Ravens' Roost Cohousing: Need Help Salvaging Native Plants
Help Salvage Native Plants
To be used in future landscaping of Ravens' RoostSaturday, Aug. 30 & Saturday, Sept. 6, 9:00-2:00
The forest clearing has begun. We would very much appreciate your help with digging up native plants and re-planting them in a designated place on our land. Please join us on Saturdays Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 from 9:00 - 2:00 to save some lovely plants. Bring gloves, shovels, and wheelbarrows. Refreshments provided. Click here for map and directions. Park on the wooded side of Mountain Brook Court. Thank you!
Members and guests gather for our Dedication of Forest Conservation Area & Acknowledgment of Forest Clearing on July 30. Member Tony led the events.
Walk on the Land & Gather at Architect's House
Thursday, August 28, 6:30-8:30 pm
Park on wooded side of Mountain Brook CourtCome see our 6+ acres of open, sunny areas and birch / spruce forest off Abbott Road. The land tour will start at 6:40, although late-comers may request a later tour. We'll show you where the buildings will be located (some of this area is now being cleared). Afterward, we'll stroll about a block to our architect's house, which he designed. Meet our members and enjoy delicious food and conversation. Check out our displays, including a wood model of our site, updated renderings, photos from other cohousing neighborhoods across the country, and floor plans for 35 homes and our common house. Our site plan maximizes southern exposure. Kids warmly welcome. Click here for map / directions.
Members and guests gather in front of our sign during a Walk on the Land on July 15.
Landscape Programming Workshop Sept. 7
Members will decide on outdoor elementsWhere will the kids' outdoor play areas be? Will we have an open field for ball sports or not, and if so, where? Where will the more peaceful outdoor gathering areas be? Which areas will have more or less dense vegetation? These are the kinds of decisions that members will make at our landscape programming workshop. Project Manager Katie McCamant of Cohousing Partners will lead our 17 member households through the consensus decision-making process. Later, we'll decide on specific plants, trees, playground equipment, benches, etc. If you join Ravens' Roost before Sept. 7, you can be part of this fun workshop!
Benefits to Joining before August 31
1) Discount off price of home: 15% of amount invested up to $20,000 (max of $3000 off home at time of closing)
2) $4000 of free upgrades to your new home
3) The sooner you join, the better the selection of remaining homes (half are gone!)
4) Participate in Landscape Planning on September 7
For much more information on Ravens' Roost Cohousing, visit our web site: www.ravensroostcoho.org
Posted: August 21, 2014
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