Author: Kim Kanney


Accepting nominations for 2020 Kozeny Communitarian Award

Posted on January 7, 2019 by

The Fellowship for Intentional Community announces that nominations are now open for the 2020 Kozeny Communitarian Award. This honors the indomitable spirit of Geoph Kozeny, who devoted his adult life to creating community in the world. This Award is intended to celebrate the accomplishments of a person or organization in one or more of the… Read More

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Farming while black, traditional agriculture & transforming conflict: What’s new in the Bookstore

Posted on January 7, 2019 by

Farming while black, traditional agriculture & transforming conflict: What’s new in the Bookstore What’s new in the FIC Bookstore? Don’t forget you can always frequent the Recently Added page to see what you’ve been missing.  Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land by Leah Penniman Farming While Black is the… Read More

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Books Cut in Half! 25-50% discounts in FIC Bookstore

Posted on January 7, 2019 by

New Years Savings: 25% – 50% off Books and DVDs Happy New Year To You! We’re kicking off 2019 right with discounted books & DVDs up to half off their retail price. For some, this is the last chance to get your hands on them so seize the opportunity while you can! View our entire… Read More

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Last Minute Digital Gifts ~ Immediate Delivery

Posted on December 15, 2018 by

As we enter the final week before Christmas, we can no longer guarantee shipped purchases will arrive in time. However, FIC has numerous options for thoughtful non-physical or digital gifts that will arrive in your email inbox nearly immediately! Send a Gift Subscription to Communities magazine:  A Communities magazine gift subscription sends your loved one or lucky organization… Read More

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Discounted Books! Holiday Gifts for the Entire Community

Posted on December 3, 2018 by

Discounted Books! Holiday Gifts for the Entire Community We have discounted so many of our books and DVDs just in time for last-minute holiday gifts. Grab a few for your favorite communard, the hippie at heart, and the won’t-stop-can’t-stop activist in your life. The clocks-a-tickin’… Get your orders in now so they are sure to… Read More

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Super Cheap Books! Limited Supply Remains

Posted on November 16, 2018 by

Super Cheap Books! Limited Supply Remains $5-10 Books & DVDs by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore manager   Have you visited our Sales page recently? There are only a few books and DVDs remaining that are priced so low, they are only $5 or $10. Grab them while you can, before it’s too late! $5 Books… Read More

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10 Perfect Gifts

Posted on November 15, 2018 by

10 Perfect Gifts! And Why to Support Your Nonprofit Bookstore Small, independent bookstores tend to struggle against both a digital age and big box store competitors. We are no exception to the rule and we couldn’t sustain without you. When you shop in the FIC bookstore, you are not only supporting a bookstore. You are… Read More

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Top 5 Questions – Building an Ecovillage

Posted on November 10, 2018 by

Top 5 Questions to Ask When Building an Ecovillage A Look Inside Wisdom of Communities Volume 4 by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore manager Finally! Our fourth and final volume of the Wisdom of Communities series has been released! Now you can get your own copy of Volume 4: Sustainability in Community or order the entire… Read More


10 Most Common Mistakes in Consensus

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

10 Most Common Mistakes in Consensus A Sneak Peak Inside Wisdom of Communities, Volume 3: Communication in Community by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager In our new publication series, Wisdom of Communities, we compile hundreds of our favorite articles from Communities magazine and distill them into 4 hefty books, serving you a platter of the… Read More


4 New Digital Books for Instant Reading

Posted on March 24, 2018 by

      4 New Digital Books for Instant Reading by Kim Kanney, Community Bookshelf Manager Are you ready to begin your next book? Start reading today! We have a plethora of digital resources that are literally just a click away. As soon as your order is placed, a link to a file will be… Read More

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Together Resilient: On Class & Race – Half Off!

Posted on March 20, 2018 by

      Like Tweet Sale – Half Off TOGETHER RESILIENT Building Community in the Age of Climate Disruption by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager With all the energy we have buzzing around our current issue of Communities magazine, Class, Race, and Privilege, we wanted to also share what author Yana (Maikwe) Ludwig has to… Read More

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Where do we find Collective Courage?

Posted on March 13, 2018 by

      Where do we find Collective Courage? by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager Collective Courage Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought & Practice by Jessica Gordon Nembhard 328 pages; paperback; 2014; $40 Cooperative culture has a deep, rich history that has often been omitted from the history books. Particularly the… Read More

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Find Direction with Communities Directory

Posted on February 17, 2018 by

      Find Direction with the Communities Directory by Kim Kanney, Community Bookshelf Manager In a time of global and domestic conflict we need CONNECTION, not divisiveness. We need a direction that allows humanity to THRIVE, not simply survive. Thriving together in community has meant enhancing our capacities for empathy, communication, and love. It… Read More

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How to Inspire Sustainability by Gaia Education

Posted on February 13, 2018 by

      GAIA EDUCATION: Teacher’s Guide & Youth Activities Guide by Kim Kanney, Bookstore Manager Where does one begin when teaching and inspiring one’s community towards a holistic approach to a sustainable lifestyle? From the leading organization that draws on the best practices and real experiences from ecovillages around the world, Gaia Education offers… Read More

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LAST CHANCE for these Sale Items!

Posted on January 30, 2018 by

      Books, Calendars, and DVDs still on Sale Only in January by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore manager We are so glad you have enjoyed the major sales on our Communities Bookstore items. Many of you have taken advantage of the great offers to stock up on your personal, community, or neighborhood library. Great work! Our… Read More

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All DVDs on Sale – Only in January!

Posted on January 20, 2018 by

      January Bookstore Sale Continues Every DVD is on Sale Too by Kim Kanney, Community Bookstore Manager For the entire month of January we have been offering major sales on our books, calendars and DVDs. Some prices are as low as $5! Visit our Community Bookstore to see how much we’ve dropped prices.… Read More

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Reminder: Big Book Sale this January!

Posted on January 9, 2018 by

      Books, Calendars, and DVDs as low as $5! by Kim Kanney, Bookstore Manager Have you checked out our major book sale ― the price of nearly every book, calendar, and DVD has been cut? Check it out now! This is your last chance to order your 2018 Day Planner or Wall Calendar, and… Read More

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