News and notes related to:
- the Communal Studies Association annual meeting in Kirtland, Ohio;
- the Shelburne Museum’s exhibition: "Out of this World: Shaker Design, Past, Present, and Future";
- an interview of ninety-one year old Owen Edgington (a direct descendant of West Union Shakers William Edgington and Jane Johnson) by Dorothy Jones and Carol Medlicottin;
- a report on the signing of preservation and conservation easements by Shakers at Sabbathday Lake, Maine, to preserve nineteen community buildings and prevent future development of the property;
- an update on Koinonia Farm.