Downloads

Are We a Match? — New Cohousing FAQ — New Member Process
Membership Levels — Resource List — Aerial View of the Site — Imagining Belfast in 2021
Career Transition Guide


Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage News

Back issues of our eNewsletter
Bangor Daily News 05-10-09
Bangor Daily News 04-03-11
Maine Insights
Maine Home + Design
WERU Community Radio


Belfast Area Organizations

City of Belfast
Belfast Area Public Schools (RSU #20)
Ashwood Waldorf School
Cornerspring Montessori School (Paula Johnson @ 207-338-5800 or email cornerspring@tidewater.net)
Belfast Area Children’s Center
University of Maine Hutchinson Center
Waterfall Arts
Belfast Maskers (community theater)
Belfast Co-op (Maine’s oldest!)
Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (MOFGA)
Belfast Area Transition Initiative
Belfast Farmers’ Market
Camden Hills State Park
Camden Snow Bowl
Maine Windjammer Association
Waldo County YMCA
Waldo County General Hospital
Mid-Coast Mental Health Center
RehabInfo Maine
Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce
Belfast Municipal Airport
Midcoast Magnet — culture, entrepreneurship, and social & professional connections
Pop!Tech — world-changing people, projects and ideas
REALIZE!Maine — social, civic, and career opportunities for young people (20-40)


Cohousing Resources


Cohousing Association of the US
The Cohousing Company
Communities Directory
Helping Your Community Thrive: Part 1 — featuring Diana Leafe Christian


Other Regional Cohousing Communities


Champlain Valley Cohousing, Charlotte, Vermont
Cobb Hill Cohousing, Hartland, Vermont
Ecovillage at Ithaca, New York
Mosaic Commons, Berlin, Massachusetts
Nubanusit Neighborhood & Farm, Peterborough, New Hampshire
Pioneer Valley Cohousing, Amherst, Massachusetts
Two Echo Cohousing, Brunswick, Maine


Print Resources


Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities
Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett — 2011
There’s a chapter on our community and a photo of our site-planning workshop on the cover!

The Cohousing Handbook - Building a Place for Community
Chris and Kelly Scott-Hanson — 2005

The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independent Living
Charles Durrett — 2009

Sustainable Community - Learning from the Cohousing model
Graham Meltzer PhD — 2005

Reinventing Community - Stories from the walkways of cohousing
David Wann — 2005

Creating a Life Together - Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities
Diana Leafe Christian — 2003

Head, Heart, and Hands: Lessons in Community Building - Shari Leach



Other Sites of Interest


The Story of Stuff — how all the stuff in our lives affects communities here and abroad
The Wombat: “All Is One” — cute piece on being good stewards of the Earth (kids love it).
Eden Alternative — transforming elder care environments into habitats that promote quality of life
Share Some Sugar — Why buy when you can borrow from a neighbor?

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