Sky Blue Featured on Utopian Realities Podcast

Posted on January 5, 2017 by
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Last month, FIC’s Executive Director, Sky Blue, was featured on the Utopian Realities podcast at BlockTalkRadio. In a wide-ranging interview, Sky shares his insights into cooperative culture, intentional living, sustainability, and more. Sky has decades of experience in the intentional community movement. He’s lived in several different types of communities, including Twin Oaks, a 50-year-old income-sharing commune in Virginia,… Read More

Nine Green Living Podcasts Worth Listening To

Posted on July 19, 2013 by

Simple Criteria for Selection Content – who cares? If it’s overly technical or academic, I’m not always listening. If the topic is too esoteric, it might also lose me. Quality – does it sound like a bad phone call? I can’t hear what you have to say if it is painful to listen. Opinionated –… Read More

Cultural Integration in Vermont

Posted on July 18, 2008 by

Vermont Public Radio carried a news magazine about how intentional communities interacted with the surrounding rural culture in Vermont. The program description states, Our guest Tom Fels of North Bennington has just published a book on the network of communal farms that he was part of in northwestern Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Also with us… Read More

Living Green Interview on Ecovillages With Diana Leafe Christian

Posted on May 7, 2008 by

Meredith Medland of Living Green interviews Diana Leafe Christian on the subject of Ecovillages and Intentional Communities in this 24-minute podcast. Diana was the editor of Communities Magazine for 14 years and is now the editor of the Ecovillages online newsletter. She is the author of two books Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage… Read More

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NPR Story on Spiritual Organic 60s Commune

Posted on April 23, 2008 by

NPR recently did a three part series on a spiritual community from the 60s called The Source. The Source originated as one of the first natural foods restaurant and grew into a spiritual commune with an ex-marine turned charismatic leader called Father Yod. Founded by ex-Marine Jim Baker nearly four decades ago, the restaurant quickly… Read More

Renewable Energy and Cohousing Podcast

Posted on February 7, 2008 by

[Note, as of February 2017, most of the links below are no longer active.] RenewableEnergyAccess.com has a podcast on cohousing and green building featuring Nubanusit Neighborhood and Farm, a cohousing community in New Hampshire. The 18 minute audio program focuses on the ecological features of the community including energy efficiency and design to minimize driving.… Read More

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Podcast on cooperative options for seniors

Posted on December 19, 2007 by

A conference in Charlottesville, VA spoke to the question of innovative options for aging in community. The panel is moderated by Dene Peterson of the ElderSpirit Community and panelists include: Marione Cobb of Twin Oaks; Monica Abbleby of the ElderSpirit Extension Project; Zev Paiss, co-founder of the Elder Cohousing Network; Marty Klaif of Shannon Farm;… Read More

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Crozet Cohousing Podcast and News

Posted on December 9, 2007 by

Blue Ridge Cohousing is getting good press in the Charlottesville area. They got a very nice radio spot that you can listen to here: Podcast on Cohousing Read the article The story discussed some concerns about innovated storm water management. Hopefully this can be resolved.