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Issue 147


Find Issue #147, (Summer 2010) – “Education for Sustainability” of Communities Magazine here!

Open Meetings: Worth the Risk?

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Author: Beatrice Briggs Published in Communities Magazine Issue #147 Q: Our group is committed to education and to sharing our lives in community openly with others. We frequently host visitors, and also offer regular workshops and courses. We have traditionally welcomed visitors and program participants to attend our weekly community meetings, believing it gives them… Read More


Education for Sustainability

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Author: Chris Roth Published in Communities Magazine Issue #147 I’m listening to the rain fall on the roof of Karma, the passive solar residence at Sandhill Farm where I’m staying this spring. In these first few weeks of March, I’ve helped with and learned about peach tree pruning, maple syrup production, vegetable growing in northeast… Read More


How to Add Zest to Your Sustainability Education Program

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A permaculture teachers hits upon a gold mine of effective methods for enlivening her teaching—by drawing from the principles of permaculture itself.


Seeing the Good in the World

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After several years teaching about community in the abstract, an anthropologist and environmental studies teacher finds that direct student engagement with intentional communities provides the spark needed for personal inspiration, connection, and the potential for social transformation.


To Learn Sustainability Is To Learn Community

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Strained by difficult economic and ecological conditions, farmers Claudio and Fernando discover new avenues toward prosperity and land restoration through alliances with a peace community dedicated to regional renewal.


Live and Learn

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The residents of an eco-oriented, education-focused intentional community and demonstration site wear many hats, both public and private.


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