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Road Update #3 – Planet Community Midwest Tour

Posted on September 29, 2018 by
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Planet Community Midwest Tour Update #3 from the Filmmakers Here is another report from the road from filmmakers Aaron Murphy and Rae Machado of Skillly Media on their journey to film Planet Community! September 27. Last week we had a great time in Ann Arbor getting to know some of the student members of the Inter-Cooperative Council at the University… Read More


Road Update #2 – Planet Community Midwest Tour

Posted on September 26, 2018 by
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Planet Community Midwest Tour Personal Update #2 from the Road The following are reports from the road provided by filmmakers Aaron Murphy and Rae Machado of Skillly Media as they film the first season of Planet Community! September 15 Our trip to the University of Michigan was a quick 20 minute drive from the trifecta cohousing communities… Read More


Road Update #1 – Planet Community Midwest Tour

Posted on September 24, 2018 by
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  Planet Community Midwest Tour A Personal Update from the Road The following content and images were provided by filmmakers Aaron Murphy and Rae Machado of Skillly Media while on their quest to film Planet Community!   September 1 We left our home at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Rutledge, Missouri and arrived at Black Oaks Center for Sustainable… Read More


Planet Community – Episode 1: Dancing Rabbit

Posted on September 17, 2018 by
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Enjoy the very first episode of Planet Community! This episode is focused on Dancing Rabbit, in Rutledge, Missouri, which you can learn more about here: https://www.ic.org/directory/dancing-rabbit-ecovillage/ Read more about the series, and contribute to the tour, here: https://www.ic.org/planet-community/


Press Release – Pilot Episode and Campaign Released

Posted on July 18, 2018 by
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Renewable Energy World and over 130 other online news outlets picked up the press release, as follows: Pilot Episode and Campaign Released for ‘Planet Community’ – Web Series That Features Intentional Communities “Planet Community” is a new web series created to bring awareness to different types of intentional communities that exemplify values of cooperation, sustainability,… Read More


French Documentary “Tomorrow” Explores Transition Projects All Over the World

Posted on February 9, 2017 by
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A new documentary made by a French filmmaking duo takes a look at transition projects in Europe and all over the world. Cyril Dion and Melanie Laurent set out to find practical solutions to the problems facing our planet. The result, called Tomorrow, tells the story of “pioneers who are re-inventing agriculture, energy, economy, democracy and education” in 10… Read More


MTV Features Intentional Community on “True Life: I’m Joining A Commune”

Posted on January 19, 2017 by
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A recent episode of MTV’s “True Life” features two stories about community living. In one, 23-year-old Took Edalow attempts to start a commune with several friends on Staten Island. Another follows Emet, 26, as he leaves home and moves into a community called the Garden of Eden in Arlington, Texas. Edalow is an artist with years… Read More


Watch Visions of Utopia – Now Digital or DVD!

Posted on April 6, 2015 by
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Community Bookstore New! Visions Of Utopia Video, Parts One & Two Now in Digital, to Rent or Buy  by Erica, Community Bookstore Manager Visions Of Utopia Video, Parts One & Two Experiments In Sustainable Culture Now in both Digital and DVD Formats Take a community journey from your favorite couch! This Two-Part Video is an excellent… Read More


Which stage is your tribe?

Posted on March 17, 2015 by
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Which stage is your tribe? It turns out that by listening to the way people speak to each other in working and social groups one can tell a great deal about their stage cultural of development. David Logan, a researcher and professor of management and leadership at USC, and co-founder and senior partner of consulting… Read More



Alyson Ewald Interview

Posted on April 18, 2013 by
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Alyson Ewald, from FIC’s Board, participates in an interview addressing the question “Is Community Important?” More details here: http://simplequestionmovie.com/episode-2-one-simple-question-exploring-our-world-one-question-at-a-time/  


Within Reach Screenings

Posted on April 11, 2013 by
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Follow Amanda’s incredible bicycle trip around the US to explore ways people are creating community and sustainability. Find a screening near you, or order a screening kit to inspire people where you live!   http://test.withinreachmovie.com/seethefilm.php


Within Reach Movie in Your Town

Posted on April 9, 2013 by
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See the film: Earth Day Screening of Within Reach Movie In Your Town! www.withinreachmovie.com http://p0.vresp.com/GFDN5u  


Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Posted on March 25, 2013 by
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Putting the non-profit sector, and what it takes to raise money for worthwhile causes, in a new light! …What do you think? http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html


Within Reach is Ready!

Posted on March 6, 2013 by
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It’s Ready for the World! The One-of-a-kind Film that Redefines Community. http://p0.vresp.com/8DVBNK #withinreachmovie


LA Ecovillage Video on Yes! Magazine Website

Posted on August 15, 2010 by
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Yes! Magazine has a video of Los Angeles Ecovillage on their website. Los Angeles’ Eco-Village from Streetfilms on Vimeo. “Urban ecovillages work with surrounding neighborhoods and the city at large to bring a whole systems perspective to urban planning and community development activities. The L.A. Eco-Village Demonstration is part of an international network of sustainable… Read More

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East Wind Community on TV!

Posted on August 6, 2010 by
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Here is a recent video bringing attention to East Wind Nut Butters, produced by KOLR news in Springfield, Missouri.

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BBC News Looks at Co-housing

Posted on June 4, 2010 by
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In this video, the BBC‘s David Sillito checks out the co-housing movement, talking to members of a community in Dorset, England. Watch the video here.


Twin Oaks on CNN!

Posted on April 22, 2010 by
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In this video produced by CNN, members of the Twin Oaks community in Louisa VA describe their goals and daily experiences, and demonstrate their shared commitment to sustainability. Check out the video here: Twin Oaks on CNN


Preparing for UN conference on climate change, international bloggers are focused on community

Posted on September 30, 2009 by
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Short videos of Dyssekilde Ecovillage were created by participants in THINK2 Climate Change, a 3-month international blogging competition organized by the European Journalism Centre, focused on the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. To launch the competition, bloggers were brought to Denmark and toured the 25 year old ecovillage, a pioneering example of… Read More

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Cohousing and Peak Oil Video on Peak Moment TV

Posted on September 15, 2008 by
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Peak Moment TV has a 30 minute video on cohousing featuring Bellingham Cohousing in Bellingham, WA.

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Preserving Farmland in Pennsylvania

Posted on July 12, 2008 by
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The CBS News television affiliate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, WHP-TV, reports on the green features of Hundredfold Farm, a new co-housing development in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  The television spot is more in-depth, mentioning the farmland preservation, energy efficiency, and on-site waste water treatment achieved by the community. Hundredfold Farm is a co-housing community in Adams County. It… Read More


Russian Religious Commune on ABC News

Posted on June 26, 2008 by
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ABC News’ Nightline did a 10 minute spot on a 5,000 person Russian commune of followers of Vissarion, a spiritual leader who claims to be the second coming of Jesus Christ. Deep in the heart of Siberia’s birch forests lies one of the largest and most remote religious communes of the planet. More than 5,000… Read More


Cohousing and Bikes Help Make Davis, CA a ‘Friendly City’

Posted on June 3, 2008 by
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The NBC Today show did a feature on the top 5 friendliest cities in the country and Davis, California made the list in part due to being the home of cohousing and the first city with a city-wide network of bike paths. The article doesn’t say much about cohousing but the video does. Davis is… Read More

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Community News Round Up

Posted on May 2, 2008 by
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A lot of news about communities comes my way and its hard to pick and choose what to highlight on Community Buzz. Today, nothing stood out so I figured I’d do a round up of some news thats been languishing on my list but didn’t seem quite enough for its own story. Ithaca has a… Read More


Raid on Texas Fundamentalist Mormon Community

Posted on April 26, 2008 by
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By now, most have heard about the raid by Texas Rangers on the Fundamentalist Mormon community in west Texas. During the raid, 437 children were removed from the community compound based on concerns of child abuse and neglect, primarily based on the concern that underage girls were being forced to marry older men against their… Read More


Community, Economy, and Utopia at Forbes.com

Posted on April 12, 2008 by
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Forbes.com has a special feature section on Utopia which has a great article on intentional communities. The article gives an overview on the US movement with a focus on communities in New York and specifically the Ithaca area. The article includes Photo slideshow of communities around the world including Ecovillage at Ithaca, The Farm, Zegg,… Read More


First Official UK Ecovillage Seeks Permits

Posted on April 1, 2008 by
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Lammas Ecovillage in Wales is seeking approval for their ecovillage under new UK government rules to allow a new form of rural mixed use development. Theirs would be the first ecovillage approved under these new rules which allow a mix a residential, agricultural, and commercial enterprises on much more affordable rural land. Lammas has been… Read More


Ecovillage Bed and Breakfast

Posted on March 26, 2008 by
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The Wild Goose Bed and Breakfast got some publicity for ecovillages on the Ithaca, NY local news. The bed and breakfast is located in the Ecovillage at Ithaca community just outside of town and draws customers interested in a green lifestyle. “I don’t have to turn on the heat once the sun’s shining in ’till… Read More

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