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Your CSA How-to Guide

Community Bookstore Featured Sharing The Harvest A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Sharing the Harvest  A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture by Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En 320 pages On Sale! $25 In a global landscape of food-scarcity and nutrient-deficient food, one of the few waysMore…

Aging Better Together Conference

Aging Better Together Conference

  Aging Better Together The Power of Community Conference: Salt Lake City, May 20 – 21, 2016 Co-Sponsored by the Fellowship for Intentional Community Conference May 20-21, 2016 Salt Lake City UT Produced by Coho/US and SageHill Cohousing An FIC co-sponsored event How are today’s Boomers taking charge of their next chapter, reinventing aging through aMore…

Communities Winter Issue – The Many Faces of Community

Communities Winter Issue – The Many Faces of Community

Communities Magazine — Winter 2015 The Many Faces of Community Latest Issue in Print (and Digital) Free Articles Published Online The Many Faces of Community—Issue #169 Our latest Communities issue on The Many Faces of Community is proving to be very  popular. If you haven’t seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sampleMore…

Let’s Get Sustainable!

Let’s Get Sustainable!

Community Bookstore Feature Best of Communities ― The Cream of Our Crop Sustainable Food, Energy, and Transportation by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Best of Communities Volume X Sustainable Food, Energy, and Transportation A special selection of articles from Communities: Life in Cooperative Culture magazine $10 Digital, $15 Print The Fellowship for Intentional Community is pleasedMore…

Intentional Communities: Something Old, Something New

Intentional Communities: Something Old, Something New

Intentional communities—people gathering to share life together, to discover meaning, and to have an impact beyond themselves—have been part of the human landscape for centuries. Many predate Christianity. Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism have all had communal aspects which many have chosen. Sufism (Islam), Protestantism, Anglicism, and Catholicism have had and continue to have thriving communitiesMore…

What is a pocket neighborhood?

What is a pocket neighborhood?

Community Bookstore Featured Pocket Neighborhoods Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Pocket Neighborhoods Creating Small-scale Community in a Large-scale World by Ross Chapin, forward by Sarah Susanka $30, hardcover, 2011, 224 pages “So many people today are looking for a stronger sense of community. Pocket neighborhoods offer aMore…

Have you heard the “voice” of cohousing

Have you heard the “voice” of cohousing

Community Bookstore Special Voices of Cohousing DVD Building Small Villages in the City by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Voices of Cohousing Building Small Villages in the City A Documentary by Matthieu Lietaert 2007; 59 minutes $20 DVD; $10 Digital Download; $5 Digital Rental Half of the world’s population lives in cities. And yet many city-dwellersMore…

Offerings to the Land

Offerings to the Land

Befriend the land where you are, and you will never be lonely.More…

Community for Elders

Community for Elders

Community Bookstore Special Best of Communities ― The Cream of Our Crop Community for Elders by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Best of Communities Volume IX Community for Elders A special selection of articles from Communities: Life in Cooperative Culture magazine $10 Digital, $15 Print The Fellowship for Intentional Community is pleased to offer you theMore…

We’moon Quantum Leap Year, clearance price

We’moon Quantum Leap Year, clearance price

Community Bookstore Special We’Moon Datebook 2016 Gaia Rhythms For Womyn―Quantum Leap Year by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager We’Moon Datebook 2016 240 pages; sprial bound; Mother Tongue Ink $20 Clearance price $18 The We’moon Datebook, now in its 35th year, continues to inspire, uplift, and support in addition to noting the date and keeping oneMore…

The Unexpected Journey

The Unexpected Journey

A three-month living/learning seminar in alternative communities still resonates three decades later.More…

Matching Funds Offered to Enhance the Directory!

Matching Funds Offered to Enhance the Directory!

Matching Funds Offered to Enhance the Directory! New print Directory on the way! Hello, Happy New Year! FIC is thrilled to share that over 130 supporters have helped to create a new Communities Directory book! A New Print Directory Cometh Creation of the new 7th edition of the Communities Directory print book has officially begun,More…

Nominations Open for FIC’s 2017 Kozeny Award

Nominations Open for FIC’s 2017 Kozeny Award

Alberto Ruz 2016 Recipient Nominations For The 2017 Kozeny Communitarian Award The Fellowship for Intentional Community announces that nominations are open from now through April 1, 2016 for the 2017 Kozeny Communitarian Award. This honors the indomitable spirit of Geoph Kozeny, who devoted his adult life to creating community in the world. (For a tasteMore…

The Many Faces of Community – Communities Winter Issue

The Many Faces of Community – Communities Winter Issue

Communities Magazine — Winter 2015 The Many Faces of Community Latest Issue in Print (and Digital) Free Articles Published Online The Many Faces of Community—Issue #169 Our latest Communities issue on The Many Faces of Community is proving to be very  popular. If you haven’t seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sampleMore…

Getting to Community and Life after Community: Collectivism vs. Individuality

Getting to Community and Life after Community: Collectivism vs. Individuality

Togetherness and solitude, action and reflection—our lives give us times for each.More…

Why intentional communities matter!

Why intentional communities matter!

Why do intentional communities matter? A message from Sky Blue, FIC Executive Director Dear friends of the FIC, It’s been a big year for us, and as the new Executive Director, I want to ask for your help. Why do intentional communities matter? Humanity faces an enormous challenge: How to equitably and peacefully share finite resources andMore…

An Evolving Movement

An Evolving Movement

The FIC’s new Executive Director reflects on his and the organization’s converging paths.More…

Rise Again in Song

Rise Again in Song

Community Bookstore Special Rise Again Songbook Sequel to Rise Up! Singing by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Rise Again Songbook 304 pages; Spiral bound By Peter Blood and Annie Patterson $22 For a long time we carried the classic songbook, Rise Up! Singing by Peter Blood and Annie Patterson. With lyrics and guitar cords, anyMore…

One of the hardest things you’ll ever do

Living in an intentional community is one of hardest things you can do. Why? Well, despite our social nature we’ve managed to create a hyper-individualized society. The luxury is that you don’t have deal with people very much, and people are hard to deal with! The downside is we’re left empty, turning to unsustainable pastimesMore…

Create a Transformational Experiences Network

Create a Transformational Experiences Network

Message in support of Our Partner NuMondo Help Create A Transformational Experiences Network Help our friends at NuMundo to develop a platform to connect individuals seeking more purpose to transformational travel experiences around the world. Check out their inspiring video and contribute by December 23rd for some incredible perks: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/numundo-a-network-for-the-new-world#/ Here is a taste of theirMore…

2 for 1―Give the Gift of Communities! (+Season Specials)

2 for 1―Give the Gift of Communities! (+Season Specials)

Community Bookstore 2 for 1―Give the Gift of Communities! (+Season Specials) by Christopher Kindig, Business Manager, FIC  Season’s Greetings! Here are some cheerful offerings from the Community Bookstore to help you share and enjoy information about intentional communities! NEW Communities Directory Book― Support the Directory Campaign and receive $5 off your Pre-Order of the new Book! Communities magazineMore…

Finding Community Outside of “Community”

Finding Community Outside of “Community”

Myriad groups and connections on “the outside” don’t call themselves intentional—but sometimes are.More…

How a New Generation is Finding Education Abroad- Without A Tuition

A generation in search of answers There’s long been a bug in the minds of the new generation- something doesn’t add up about the modern life path. We’ve heard it all before; spend some time in school, get a career helping some corporation produce and market some product or service, buy a house, start aMore…

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared?

Community Bookstore Special We’Moon Datebook 2016 Gaia Rhythms For Womyn―Quantum Leap Year by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager We’Moon Datebook 2016 240 pages; spiral bound; Mother Tongue Ink $20 The year 2015 is nearing its final days. Are you prepared? More than a datebook, We’Moon ensures you are connected to the lunar phases, up-to-date onMore…

Communities Winter Issue – The Many Faces of Community

Communities Winter Issue – The Many Faces of Community

Communities Magazine — Winter 2015 The Many Faces of Community Latest Issue in Print (and Digital) Free Articles Published Online The Many Faces of Community—Issue #169 Our new Communities issue on The Many Faces of Community was mailed to subscribers in late November. You can subscribe now or order a sample and we’ll ship you a copyMore…

Three Kinds of Community—Three Kinds of Experience and Learning

Three Kinds of Community—Three Kinds of Experience and Learning

Whether with refugees, in the inner city, or in intentional groups, community holds life-long lessons.More…

Green Tuesday Special Offers – Education for Sustainability

Green Tuesday Special Offers – Education for Sustainability

Community Bookstore Green Tuesday by Christopher Kindig, Business Manager, FIC Green Tuesday was invented by Green America, a non-profit organization that has a similar mission to FIC, which they state as: “We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the EarthMore…

New Directory, New Manager

Editor’s note: Earlier this year as we began planning the overhaul of the online Communities Directory and the publication of the 7th print edition, we learned that our Directory Manager was going to be leaving us. It was unfortunate timing, but it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. It led us to hiringMore…

What is a CLT? Your complete guide is waiting.

Community Bookstore Featured Title Community Land Trust Reader by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Community Land Trust Reader edited by John Emmeus Davis Hardcover; 616 pages $35 “The community land trust (CLT) arrived quietly on the American scene in the late 1960s, an outgrowth of the civil rights movement in the Deep South.” Throughout theMore…

Many Faces

Many Faces

Our new issue, supported by High Wind Association, explores the many forms community can take.More…

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