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Communities Directory 1995

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The Communities Directory: A Comprehensive Guide to Intentional Communities and Cooperative Living, is the essential reference tool for those interested in finding or creating community. This is the Third Edition from 1995.

The Communities Directory is compiled by the nonprofit Foundation for Intentional Community (FIC), from, the online Communities Directory.

Whether used as a reference, educational resource, or a road map for a personal quest, the Communities Directory is a comprehensive and easy-to-use tool offering the following:

Descriptions from over 700 intentional communities in North America and around the world. Entries offer contact information, core values, availability for visits, and a glimpse of the vision that holds them together.
Locations of North American communities are displayed on a set of regional maps, great for trip planning and proximity to cities and other communities.
A fast and easy reference. Searching for a large, urban ecovillage? A community with lots of children? Just use the handy chart to quickly find the community that meets your needs.
Covers the basics of intentional community including what they are, how to visit, and the state of the communities movement.

All thirty-one articles from the 1995 edition of the Communities Directory, about various aspects of community living, grouped in six major subject areas… a substantial body of useful infomation.

1. An Evolving Culture
2. Finding Your Community
3. Personal Growth
4. Social Action
5. Taking Care of Business
6. Communal History

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