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What kinds of communities are available to join- 'intentional' or otherwise anyway?

 
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Greetings,
I have been thinking about communities in general and intentional communities in particular. I only recently heard about "intentional communities" and I'm only barely familiar with what they are. What kinds of communities are available for someone like myself who is considering joining one? Thank you
 
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Listen thee to the podcasts of Paul and thou shalt learn.

http://www.richsoil.com/permaculture/

Look for podcasts with "Intentional Community" or "Diana Leafe Christian" in the title.

Podcasts 37, 42, 110, 117, 129, and 307-311 would be a good start.
 
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Intentional community is a very broad term that basically means people living together for some common purpose or shared values. Some examples are communes, ecovillages, and monasteries. A handful of families constructing homes on a shared piece of land to ensure they have cool neighbors is an intentional community. Check out http://ic.org, where you'll find a wealth of information.

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Another type of intentional community, are the eco-minded intentional communities. Those can be found at the Fellowship for Intentional Communities website and at the Global Ecovillage Network.
 
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Scott Fike wrote:Greetings,
I have been thinking about communities in general and intentional communities in particular. I only recently heard about "intentional communities" and I'm only barely familiar with what they are. What kinds of communities are available for someone like myself who is considering joining one? Thank you



Us! Cold Pond Community Land Trust is seeking new members!
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we are an "intentional community"
 
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I lived in an intentional community for 2 years called Camphill Village Minnesota. This community is part of a world wide organization of biodyanmically and organically grown food. This particular community has a huge focus on agriculture and food production. They have 525 acres and it's incredible. They don't have the pushy dogma of religion. Anthroposophy (a mix of spirituality and philosophy) is what the communities were founded on but it is not a requirement of living there. They are looking for more land workers and a head gardener. I learned so much and am a better person for living there! Their website is www.camphillmn.org. they have a facebook and instagram with the handle /camphillmn. Hope you find what you're looking for!
 
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