In January, NICA Board Members Larry Rider and Nancy Lanphear made a trip to visit the following communities in Portland:
Peninsula Park Cohousing
Trillium Hollow Cohousing
Cascadia Commons Cohousing
Ananda Community of Portland
We also visited Woodard Lane Cohousing in Olympia, WA.
We were given tours of these communities and spent time talking with some community residents. It [...]
Among the many benefits of community living is sharing the joy of relationships. Join us at the Ananda Community Lynnwood for a day of exploring the world of intentional community. Our focus will be Relationships in Community, including workshop/discussions on
Having more harmonious relationships
Romantic relationships in community
Leadership, authority, and influence
Working out conflicts in community
And we will [...]
WITHIN REACH explores one couple’s pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars and traditional houses to “bikepack” 6,500 miles for nearly 2 years around the USA seeking sustainable community.
Rather than looking in a traditional neighborhood, they begin to recognize that community is the secret ingredient to [...]
NICA will sponsor a free public talk on the subject “Intentional Communities: Past, Present, and Future Directions” on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 7 to 8:30pm at the East West Bookshop (6500 Roosevelt NE) in Seattle.
The talk will be given by Laird Schaub, popular speaker on intentional communities and executive secretary of the Fellowship of Intentional [...]
Just received this exciting message from our colleagues at Clearwater Commons. If you are available, you may want to stop by.
Clearwater Commons, the most comprehensive low impact development project in the Puget Sound, is being featured on the 2012 Green Home Tour April 21 & 22, from 10am – 4pm.
The only site in Snohomish County [...]
Quick announcement of upcoming Evolver event in Everett/Seattle area:
See full announcement here.
A new generation of intentional communities and pioneering collectives are reimagining the way we live, love, grow food, eat, dance, and play. These are the eco-villages, artist coops, global pystrancers, tantra tribes, rebel bicycle clubs, urban homesteaders, healer co-ops, Burning Man camps, yoga ashrams, [...]
Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union (SMCU) created Co-opalooza to celebrate co-ops and help spread the word of the great things they do for their community. Co-ops from across the economic spectrum will be joining SMCU for a free, all-ages festival with live music, kid’s activities and raffle prizes [...]
If you missed Songaia’s May Day celebration, here’s just a taste of what happened!
Building Gift Community: We Need Each Other
—experiential seminar, enjoy a taste of gift culture—
Imagine “your” community: Living in your own home, easy travel distance apart, a tribe of men and women, safely intimate and committed to each other. In these times of rapid change you’ve claimed your place and this family of [...]
Click on the image to view and print out the full-sized flyer
Join the Songaia Community to celebrate Earth Day and the community’s 10 Anniversary May Day!
Event: Earth Day and 10th Anniversary May Day
Date: Sunday, May 1, 2011
Time: 1 pm to evening
Location: Songaia Co-Housing (22401 39th Avenue SE Bothell, WA 98021)
Music Provided by: [...]