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Mission Peak Cohousing in Fremont, CA is sponsoring a Getting-It-Built Workshop with CoHousing Solutions’ Katie McCamant and McCamant & Durrett Architect’s Chuck Durrett. This is an opportunity that doesn’t come around often, a Bay Area GIB. Don’t miss out!

REGISTERING: Mission Peak Cohousing is welcoming anyone to register for the Workshop. Secure your spot – the early-bird discount is fast approaching!

Send your $350, postmarked by March 22, 2016 to receive the discount.

March 22-31: $400 for the two-day workshop.

Make check payable to Mission Peak Cohousing.

Mail with your contact information to:
Doug Ford
35366 Ronda Ct.
Fremont, CA 94536

BONUS: Attend a Friday Cohousing Presentation as a Workshop kick-off: VIEW FLYER.

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October 27, 2015

Rituals in Cohousing

Jenny Godwin Comments are off

Harvest Fest NC

Why I Love Cohousing — 10/24/15 Harvest Festival

One of the things I love about living in cohousing is how each community develops its own rituals and traditions. At Nevada City Cohousing, one of our traditions is our October Harvest Festival. We start with a workday in the morning, sprucing up the landscape and the common house (some deep cleaning). Then we take a siesta, followed by an afternoon of arts and crafts on the common house terrace. Over the years, I’ve become the specialist on grapevine wreath making, with wreaths made from the grapevine covering my front porch, decorated as you like with lavender, rosemary, seedpods and other plants from our landscape. Many people now bring last year’s wreath for a yearly update. Then we have a very competitive chili cook-off (vote for your favorite veggie chili, meat chili, cornbread and dessert). The day is topped off with square dancing in the common house and a fire pit on the patio. It’s a great multigenerational mix up with a little something for everyone. In recent years, the original organizers felt they were too busy to take it on, but the community rallied and new people showed up. After you’ve done something like this a few years, it really takes very little organizing if everyone pitches in on bits and pieces.  One of this year’s memorable moments was the trio of little girls delivering fresh baked cookies to the workers…who could resist them, or their cookies…

katie headshotKatie McCamant | Nevada City Cohousing resident
CoHousing Solutions President


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NB Coho LogoWhat’s new on the cohousing front in the North Bay area? Already home to FrogSong Cohousing, a thriving community over ten years in the making, a vision for a new network of cohousing projects has emerged. North Bay Cohousing at Cotati has a .85-acre site under contract on Cotati’s downtown edge, and will use this presentation to gauge project interest.

Those interested in learning more about North Bay Cohousing at Cotati’s vision and connecting with the founder, John Caye, are invited to attend an upcoming presentation

Bringing Cohousing to the North Bay

WHAT: Presentation on opportunities available to make new cohousing projects a reality in the North Bay (with Q&A to follow)
WHO: Sponsored by North Bay Cohousing, in collaboration with CoHousing Solutions
WHEN: Sunday, September 13th from 3-5pm
WHERE: Hamilton Community Center (503 B. South Palm Dr in Novato, CA)
RSVP: Please contact John Caye at or call 415-827-2073

View the presentation flyer here for additional info. Hope to see you there!

Want to learn more, but can’t make it to this presentation?
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09/13/2015 03:00 PM
09/13/2015 5:00 PM
Bringing Cohousing to the North Bay Presentation
Presentation on the opportunities available to make new cohousing projects a reality in the North Bay (with Q&A to follow)
Hamilton Community Center (503 B. South Palm Dr in Novato, CA)
John Caye

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