Thanks to the 25 folks who joined members of the NICA Board at East West Bookshop on August 21 for a presentation and discussion with Diana Leaf Christian on “Three Aspects of a Healthy, Thriving Community.”
The three aspects are:
Community Glue: taking time to do shared enjoyable activities that tend to generate feelings of gratitude and [...]
The Ananda Community of Lynnwood welcomes everyone to an Open House and Solstice celebration from 1pm to 7pm on Saturday, June 22, 2013.
There will be tours, presentations, and opportunities to ask questions about this thriving intentional spiritual community. There will be booths of various Ananda projects, food and entertainment, and tours of the community. The [...]
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 [...]
From Sept 23-25, 2011, FIC (Federation for Intentional Community) presented a weekend conference in Occidental, CA, about 50 miles north of San Francisco.
About 250 people attended. 20-30 communities were represented, mostly from the Bay Area and the West coast.
The keynote speaker was Kevin Danaher, founder of the Green Festivals and Global Exchange. He gave a [...]
On Thursday, September 1, 2011, NICA hosted its 3rd panel presentation at the East West Bookshop at 6500 Rossevelt Way NE Seattle. About 30 people attended. The topic was
Intentional Communities: Models for Sustainable Living. Our goal was to share with people some of the many benefits of community living, and how examples of a saner, [...]
If you missed Songaia’s May Day celebration, here’s just a taste of what happened!
Video segments from the Hope for a Better World panel discussion, hosted by NICA at East West Bookshop, October 13, 2010, are now available on the nwcommunities Youtube site.
Communities represented on this panel included Bright Morning Star, Ananda Community Lynnwood, Jackson Park Co-housing, and Sherwood Co-op.
Each community provided an introduction as well as a reflection [...]
Port Townsend EcoVillage and Songaia Cohousing welcomed bee hives this spring. Here are a few shots, the first two from Port Townsend, and the second two from Songaia:
Kees Kolff from Port Townsend shared this cautionary tale about being sure to count your zippers while tending the hive:
There I was, all suited up with [...]