re starting a community or looking to join one, the new Communities Directory is an essential resource.


Finding or Starting a Community, #170 Contents

Posted on February 22, 2016 by
0 Comments

Those seeking an intentional community are often faced with a choice: find it, or found it? Whether looking to join an existing community or working to start a new one, aspiring communitarians can glean invaluable lessons from the experiences of other seekers and pioneers. Our Spring issue is full of success stories, cautionary tales, adventures, reflections, advice, and resources for anyone interested in Finding or Starting a Community.