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Your Community Wishlist: Free Worksheet

Your Community Wishlist: Free Worksheet

Finding an intentional community that's a fit for you is a multistep process. The first step is to get a clear idea of what you want to find. Do you envision a group of back-to-the-landers enjoying the simple life with home-grown food and fresh air? Or are you looking...

How to Know If You Should Start an Intentional Community or Join One

How to Know If You Should Start an Intentional Community or Join One

The decision to start an intentional community is not one to make lightly. While stats aren’t verified, many say the failure rate of new communities is similar to that of business start-ups — that is high, costly, and painful for many would-be founders.  Despite...

18 Intentional Homesteading Communities in the US

18 Intentional Homesteading Communities in the US

The allure of homesteading communities has grown in recent years, capturing the imagination of those who yearn for a simpler, sustainable, and communal way of life. Imagine a place where you're not just a resident but an active participant in crafting a resilient...

Free Guide: 5 Tips to Become an Ideal Community Candidate

Free Guide: 5 Tips to Become an Ideal Community Candidate

Photo: Heartwood Cohousing, Colorado Ready to become an ideal community candidate? A little preparation can go a long way towards becoming a community candidate that residential intentional communities will be enthusiastic to accept as a member. Curious what...

Ultimate List of Vegan Intentional Communities

Ultimate List of Vegan Intentional Communities

Are you considering moving to an intentional community that aligns with your values? If you're passionate about embracing a compassionate, plant-based lifestyle, and seeking to live among like-minded individuals, we have an exciting article for you! At...

Your Community Resume: Free Worksheet

Your Community Resume: Free Worksheet

Ready to contact intentional communities? Make sure to first create your community resume! Plenty of communities are open to visitors… but it’s important to know how to contact them to ensure a positive response and establish a good connection from the start.  My...

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Intentional Community Living

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Intentional Community Living

Discover the health benefits of intentional community living. Below are six ways that living in an ecovillage or cohousing can improve your well-being. In recent years, intentional communities have gained in popularity as people seek alternatives to traditional ways...

Are you too old to join an intentional community?

Are you too old to join an intentional community?

A frequent question from older adults considering communal living is, “Am I too old to join an intentional community?”  It's a reasonable question for anyone in life’s later years. Whether you have been nursing a dream to join a community for decades or it’s a...

The 40 Best Books About Intentional Community Living

The 40 Best Books About Intentional Community Living

Here's your library of books about intentional community living. Ever wonder what it’s like to live in an intentional community? Want to strengthen relationships within your own community? Curious about what’s possible when we come together to co-create? The...

10 Of The Best Ecovillages For Sustainable Travel In The World

10 Of The Best Ecovillages For Sustainable Travel In The World

Check out this list of ten of the best ecovillages in the world for sustainable travel. Sustainable travel is a mode of tourism that aims to have a smaller carbon footprint and leave a positive impact on local peoples and economies.  For those who want to see the...

6 Steps to Find Your Home in an Intentional Community

6 Steps to Find Your Home in an Intentional Community

Ecovillage, Coliving, Permaculture, Tiny House, and More Types of Intentional Community Cynthia visiting Friland Ecovillage in Denmark, an intentional community Ready to settle into a tight-knit neighborhood of like-minded friends? Or gain companionship as you age? Or...

21 Intentional Community Directories to Expand Your Research

21 Intentional Community Directories to Expand Your Research

Below is a list of the best intentional community directories and research tools to expand your community search. The list focuses on residential or place-based communities. It includes many regions of the world and a variety of community types, including cohousing,...