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|From: allenbutcher (allenbutcherjuno.com)|
|Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 10:42:44 -0700 (MST)|
For those interested, there is a new video on community coming out in the spring. Below is the list of communities featured in Geoph Kozeny's 2 hour FIC sponsored video. The price will be something like $35, available through the FIC Website at www.ic.org. Two out of eighteen featured communities are cohousing. Allen LIST OF COMMUNITIES TO BE FEATURED Ananda Village ('69, CA) Large spiritual meditation/yoga community. Breitenbush ('77, OR) Rural retreat & conference center run as a worker-owned business, with hydro power and geothermal heat. Camphill Special Schools ('61, PA) Rehabilitation/community for disabled; school K-12; biodynamic farming; based on Rudof Steiner teachings. Catholic Worker House/San Antonio ('85, TX) Urban ministry to poor, most residents are 12- to 18-month volunteers, from other countries. Community Alternatives ('77, BC) Large urban cooperative apartment complex. Original construction was gov't subsidized. Earthaven ('92, NC) Rural ecovillage under construction. The Farm ('70, TN) '60s hippies reorganized, now with a hybrid economy, 30+ nonprofits & businesses. Frasier Common Farm ('78, BC) rural sister community to Community Alternatives; worker-owned organic salad business. Ganas ('80, NY) Urban, focused on group process/individual growth. Three levels of participation from income-sharing to independent. Goodenough ('81, WA) Non-residential spiritual community; personal & social transformation, education, cooperative businesses. Hearthaven ('87, MO) Small urban extended family; Christian/pagan common spiritual focus; activists/networkers/environmental organizers. Miccosukee Land Cooperative ('73, FL) Land Co-op (many voluntary programs). N-Street ('86, CA) Retrofit cohousing, urban cooperative block design with common back yards and frequent shared meals. Nyland Cohousing (93, CO) Suburban, large cohousing community [include description of Coho roots in Denmark]. Purple Rose Collective ('78, CA) Small urban collective household of activists. Riverspirit ('78, CA) Back-to-the-land pioneer village with 5 families. Sandhill ('74, MO) Small, rural, secular, egalitarian, family-style labor & income-sharing processes, organic farming. Twin Oaks ('67, VA) Large, rural, secular, egalitarian, with labor credit system, planner manager gov't.
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