Re: Meal Cleaners?any good solutions for getting 'em?
From: Elizabeth Magill (
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:51:22 -0700 (PDT)
This reminds me that we ALSO have "uncommon lunches" on tuesdays and thursdays. 
Bring your own food, and dishes, and then bring it all home to wash.

Very simple, reaches 0-8 folk, and is often 3 or 4 of us.

Also occasional "bring your own" meals.

Elizabeth Magill

On Jun 27, 2012, at 2:34 PM, R.N. Johnson wrote:

> We have a super simple system. We eat together twice a week. All residents 
> are required to cook for one meal a rotation (about once a month). We all do 
> our own dinner dishes. Cooks are in charge of clean up of pots and pans, 
> serving dishes and any stray dishes for the meal they cook.  We do not  
> exchange any money: cooks control the cost of the meal by controlling the 
> menu.  People recovering from an injury or major illness, parents with new 
> babies, etc get a free pass to eat and not cook for a designated amount of 
> time.  The meal scheduler posts a calendar, and people sign up.  People who 
> forget to sign up are assigned the remaining spots, and may trade with others 
> if they can't do the slot they are assigned.  I would love it if we had a 
> separate cleaning team after each meal, but am in the minority in that 
> opinion.  This has worked well for our small community ( 12 households), but 
> probably wouldn't work as well in a large community. 
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