This summer we started developing a multi-year land management plan for our solar field on the North side of Adamsville Rd. The plan is inspired in part by: recommendations in Mass Audubon Society’s Best Management Practices for Nesting Grassland Birds; by the ecological vision and theory for temperate climate permaculture set out by Jacke and… [Read More]
Quick intro/refresher about how to operate our walk-behind BCS tractor, a powerful machine that can operate many different attachments. Filling our BCS flail brush mower with gas ready for mowing pathways in one of our fields
Community members recently got together to add automatic ventilation to our “Mark Ward” recycled glass greenhouse. Peter installed a louver on the west side, and Lynn and TJ installed a fan on the east side. The fan operates off a thermostat and will automatically come on when the greenhouse gets too hot. This will… [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]
Ben Brock Johnson’s NPR article about cohousing
This was first published in January 2013. We’ve doubled in size since our first master plan charrette, now it’s time to revisit again in 2016. Andrew Rebelo (far left) led the continued discussion. Renewing the Vision
Liam will be back on May 4 to continue our conversation about community spaces, focusing on ideas for our Common House. If you are considering living at Katywil, and want to be part of this process, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Saturday NE Cohousing Summit is full, but take the tour of cohousing communities in the region on Sunday, September 29
Greenhouse has a roof and we’re starting the process of pulling out nails, scraping and painting the 1928 glazing bars.
Everybody helped in the garden with plenty of play time (well Baby Lucy didn’t really work but her presence eggs us on by reminding us why we want a better future).