Harley dug up a nice load of flowers for her butterfly garden. These came from Charles’ beautiful flower garden.
Not sure who put it here, but this game was appreciated on a gloomy day, on a road which is very empty these days. I was feeling Meh until I moved to the Cha-cha box and danced among the bees! Thank you, chalk-fairy, whoever you are!
It’s really happening! The communication hut, which will house the major electronics for Colrain’s new FIBER BROADBAND NETWORK! They have been installing all of the new poles too. We’re getting there! Thank you to the Broadband Advisory Committee, for all of your efforts and long hours to bring Colrain into the 21st century!
Now is the perfect opportunity to support our local economy. We are fortunate to have so many awesome farmers and skilled crafts people in and around Colrain. Not only are you supporting them and our local economy, but the freshness, quality, flavors, and nutritional values are miles above factory farms. You’ll never go back. Here… [Read More]
*from “The Amish use tech differently than you think. We should emulate them.” by By Jeff Smith, The Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2020 It can often feel as if modern life does little to encourage healthy connections between people. The logistics of making a living and meeting core family needs combined with dispersion of extended families… [Read More]
We humans bring our backgrounds and baggage to whatever communities we find ourselves in – whether that’s a workplace, spiritual or activist, or even a book group. This is especially true in co-housing, as our very intention is to build community by interacting more closely with our neighbors than in a traditional neighborhood. We join… [Read More]
A short description of cohousing: People living together in neighborhoods designed for community interaction and personal privacy. Now with social distancing, we need to be more creative, but are finding ways to stay connected. A few quotes from folks living in cohousing: “…both momentous and ordinary.” “…fun, cooperative, friendly, challenging, supportive, thrifty, sometimes annoying, but… [Read More]
Emma and Lucy are checking out the tree house construction and making sure water can be pulled up. It has since been built by Peter and Ed for the community and well used as many adventures have taken place there. The next of many Stowe Farm projects will be to put the rails on the… [Read More]