“Helping small communities self-organize, to save $$$ and CO2, and become stronger.”
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Try Out the Commons!
CommonsTown.com is the Demo version of “Commons Communities,” our online platform that provides small rural towns with a local online infrastructure -- "information plumbing" -- to help its members self-organize to save time, money, and CO2.

Try the Demo to get a sense of its utility. If you have already done that, go back to your site and sign up -- and start posting your Events, your Classifieds, your upcoming Carpool Trips, and more!

This is the CommonsTown microregion. Try its Commons!

CommonsTown itself is a small rural community in North America, with at least a grocery store, a gas station, a drug store, and a hardware store. It's got a couple of restaurants, and might have a Fire Hall or the like, all of which serve the micro-region of smaller nearby villages. Small businesses, both part-time and full-time, dot the region. Total regional population: somewhere between 1000 and 5000.

The CommonsTown microregion's citizens each knows someone who knows anybody else in the community. And they would all recognize themselves as belonging to the "CommonsTown Community." When people from Wee Glen tell someone in Generic City where they're from, they say "It's near CommonsTown."

Our Commons Communities platform is designed for this kind of rural community. It enables self-organization between Members for Carpooling, shared Commons Calendar of Events, shared Classified/Want Ads, local Business Listings, and more.

To try out the Demo, first choose a persona, and then you can see what's possible, and what the Commons Communities platform might do for your town!