We also look at the "Healthy Community" approach, and how it can lead to a better lifestyle and a more sustainable world.This page "Intentional community" is a general term that represents a wide variety of living alternatives.
The physical and living arrangements vary widely, from loosely strung networks to much more cooperative or communal agreements.
Many offer fascinating opportunities for visitors, volunteers and interns.
Examples include the Ecovillage at Ithaca in upstate New York and the Whole Village just northwest of Toronto, Canada.
This is an introduction, overview and directory of links to a wide variety of ideas and projects that help create stronger, healthier community.
We start by looking at a number of alternative and experimental forms of community, including ecovillages, cohousing, intentional community, cooperatives, related topics and links.
We then look at a variety of creative ways that you can find or create stronger community where you live today (without moving or joining an alternative community).We include resources on how to go about this, and the interpersonal issues and group process that can be involved.Thousands exist today, rural or urban, communal or individualistic, spiritual or secular, big or small.They can be based around any number of themes, such as economic cooperation, equality, environmental sustainability, education, health, participative government, personal growth, social activism, spirituality, voluntary simplicity. C." includes ecovillages, cohousing, land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives & other related projects and dreams.Intentional Community Myths | Intentional Community FAQ North American Intentional Communities | Canada | UK | Europe More: wikipedia (more) | google | google dir | news Are intentional communities cults?dispelling the myths Ecovillages are sustainable communities and neighbourhoods, urban and rural, committed to living in an ecologically, economically, culturally and spiritually sound way.