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Useful List of Intentional Community Directories & Maps

Useful List of Intentional Community Directories & Maps

The best community directories and research tools to expedite your search! The following list of community directories and maps includes a variety of community types. This is a great starting place for exploring the wide world of intentional communities. Happy...

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How to Grow Your Network: Essential Patterns

How to Grow Your Network: Essential Patterns

We each have the capacity to become skillful network weavers — individuals who guide the threads of connection that bring together people, places, and ideas for transformative action. Network weaving is an essential function in any growing social movement.

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Changing Organizational Culture: FIC at Twin Oaks

Changing Organizational Culture: FIC at Twin Oaks

The Fellowship for Intentional Community (FIC) hosted its twice annual Organizational (Org) Meeting at the end of October. For over thirty years, this gathering has taken place at different intentional communities throughout North America. The meeting marked a pivotal milestone in the evolution of FIC.

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Leading Edges of Collaboration: GENNA Alliance

Leading Edges of Collaboration: GENNA Alliance

“We envision a world of interdependent cooperative communities stewarding the conditions of regeneration, justice, peace, and abundance, in order to realize the full potential of flourishing for all life, for all generations to come.”—GENNA Alliance

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Find the Perfect Ecovillage for You

Find the Perfect Ecovillage for You

There are thousands upon thousands of communities around the world where people are working to regenerate our planet. You may discover there is an intentional community or permaculture project near where you are living right now. Here are some resources to help you navigate the possibilities.

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Announcing Fall West Coast Tour!

Announcing Fall West Coast Tour!

I’m headed West this September & October for a journey from British Columbia down to Arizona. Along the way I will tour intentional communities, consult on regenerative projects, and speak at events. Stay tuned for stories from me!

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Ecovillage Voice at the United Nations #HLPF

Ecovillage Voice at the United Nations #HLPF

I joined the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development ‪#‎HLPF. It was reaffirming to hear the world’s governments address our environmental and humanitarian crises. Everyone seems to be on the same page that the situation is dire.

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Ecovillage Pathways: Youth and Elder Event

Ecovillage Pathways: Youth and Elder Event

How can we catalyze healthy culture across the generations? How do ecovillages serve as fertile ground for youth and elder collaboration in wider culture? A group of people passionate about intergenerational community connection gathered this past weekend at an event called Ecovillage Pathways, an annual event in it’s 5th year.

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Community Movements Join Forces in Europe

Community Movements Join Forces in Europe

ECOLISE is a testament to the desire amongst disparate local groups and their regional, national, and international networks, to nature their collective energy in order to increase their visibility, improve learning and exchange, and influence policy making as European and national levels.

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When Digital Companies Retreat in the Jungle

When Digital Companies Retreat in the Jungle

Imagine having meetings with your coworkers while swimming in blue tropical waters… joining a work retreat where the agenda gives equal importance to business strategy and authentic relating games… conversing with company founders, under a star-filled sky, about how our organization can do the most good for the future of humanity…

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Digital Nomads and Community in the Modern Age

Digital Nomads and Community in the Modern Age

The function of the nomad is to connect isolated groups through the sharing of goods, services, stories and, primarily, ideas. In the digital age, we still have our nomads, but their essential function has largely been replaced by the tiny gadget you are likely reading this article with.

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Summer Camp Forever: An Ecovillage Story

Summer Camp Forever: An Ecovillage Story

The idealized “summer camp” has been enshrined for decades in movies. It serves as an adolescent’s wild escape from the boring confines of suburban neighborhoods and primary school, at least until “growing up” happens. But what if the fleeting joys of summer camp never ended? What if you could live in summer camp?​

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