New Trees at Coho, part Two!

You might say I missed my calling in life. I should have been a water witcher. Oh, well… some creative plumbing for a tree with a non-invasive root system and we have a tree that will one day shade the circle in front of the common house and the path in that area. Only one […]

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How to do a social distancing birthday party

April, who runs a community supported bakery during the day (Wild Yeast Bakery) celebrated her birthday with cake for her neighbors! For social distancing, it was an outdoor party, in masks, using her pastry/bread slider that she uses to serve folks at a distance at the farmer’s market. Off in the distance (on the common […]

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How do we do social distancing at Coho?

Circles of Solidarity: when the weather permits, decorative chalk circles on the path indicate exactly where to stand to be six feet apart. The visual really helps those of us who are accustomed to a little tighter social spacing get used to the new distance. At the beginning of the shut-down, concerns about minimizing contact […]

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Celebrating our very own Coho Community Supported Bakery

Each December we gather at April and Craig Hall-Cutting’s house for a toasty and tasty celebration of goodness and community: the Wild Yeast Bakery. April and Craig started the bakery out of their home and Coho kitchen in ___, initially supplying neighbors at Coho and the surrounding area with subscription artisan sourdough breads. They have […]

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Coho a big presence at Open Streets!

Many cohoots  volunteered at Open Streets, working at booths and entertaining. Jeff’s bike shop, Corvallis Electric Bikes, was a sponsor. April and Craig’s bakery (also a Coho business) Wild Yeast provided food.

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A “Happy” introduction to Cohousing

Caroline and Nick discovered cohousing by watching the movie “Happy.” This prompted them to look for our community. They were able to rent a unit until one became available to buy. To celebrate their recent purchase of a unit at Coho, they hosted a “Happy” movie party at the common house. The smiles were many. […]

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Meet Dill, Katie’s trainee dog!

From Jodi, proud Mom: As a part of her Waldorf 8th grade project presentation this week, Katie made a slideshow showing different aspects of raising guide dog puppy “Dill.”  Katie and Jodi (who is an talented dog trainer) will have Dill through January or February of next year. Watch Dill’s story here.  When Dill makes it […]

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A Day in the Life of the Common House

The common house at CoHo gets a lot of traffic! Saturday May 12 started with our usual breakfast crew in the kitchen and dining room, followed by a game day in the living room, while a Nonviolent Communication class happened in the kids room, and a sourdough baking class took place in the kitchen/dining room.

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