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this drawing was an experiment - i made a list of things it would be nice to have in a community, and tried to figure out their approximate sizes and how they could fit together in a way that minimizes paths and maximizes natural areas, while getting in a lot of (animal-free!) food production and space for socializing / playing / working. the big common house is meant to be a farm house that was originally on the land, where residents could live while developing the other buildings and…
The Cohousing Handbook: Building a Place for Community: Chris ScottHanson, Kelly ScottHanson
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Articles in "The Culture of Intentional Community" Introducing This Issue: A Culture of Collaboration by Marty Klaif Changing Skies by Karen Gimnig A Day in the Life by Marty Klaif An Evolution in Community by Chris Roth Mind the Gap: How the Cultural Difference between Incoming Residents and the Community Can Indicate Whether They Will Stay by Colin Doyle Planted in Good Soil: Cultural Roots and Community by Julian Washio-Collette The Shaker “Culture of Cleanliness” by Susan M. Matarese…
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Punta Mona is a thriving intentional community of students, teachers, farm volunteers, and travelers from all over the world. We are fruit nerds, seed savers, compost fanatics, organic chefs, natural builders, tree lovers, campfire musicians, herbal witches, and permaculture activists living a simple, regenerative lifestyle in the jungle of Costa Rica.
NUCLEO Network saved to NUCLEO 2
Move over, communes and gated neighborhoods. The new private enclave is all about making you—and the environment—feel better.
How To Build Community Text: Members SCW community. Karen Kerney, watercolor. SCW©1998. Spanish version available.
Loran Mayes saved to Community Project
Experiments in cooperative living offer a great model for building sustainable urban communities. But can they work for everyone?
Clair Zarges saved to Tiny
How to Start a Modern Sustainable Living Community (right where you’re at)
Shelley Hoskins saved to Homesteading
The feature-length documentary BIRTH STORY: INA MAY GASKIN & THE FARM MIDWIVES tells the story of counterculture heroine Ina May Gaskin and her spirited friends, who began delivering each other’s babies in 1970, on a caravan of hippie school buses, headed to a patch of rural Tennessee land. With Ina May as their leader, the women taught themselves midwifery from the ground up, and, with their families, founded an entirely communal, agricultural society called The Farm. They grew their own…
Adrianna Anderson saved to Reasons for Action
Most utopian communities are, like most start-ups, short-lived. What makes the difference between failure and success?
SarahGrace Wood saved to Community