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Business Ventures – Communities Magazine Summer Issue

Posted on July 1, 2014 by

  Communities Magazine — Summer 2014 Business Ventures Latest Issue in Print (and Digital), Free Articles Published Online Business Ventures—Issue #163 Our latest Communities issue on Business Ventures is proving to be very popular. If you haven’t seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sample now! Our Summer 2014 issue focuses on Business Ventures in community―the… Read More


Community Bookstore Sale! The Natural Kitchen, Your Guide to the Sustainable Food Revolution

Posted on June 28, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special The Natural Kitchen Bring Balance and Reverence Back to the Table by June, Community Bookstore Manager The Natural Kitchen Bring Balance and Reverence Back to the Table by Deborah Eden Tull 281 pages, softcover, ISBN: 9781934170120, 2010 “How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world gets used.” ―W. Berry.… Read More


Bookstore Special! People and Permaculture, Principles of Permaculture applied to You, Me and Society

Posted on June 24, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special People and Permaculture Caring and Designing for Ourselves and Each Other by June and Mae, Community Bookstore Managers People and Permaculture Caring and Designing for Ourselves and Each Other by Looby Macnamara 2012; 304 pages; paperbound; ISBN 978-1856230872 Permaculture aims to create sustainable ecosystems and better care for the planet through environmental… Read More

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Nonviolent Communication, A Communication Toolkit Must-Have. Get Your Copy Today!

Posted on June 21, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Nonviolent Communication A Language of Life by June, Community Bookstore Manager Nonviolent Communication A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D. 2000; 211 pages; paperbound, ISBN 978-1892005038 In this widely praised book (now in its second edition), Rosenberg challenges our ingrained tendencies to judge, compare and assign blame. Instead, the author… Read More

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Bookshelf Special! Depletion and Abundance

Posted on June 14, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Depletion and Abundance Life on the New Home Front by June, Community Bookstore Manager Depletion and Abundance   A book about Life on the New Home Front by Sharon Astyk Paperback (2008), 228 pages; ISBN 978-0865716148 A much needed and well-written book, Depletion and Abundance offers practical ways to address climate change,… Read More


Eurotopia Has Arrived at Our Community Bookstore!

Posted on June 10, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Eurotopia–Living In Community A Directory of European Intentional Communities–2014 Edition by June, Community Bookstore Manager Eurotopia–Living in Community A Directory of European Intentional Communities 484 pages; paperbound; 2014; ISBN 978-3-9812968-2-2 We’re thrilled to have the 2014 edition of Eurotopia back in our bookstore (for the last eight years, it was only available… Read More

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Business Ventures – Communities Magazine Summer Issue

Posted on June 9, 2014 by

Communities Magazine — Summer 2014 Business Ventures Latest Issue in Print (and Digital), Free Articles Published Online Business Ventures—Issue #163 Our new Communities issue on Business Ventures was mailed to subscribers in late May. You can subscribe now or order a sample and we’ll ship you a copy today! Our Summer 2014 issue focuses on Business Ventures in community―the fertile… Read More


Bookstore Special! A Practical Guide to Ecovillages

Posted on June 3, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Ecovillages―A Practical Guide From Kibbutzim to Camphill Communities to Hippie Communes by June, Community Bookstore Manager Ecovillages A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities by Jan Martin Bang 288 pages; paperbound; 2005; ISBN: 0-8657153-8-6 Ecovillages–A Practical Guide is available for purchase at our bookstore. This beautiful book is part story-telling, part ecovillage travel… Read More

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Best of Communities Collections – New Downloadable Products! Digital Subscription Options Too.

Posted on May 31, 2014 by

Communities Magazine — Announcing Best of Communit ies Fifteen New Downloadable PDF Collections The Best of Communities 15 Downloadable PDFs Available separately or as a specially-priced bundle. The Foundation for Intentional Community is pleased to offer you the cream of our crop—the very best articles that have appeared over the last 20 years in our flagship publications:… Read More

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We Can Do Better than 99%

Posted on May 27, 2014 by

FIC’s Spring Membership Drive Laird Schaub FIC Executive Secretary Are you part of the 99%? Three years ago, the occupy movement coined the phrase, “We Are the 99%,” by which they meant everyone but the über rich 1% who were being held responsible for the mess that the rest of us were left to wade through when… Read More

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The Abundant Community – New Bookstore Item!

Posted on May 20, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special The Abundant Community Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods by June, Community Bookstore Manager The Abundant Community Awakening the Power of Families and Neighborhoods by John McKnight and Peter Block 192 pages, 2012, ISBN 978-1609940812, Paperback In sensible and easy-to-follow terms, The Abundant Community proposes a societal shift away from consumerism, specialization… Read More

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Gender Issues – Communities magazine Spring 2014 – Now available in Digital – Free Articles

Posted on May 17, 2014 by

Communities Magazine — Spring 2014 Gender Issues Latest Issue in Print and Digital, Free Articles Published Online Gender Issues Theme—Issue #162 Our latest Communities issue on Gender Issues is proving to be very popular. If you haven’t seen it yet, get a copy by subscribing or ordering a sample now! Our Spring 2014 issue focuses on Gender Issues. How do… Read More

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The Farm Communities Conference–Less Than Two Weeks Away–Register Now!

Posted on May 13, 2014 by

The 6th Annual Farm Conference On Community & Sustainability Register Now! Memorial Day Weekend, May 23–25, 2014  Summertown TN Permaculture = Permanent Culture An FIC Co-Sponsored Event  Permaculture = Permanent Culture Today we all face an uncertain future and un-precedented challenges. It is clear that unless we as a society and a planet make fundamental changes,… Read More

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Curious about Cohousing? Check out our Voices of Cohousing DVD!

Posted on May 10, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Voices of Cohousing DVD by June, Community Bookstore Manager Voices of Cohousing DVD Voices of Cohousing―Building Small Villages In The City A Documentary by Matthieu Lietaert 2007; 59 minutes; DVD (NTSC); ISBN: 4-29940-04-1 One of today′s biggest paradoxes, is that half of the world’s population lives in cities, yet many feel lonely… Read More

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Starting Intentional Community: Workshops & More at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

Posted on May 6, 2014 by

Ecovillage Education US (EEUS) Three New Short Course Offerings For 2014 EEUS is an FIC Fiscally Sponsored Program Ecovillage Education US is back with rebooted summer programs. 2014 course offering include a Joanna-Macy-style retreat, a workshop with four intentional community founders and a webinar series with Laird Schaub. Save $50 with Early Bird Registration rates through… Read More

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Songaia: Read About One Community’s Journey into Being in Fred Lanphear’s New Book

Posted on May 3, 2014 by

Community Bookstore Special Songaia: An Unfolding Dream by June, Community Bookstore Manager Songaia: An Unfolding Dream Songaia Cohousing Community The Story of a Community’s Journey into Being by Fred Lanphear 2013, 206 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 paperback; ISBN 978-0615579788 Songaia is the remarkable story of a few individuals who made their dream a reality: a… Read More

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Gender Issues – Communities Magazine #162 Spring Issue

Posted on April 14, 2014 by

Communities Magazine — Spring 2014 Gender Issues Latest Issue in Print, Free Articles Published Online Gender Issues—Issue #162 Our new Communities issue on Gender Issues was mailed to subscribers in early March. You can subscribe now or order a sample and we’ll ship you a copy today! Our Spring 2014 issue focuses on Gender Issues.… Read More


The Farm Communities Conference 2014 — Register Now!

Posted on April 14, 2014 by

  The 6th Annual Farm Conference On Community & Sustainability Register Now! Memorial Day Weekend, May 23–25, 2014  Summertown TN The Building Blocks of Community An FIC Co-Sponsored Event  The Building Blocks Of Community Government Earning a Living: Small Business, Developing Professions Healthy Lifestyle  and Health Care: Growing Food and Sustainable Diet, Children and Elder Care… Read More


Communities Conference – Help Us Rebuild Our Kitchen!

Posted on March 18, 2014 by

Twin Oaks Communities Conference Help Us Rebuild Our Kitchen! Labor Day Weekend Conference, Louisa VA An FIC Co-Sponsored Event Just two weeks to support the Communities Conference kitchen! We’re less than two weeks away from our deadline to raise funds for the new kitchen at the Twin Oaks Communities Conference! Our indiegogo campaign needs to… Read More


Newsletter: November 28, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: November 28, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Eying Bucks In The Buckeye StateFIC House Parties by Laird Schaub On the evening of Nov 6, the FIC raised $790 at a House Party in Yellow Springs OH. The event was put… Read More

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Newsletter: October 26, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: October 26, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Explore our website: FIC resources. edited by McCune Porter, eNews staff The Foundation for Intentional Community nurtures connections and cooperation among communitarians and their friends. We provide publications, referrals, support services, and sharing… Read More

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Newsletter: November 6, 2010

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: November 6, 2010 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive New Communities Directory 2010 Edition Order it Today! Order Your Copy Now We are happy to announce that the new print edition of the Communities Directory is at the printer and should… Read More

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Newsletter: May 5, 2012

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: May 5, 2012 Spirituality – Communities Magazine Spring Issue – Free Articles, Special Prices Back to eNews Info and Archive Communities Magazine — Spring 2012 Spirituality Latest Issue in Print, More Free Articles Published Online Subscribe Today   Order a Sample CopySpirituality—Issue #154 Our latest Communities issue on Spirituality is  proving to be… Read More

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Newsletter: May 29, 2012

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: May 29, 2012 Community Event in Two Weeks – Register Now! Back to eNews Info and Archive Community Event in Two Weeks National Cohousing Conference – Oakland CAFIC CO-SPONSORED Register Now!   Register Now! National Cohousing ConferenceJune 13-15, Oakland CAAn FIC co-sponsored event‘Creating Sustainable Neighborhoods: Learning from the Cohousing Experience’ Come learn, share and perhaps volunteer.… Read More

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Newsletter: April 11, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: April 11, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Join us in just a few weeks for the FIC’s next Art of Community event Community Building Day May 16 near Philadelphia  An announcement from the event coordinator Ma’ikwe Schaub Ludwig. We’ll be gathering… Read More

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Newsletter: April 18, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: April 18, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Second Visions of Utopia Video Is Here!   By Laird Schaub Copies of the long-awaited Part Two of Geoph Kozeny’s documentary video Visions of Utopia are in stock and available for sale now. This… Read More

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Newsletter: April 25, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: April 25, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Communities Magazine Current & Upcoming Issues   #142 (Spring): Festivals and Gatherings  #143 (Summer): Ecology and Community  #144 (Fall): Community in Hard Times Since 1972, Communities has been the primary resource for information, issues, and… Read More

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Newsletter: August 1, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: August 1, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Communities Magazine Current & Upcoming Issues   #143 (Summer): Ecology and Community   #144 (Fall): Community in Hard Times Since 1972, Communities has been the primary resource for information, issues, and ideas about intentional… Read More

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Newsletter: August 8, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: August 8, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive FIC participation & sponsorship Community Events Coming UpCommunities Conference August 14-16, Virginia Continental Bioregional Congress October 3-11, Tennessee Register for Congress by September 15, save $50 FIC members get $100 off regular cost   FIC Organizational Meeting October… Read More

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Newsletter: August 15, 2009

Posted on June 16, 2013 by

Intentional Communities Newsletter: August 15, 2009 Promoting Community Living & Cooperative LifestylesCommunities magazine, Directory, Video and more Back to eNews Info and Archive Community Bookshelf Title At Special Price  Reviewed by Catherine Nicosia, Community Bookshelf Manager  Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle by David Wann 2007; 304 pages; 9′ x 6′; paperback; ISBN:… Read More

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