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Conversation Café on housing

An eager crowd of over 100 turned out to talk about sustainable and affordable housing at Oso Negro Coffee House in Nelson on Nov 22.  “There’s a real passion to create housing solutions,” said John Alton, who organized this first in a series of West Kootenay EcoSociety Conversation Cafes. Upcoming Café events will cover forestry, energy, food systems and other topics.  “It was great to…

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Cohousing comes to the Kootenays

Public Presentation: FRI, OCT 28, 7PM, SelfDesign High (2nd floor Nelson Legion), $10 'GETTING IT BUILT' Workshop: Sat-Sun, OCT 29-30, 9am-5pm, Chamber of Commerce, $350 ($450/couple) Renowned cohousing architects/authors Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant are coming to Nelson for two events aimed at educating the community about cohousing and building momentum for a rural Nelson area project.…

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