On July 20, at 12:08 A.M., Chloe got a baby brother! And her parents, Nic and Carolyn, could not be happier. This week, we learned new babys name: Samuel Isaac. Nic and Carolyn do not have family anywhere nearby, so when Chloe was born at the beginning of the pandemic, their neighbors, April and Craig […]
The Community Garden team produced a bumper crop of awesomeness!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The garlic harvest at CoHo Ecovillage is celebrated in common meals all year long.