Meet Valerie and her sidekick, Chaco. Valerie is a master gardener. She can be seen delivering dahlias, cucumbers, tomatoes, tomatillos, and the occasional eggplant door to door at Coho. Valerie is one of the blessings of living at Coho.
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. […]
After uncounted hours of site preparation and seedling care this spring by the pumpkin team we gathered yesterday afternoon to plant the chosen seedling. The ceremony began quietly in the greenhouse with the selection of the lucky one from five candidate seedlings. Once at the planting site folksy music played as we put the finishing […]
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.
It’s that time of year again, where fruit begins to ripen around CoHo and is ready for picking. There are some cherry trees that have produced pretty well over the last couple of years, but sometimes we’ve been too late to get them before the birds! As the trees grow taller, we need brave people […]
We do our best to support local businesses and locally grown food. The First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op and Corvallis Sustainability Coalition introduced the concept of “Local 6” products to our community in 2009, those that are “grown, made or processed by a business owned and operated within the six counties touching and including Benton county.” Here […]
Residents of CoHo Ecovillage enjoy the annual persimmon harvest.
A curry buffet at CoHo Ecovillage featured 15+ items.
INTRODUCTION TO THE “THEN AND NOW” SERIES Visitors touring CoHo sometimes ask how our expectations for community prior to move-in differ from our current day-to-day reality. Comparing “then and now” is the framework for this series of blog postings. The source of historical perspective is the CoHo newsletters published in 2006 and 2007 (they are […]
It’s cider pressing time at CoHo Ecovillage.