|Re: Common House Meal Management||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: S. Hamer (shamer_excite.com)|
|Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 06:31:19 -0600|
> 1. Do you do anything special to make meals kid-friendly? > I believe they are completely kid friendly. Some kids eat everything, and some are fussy (just like home!!) Most of the kids under 8 eat in 3 minutes and then run to the kids room (OK, they walk) > 2. How do you schedule the cooks? Do people just sign up for days they can > cook, or do you have a strict rotation? We are just getting this process under way because we just got a stove in our common kitchen. We have 8 meal team leaders and @5 people must sign up with each team. I can't remember if everyone has to sign up. > > 3. Does every household contribute to the cooking/cleaning? Everyone who participates in a meal must either cook or clean (even if it's one meal). But I can't remember if everyone must participate. If you can't or hate cooking, you can shop or clean. Many of us order the groceries from on online supermarket and the groceries are delivered the day before or the day of the meal. > > 4. To what level do you cater to special dietary needs of various families? > Do you have a vegetarian option at every meal, or is it just up to whatever We have had a vegetarian option at every meal so far. If someone has a dietary restriction, people have tried to respect it, but sometimes a meal requires tomatoes, peppers, etc. so the person with the dietary restriction must respect the others and perhaps not eat that meal. Sharon Hamer JCambridge cohousing _______________________________________________________ Get your free, private email at http://mail.excite.com/
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