025: Embracing Diversity and Inclusion with Crystal Byrd Farmer

Posted on February 12, 2024 by

Embracing Diversity and Inclusion with Crystal Byrd Farmer Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 025 There’s a rich opportunity to push the needle forward when it comes to Diversity, Equity, and… Read More

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Upgrade your community toolbox

Posted on January 29, 2024 by

by Åsa Isacson The tools for groups of people to find, manage and develop their own communities just as they want them has radically changed in the last 20 years.… Read More

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Bonus: Centering and Preparing for Birth with Monique Gauthier

Posted on January 8, 2024 by

Bonus: Centering and Preparing for Birth with Monique Gauthier Inside Community Podcast — Bonus Episode My conversation with Monique Gauthier was too full of inspiring and helpful information, so I… Read More

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024: Community Supported Birth with Monique Gauthier

Posted on January 4, 2024 by

Community Supported Birth with Monique Gauthier Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 024 Bringing new life into the world requires levels of support practically unheard of in modern, western culture… unless… Read More

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History is in the making at the FIC

Posted on December 25, 2023 by

by Harvey Baker Watch the video to hear FIC board member, Harvey Baker, talk about FIC’s history using our community beads!

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What is lacking in the modern society model?

Posted on December 18, 2023 by

by Celastrina My name is Celastrina and I’m a 29 year old dreamer and artist from Sweden. Nine years ago, my life took an extraordinary turn when I made the… Read More

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Technology as a bridge between people and places

Posted on December 11, 2023 by

Rodrigo Braga IT Director Technology as a bridge between people and places — I have a strong connection with water—especially the oceans—which led me to connect with sustainability and permaculture… Read More

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New Visions for the Communities Movement

Posted on December 4, 2023 by

Daniel Greenberg, FIC Co-Director A wise person once told me, “At every level of the nested hierarchy of life, we can look down for function and up for purpose.” For example, as individuals,… Read More

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The idea that the real goal is belonging

Posted on November 27, 2023 by

I’m not a big fan of the word “inclusion”. As someone raised by scientists and fascinated with geology, it always makes me think of amber with a water bubble, or… Read More

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New Visions for the Communities Movement with Daniel Greenberg

Posted on November 27, 2023 by

New Visions for the Communities Movement with Daniel Greenberg Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 023 As we close out 2023, it’s time to take stock of the Communities Movement and… Read More

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Let’s raise the bar with FIC Programs for 2024

Posted on November 17, 2023 by

FIC Programs Director Lauren Hugel We just finished our 2023 FIC retreat at Shannon Farm Community in rural Virginia. What a beautiful time of year to be here with the… Read More

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Co-Create Our Future

Posted on November 10, 2023 by

Kim Kanney, FIC Co-Director The smartest person in the room is the group. Would you agree? The FIC team does and we think you, as a communitarian, probably do too.… Read More

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Cults! The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with Jesse Stone

Posted on November 1, 2023 by

Cults! The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with Jesse Stone Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 022 Cults get a pretty bad reputation in the mainstream world, but are they… Read More

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Community Held Death and Dying with Angela Franklin

Posted on October 5, 2023 by

Community Held Death and Dying with Angela Franklin Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 021 The subject of death is seen by many as morbid or taboo, but what if this… Read More

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Central Leader Communities with “Evil Dictator” Paul Wheaton

Posted on September 7, 2023 by

Central Leader Communities with “Evil Dictator” Paul Wheaton Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 020 There are as many ways to structure a community as there are communities, but perhaps one… Read More

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Raising Children in Community

Posted on August 28, 2023 by

by Janne Campbell As I write, the land I live on with 31 other adults and 11 kids is bursting with fecundity. The first wild greens: miner’s lettuce, nettles and… Read More

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FIC Needs You To Survive and Thrive

Posted on August 7, 2023 by

by Kim Kanney & Daniel Greenberg — FIC Co-directors We humbly ask for your immediate support to ensure the FIC will survive in 2023 and thrive in 2024 and beyond.… Read More

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Intimacy in Community with Dave Booda

Posted on August 2, 2023 by

Intimacy in Community with Dave Booda Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 019 Hear from intimacy nerd Dave Booda, about why intimacy is so important, get new ideas on prompts that… Read More

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FIC at the GEN Europe Gathering 2023

Posted on July 28, 2023 by

FIC at the GEN Europe Gathering 2023 By Daniel Greenberg, FIC Co-Director Radical Self-Love, Eldership in Community, Solidarity Economy, Regenerative Lifestyles, Sociocracy, Embodied Climate Dialogue, Net Zero Power, Indigenous Insights,… Read More

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Military Veterans in Intentional Communities Survey

Posted on July 21, 2023 by
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The Relationship Between Major Institutions and Sense of Belonging Surveys of Military Veterans Residing in Intentional Communities Click here to fill out the survey Hello fellow lovers of community, I’m… Read More

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Aging Well Together with Margaret Critchlow

Posted on June 13, 2023 by

Aging Well Together with Margaret Critchlow Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 018 Hear from Margaret Critchlow, PhD., about finding connection as an older person, and building communities where elders can… Read More

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Raising Children in Community with Amy Saloner

Posted on May 30, 2023 by

Raising Children in Community with Amy Saloner Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 017 For many looking for community, a primary goal is to be a part of a multigenerational reality… Read More

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Reclaiming Placemaking for Liberation with Ridhi D’Cruz

Posted on May 4, 2023 by

Reclaiming Placemaking for Liberation with Ridhi D’Cruz Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 016 We’re kicking off Season 2 with a pair of episodes about Placemaking, how we design and consider… Read More

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Designing Shared Spaces with Bryan Bowen

Posted on May 4, 2023 by

Designing Shared Spaces with Bryan Bowen Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 015 We’re kicking off Season 2 with a pair of episodes about Placemaking, how we design and consider creating… Read More

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Table of Contents & Introduction

Posted on April 27, 2023 by

Building Belonging: Your Guide to Starting a Residential Intentional Community Table of Contents Introduction: What Time Is It? Part 1: Setting the Stage Part 2: Defining and Materializing Your Community… Read More

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Season 2 Trailer – Inside Community podcast

Posted on April 10, 2023 by

Season 2 Trailer Inside Community Podcast Welcome back to Season 2 of the Inside Community Podcast! On this show we explore the beautiful and messy realities of living inside community… Read More

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State of the Communities Movement with Yana, Sky and Cassandra

Posted on July 20, 2022 by

State of the Communities Movement with Cassandra, Sky and Yana Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 014 Join communities experts Yana Ludwig, Sky Blue, and Cassandra Ferrera for a panel discussion… Read More

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Visiting Communities with Anthony ‘Campo’ Campbell

Posted on June 30, 2022 by

Visiting Communities with Anthony ‘Campo’ Campbell Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 013 Listen to ideas on how to best engage with communities you would like to visit, so you and… Read More

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Creating Inclusivity with Sociocracy with Ted Rau

Posted on June 16, 2022 by

Creating Inclusivity with Sociocracy with Ted Rau Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 012 Hear Ted Rau share how sociocracy brings an incredible opportunity to cooperative groups to embody higher levels… Read More

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Exploring Cohousing with Trish Becker

Posted on June 2, 2022 by

Exploring Cohousing with Trish Becker Inside Community Podcast — Ep. 011 Cohousing benefits include autonomy, resource sharing, social and emotional connection, and a model for engagement and democracy that reaches… Read More

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