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Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities [Panel]

January 27


1:00 PM

2:30 PM


January 27 | 1-2:30pm Eastern

Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities

Thinking about joining an intentional community? Curious to learn about communities from them directly? Want to peak inside community living and get your questions answered?

The Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities is the event experience for you! Each month we bring together a variety of new and established intentional communities — ecovillages, cohousing, shared homes, coliving spaces and more — to present about about their community in an interactive setting. You’ll experience photos, videos, captivating stories, and insightful dialogue among the presenting communitarians. Plenty of time is included for you to ask your burning questions about community living. Come travel to communities around the world without leaving your armchair!

What you’ll get from the Virtual Tour experience:

  • Deeper insight into the lives of communitarians and the places they live
  • Inspiration to get you excited about your own community journey
  • Information about housing and membership opportunities
  • Network building with presenters and fellow participants
  • A sense for what’s alive in the communities movement right now

This Month’s Presenting Communities

Sunny Hills of Istria

Sunny Hills is an intentional community project to working towards the sustainable revitalization of the Istria region of Slovenia, in Europe. The community organizes workshops, retreats, and events immersed in pristine nature. They have restored a 200 year old traditional building with sustainable solutions such as compost toilets, reedbeds for waste water treatment, clay plasters and more.


Lightning Ranch Ecovillage Intentional Community

Lightning Ranch is a place for people to create a healthy, regenerative, sustainable way of life in Taylor County, Texas. Started in 2018, this intentional community is devoted to healing the land for both agriculture and wildlife, and building houses that use as much natural building material as possible. Food is grown communally using regenerative agriculture and permaculture methods.


Maitreya Mountain Village

Maitreya Mountain Village has worked since 2008 to create an off-grid, wilderness permaculture farm, agroforestry, dynamic intentional community, and ever-evolving experiment in sustainable living. They currently have three small cabins, a tree house, an underground hobbit house, one large community center, a dining hall, and space for camping tents or other structures in Northern California.



Virtual Tour of Intentional Communities 2022


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Time for all dates: 1-2:30pm ET

You’ll receive an email about how to join on Zoom (please check your spam folder). Everyone who registers will receive a link to the event recording the following day.


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Live Zoom Sessions

Nothing pre-recorded here! When you sign-up for an event with FIC, you’ll have the opportunity to join a live session on Zoom with the event presenter/facilitator and other participants.

Affordable and Accessible

All our events are run on a sliding scale basis. Generous donations cover the costs for low-income attendees. FIC is committed to making our programs accessible to people of all walks of life.

Watch the Recording

You’ll receive the recording of your event to view for up to one month (unless otherwise noted). So don’t worry if you can’t attend a live session. Watch or listen whenever it is convenient for you.

Loved by Community Builders

What a beautiful gift to our intentional community builders and leaders! FIC’s programs provide a way for thinking and concerned people to collaborate for solutions to our multitude of global crises. Thank you FIC!Terri Garcia

I am constantly impressed by the down-to-earth practicality of the FIC workshops combined with the philosophical questions that are so vital for us to explore. I’m grateful for the excellent planning and delivery of the workshops by skilled and inclusive presenters, who create a space that is both welcoming and invites participants to challenge existing ideas and world views. Well done and thank you FIC.Claire Ogden

Free – $25

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