Sightings at CoHo – Camassia

CoHo is preserving a native Corvallis plant species – Camassia. They don’t just look pretty…they are edible! And they attract pollinators. Did you know that purple is rare in nature? Purple also has a variety of effects on the mind and body, including uplifting spirits and calming the mind and nerves.

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National Cohousing Open House Day: April 30, 2016

On April 30th, CoHo Ecovillage & Oakleigh Meadow will be offering tours for anyone interested in knowing more about what cohousing is all about. Download the flyer here.Other communities participating in this year’s open house can be found at http://www.cohousing.org/openhouse2016 The FREE two‐for‐one tour starts at 10:30 AM at CoHo Ecovillage in Corvallis. It’s work‐party […]

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We Communicate Nonviolently

As has been done before, another round of nonviolent communication (NVC) has been completed at CoHo. New owners were included, as well as some people outside of our community and even some that have been through NVC training before. NVC is a collection of simple, effective steps and techniques which help create and support connection, […]

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CoHo Reaches Color Consensus!

It’s been over a year now since the idea of picking colors for buildings was introduced. The buildings at CoHo will soon be due for fresh exterior paint, because it’s our proactive approach to sustaining long-lasting structures. Even our buildings need some love!So here at CoHo we like to use consensus for making decisions. An […]

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Team Wrecking Crew Formed

The Wrecking Crew team was formed with the intent of getting sh*t done (GSD). No meetings. No budget. Just some CoHoots who want to help each other with small projects like pulling weeds (or poison oak), hauling leaves/mulch/bark, moving stuff around, doing quick fixes (within our ability), and anything you could think of that goes […]

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Garden Shed Update – It’s Enclosed!

It’s been over 6 months since the garden shed was framed up, so what does it look like now? It’s got walls, a deck, windows and door framed (with door inside), and most of the roof done.  Working on this over winter wasn’t terribly exciting, but now that gardening season is upon us there will […]

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