Ecovillages are attracting increased attention as people seek to create more of a sense of belonging in their lives. Finding Community is a non-nonsense guide to help readers research, visit, and evaluate each potential community in their own long-term social, spiritual, financial and legal well-being. Includes important questions to ask, signs of a healthy( and not so healthy) community. Common blunders to avoid.
Finding community is as critical as obtaining food and shelter, since the need to belong is what makes us human. The isolation and loneliness of modern life have led many people to search for deeper connection, which has resulted in a renewed interest in intentional communities. These intentional communities or ecovillages are an appealing choice for like-minded people who seek to create a family-oriented and ecologically sustainable lifestyle-a lifestyle they are unlikely to find anywhere else.