Starting a Community
In the quest for sustainability, long-term goals can yield to short-term needs and opportunities, fertilizing new growth in unpredictable ways.
“Founder’s joy” can wear off very quickly in the chaos of financial instability and unclear agreements.
The facilitator of a telephone support group offers 14 suggestions from current or aspiring communitarians with significant financial resources.
An ecovillage founder offers 10 guidelines for success, including “Start with people.”
Geoph Kozeny’s community documentary brings forth reflections on Hearthaven, discussions among neighbors and friends, and ultimately a new intergenerational family community.