Best of Communities Magazine
Communities magazine is the leading publication for all topics related to intentional community. From the broad-stroked overviews to the intimate details, this quarterly publication covers it all. With so much content to explore, we’ve distilled it into a single compilation!
Volume I – Intentional Community Overview and Starting a Community
Do you want to start an intentional community? This book includes 15 of the best articles from Communities magazine about how to build a community. Learn about what it takes to get a community started from people who have done it!
In this book you’ll find:
- first-hand stories from forming communities
- helpful advice about legal structures
- the importance of community spirit
- how to assess prospective property
- the importance of making process agreements before you need to apply them
The following 15 articles will provide a peek behind the curtain at some the pitfalls and challenges facing community builders, so that you’ll have a more realistic idea of what it will take to survive your start-up years and actually become a home.
You will recognize authors leading the intentional community movement, representing cutting-edge thinking and how-to explorations of the social, ecological, and economic aspects of sustainable living.
Volume I includes the following articles:
- In Community, Intentionally by Geoph Kozeny, Directory 2007
- Setting the Record Straight: 13 Myths about Intentional Community by Diana Leafe Christian, Geoph Kozeny, Laird Schaub, #112
- A Communitarian Conundrum: Why a World That Wants and Needs Community Doesn’t Get It by Timothy Miller, #151
- You Know You Live in Community When… by Virginia Lore and Maril Crabtree, #124
- “Cults” and Intentional Communities: Working Through Some Complicated Issues by Tim Miller, Directory 2007
- Community Spirit, Community ‘Glue’ by Geoph Kozeny, #107
- Wisdom for Within,Wisdom from Without Karen Iona Sundberg, #159
- Six Ingredients for Forming Communities (That Help Reduce Conflict Down the Road) by Diana Leafe Christian, Directory 2000
- Legal Structures for Intentional Communities in the United States by Dave Henson, with Albert Bates, Allen Butcher, and Diana Leafe Christian, Directory 2000
- Buying Your Community Property by Frances Forster and Byron Sandford, Directory 1995
- Throwing in the Founder’s Towel by Ma’ikwe Schaub Ludwig, #144
- Emergency Community by Jesika Feather, #144
- Yes, Wealthy People Want to Live in Community in Sustainable Ways Too! by Jennifer Ladd, #159
- My Advice to Others Planning to Start an Ecovillage by Lois Arkin, #156
- Dandelion Village: Building an Ecovillage in Town by Maggie Sullivan, #156
Volume I is part of a 15-volume compilation of the Best of Communities magazine. The set includes over 200 articles about intentional communities from the 1990’s and 2000’s. Purchase the entire set and save!
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