Black Lives Matter at Coho

At Coho we share in the collective grief, anger, frustration, helplessness and sadness over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. Over the past 2 months, many Cohoots have attended rallies and marches for the Black Lives Matter movement. We have hosted informal and formal sharing circles about racism and […]

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Fun Activity for Scientists and Gardeners of All Ages

While clearing the valerian “forest” on the bike barn path (also known as the snake bed), I was wishing something could be made out of the plant material, such as fabric. Then the thought occurred: hollow tubes, these could be mason bee homes! Anyone can make a simple structure for native bees out of valerian […]

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30 seconds – GO!

One of the two groups of devotees of the activity formerly known as crossfit who practice at Coho with social distancing (except for the family group featured last. Enjoy this quick view!

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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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The Merry Mask Makers: Cover Corvallis Project

Judy Peterman, community member/friend of Coho, organized Cover Corvallis, a Covid-19 mask making project at Coho. Cohoots were covered, along with all of the employees at our local food Co-op (the Co-op received one hundred masks). Donations went to many others in need of masks. Some CoHoots also sew for the Corvallis Sewing Brigade, supplying […]

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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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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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The Great Pumpkin finally Arrived!

(Submitted by David Kimdon, pumpkin whisperer.) A pumpkin, a marching band and a bunch of friends.  What better way to start a day of community building? We started at 9 am with a parade down the path honoring Greatest Pumpkin.  From the moment of her introduction to the community as a tiny seedling early last […]

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