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Great Deals! $19 for 19 days

Posted on June 21, 2019 by

The FIC Board and Staff wish you a very happy Summer Solstice. To extend the season of bounty, we are offering more savings from the Communities Bookstore! The following offerings are all just $19 for the next 19 days. Don’t miss out on the opportunity while supplies last! What else is on sale? Visit the… Read More


Follow the Dirt Road: A film, a ghost story and more

Posted on May 22, 2019 by
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Back in 1989, a long-haired, tie-dyed PhD candidate and a swimsuit model & guest video jockey for MTV set out in a VW camper van to interview and document 40 intentional communities. Daniel was interviewing ic’s for his doctoral dissertation on Children in Community while Monique applied her interest in video production to produce a… Read More


Best Films for Inspiration🌱🌎🤸🏾‍♀️

Posted on March 19, 2019 by

From urban cohousing to rural commune, journey throughout European ecovillages or bicycle across the United States. Get started on these documentary films today for the BEST inspiration on creating sustainable community.  Voices of Cohousing: Building Small Villages in the City One of today’s biggest paradoxes is that half of the world’s population lives in urban… Read More


Streaming Community Videos!

Posted on February 8, 2019 by

Watch This! More people are tuning in to learn about intentional communities, and discovering FIC as a resource to connect to the movement.  FIC first launched a Youtube Channel to share a webinar series on cooperation. With the release of the Planet Community series, and additional videos with it, there has been an uptick in interest and… Read More


3 Neighboring Communities host 300+ People!

Posted on January 23, 2019 by

What if we shared more meals? Not to mention all of the hours planning, shopping, preparing, and cleaning up for meals! What if we shared more tasks? And how about the tools, equipment, storage, and know-how to keep things up? What if we shared more time? In fun and celebration, collaboration and decision-making, we could… Read More


Planet Community – Episode 3 – Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage

Posted on December 31, 2018 by

We have to transform our cities! Over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and it’s only increasing. Models for sustainable, equitable, urban community must be developed. In this episode of Planet Community we look at Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage in Cincinnati, OH.  How do we move past the consumerism and concrete… Read More


What it Takes to Create Community Connection

Posted on December 3, 2018 by

Common Conceptions of Community How can we create community connection — including more support, belonging, smiles, and growth — in our lives? Bianca Heyming gave a TED talk based on her experiences, affectionately called ‘Intentional Communities – 50% Less Hippie Than You’d Expect.’      She first comedically explores people’s misconceptions about living in an… Read More


Planet Community – Episode 2 – Student Housing Cooperatives

Posted on November 19, 2018 by

What is it like to live in a Student Housing Cooperative? Quite different than a typical student dorm experience, a Student Housing Cooperative is more like “the University of Life!” — where communication, problem solving, and cooperation skills are required. In this brand new second episode of Planet Community, hear from the experiences of people living… Read More


Road Update #3 – Planet Community Midwest Tour

Posted on September 29, 2018 by

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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BBC Mundo on L.A. Ecovillage (Spanish)

Posted on August 6, 2010 by
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East Wind Community on TV!

Posted on August 6, 2010 by

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

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

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

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

Peak Moment TV has a 30 minute video on cohousing featuring Bellingham Cohousing in Bellingham, WA.

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