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The links with are the examples given on the Guide.
Ananda World Brotherhood Colonies (United States, India, and Assisi, Italy). www.anandacommunity.org & www.yoganandarediscovered.com/jaitruth/skWBC.html & www.anandauniversity.org/curriculum/building.html
Spiritual communities inspired by Paramhansa Yogananda.
The Ark (Communautés de l'Arche). (France, etc.). www.markshep.com/nonviolence/Ark.html & www.markshep.com/nonviolence/#Ark & www.markshep.com/nonviolence/books/Ark.html
Country and spiritual communities founded in the forties by Lanza del Vasto, a Christian disciple of Gandhi. (At last link, full text of a little book: "The Community of the Ark", by Mark Shepard).
The Ark (Communautés de l'Arche). (In French). www.lanzadelvasto.org
The Ark (Communautés de l'Arche): Addresses. www.inti.be/ecotopie/comarche.html
Asociación Gaia - Ecovillage Project (Argentina). www.gaia.org.ar/english & www.geocities.com/RainForest/8155/english.htm
Ecovillage. (In English and Spanish).
Auroville (South India). www.auroville.org
Beauchamp (Dordogne, France). www.beau-champ.com & beau.champ.free.fr
Blue Heron Farm Intentional Community (Pittsboro, North Carolina). bhfarm.org
Bruderhof Communities. www.bruderhof.org
Cohousing Association of the United States. www.cohousing.org
Cohousing is the modern approach to reclaiming a traditional village lifestyle where rich, intergenerational relationships, cooperation, and sustainability are the norm.
Communautés (Communities). (France, Belgium, etc.). www.inti.be/ecotopie/communau.html
Some communities: The Ark, etc.
Community Bookshelf. store.ic.org/community-bookshelf.html & web.archive.org/web/19990220164151/http://www.crl.com/~eastwind/bookshlf.html
Useful (and often hard to find) books on intentional community, sustainable living and alternative culture.
Dreamtime Village. www.dreamtimevillage.org
East Wind Community (USA). www.eastwind.org
EcoVillage at Ithaca. www.ecovillage.ithaca.ny.us
Eco-Villages (Archive). web.archive.org/web/20031228184817/http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/ustudent/gcraft/fall95/issues/westphal/village/village.html
Edge of Time (UK). www.edgeoftime.co.uk
Books about communal living ("Diggers & Dreamers"), etc.
Global Eco-village Network - GEN. gen.ecovillage.org
Global Eco-village Network - GEN: Search Ecovillages. php.ecovillage.org/php/public/evdir/evsearch.php?lg=1
Database of communities all over the world.
Grishino (Russia). www.grishino.ecology.net.ru
Ecovillage. Shared work, meditation, ecology, etc. In English and Russian.
Magic (Palo Alto, CA). www.ecomagic.org
Meadowdance Community Group (Vermont). www.meadowdance.org
Including articles by Luc Reid: "What is an intentional community?" and, in Resources, "Intentional Community Success Guide". Also, Questions and Answers, etc.
New Creation Christian Community: Links to Christian Communities. www.newcreation.org.uk/nccc/links_index.shtml
Permaculture International: Global Directory. www.permacultureinternational.org/globaldirectory/globaldirectory.htm
Directory of permaculture establishments and ecovillages: Internships, site visits, volunteering...
Plants for a Future (UK): Communities and Eco-villages. www.pfaf.org/links/linksOld1.php#COMM
Redfield Community (England). www.redfieldcommunity.org.uk
Réseau Français des Eco-Villages (France). www.rama.1901.org/ev
Servants of the Cross. www.servant.net
An ecumenical Christian community whose members have pooled their lives for prayer, evangelization and service to the poor in Maine and Haiti.
Sustainable Communities Information (Canada). www.chebucto.ns.ca/Environment/SCN/SCN_home.html
WWW Resources on Alternative and Utopian Communities. faculty.plattsburgh.edu/richard.robbins/legacy/utopia_www_resources.html
Yahoo!: Christian Intentional Communities. dir.yahoo.com/.../Christianity/.../Intentional_Communities
Yahoo!: Intentional Communities. dir.yahoo.com/.../Intentional_Communities
Google Groups: alt.community.intentional - Intentional communities.
Google Groups: alt.co-ops - Cooperatives.
Google Groups: alt.housing.nontrad - Nontraditional housing: Communes, co-housing and alternative living arrangements.
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