Re: Meal Software
From: Beverly Jones Redekop (
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:00:22 -0700 (PDT)
Our meals are money-free,  so we just need scheduling and RSVPs.

Cooks pay for and/or grow their own ingredients;  the number of people in
the round sets the number of meals. (2 people cook for 40 people and get 20
meals in return or cook for 10 people and get 5).

Charging for ingredients doesn't acknowledge the time and effort of the

Beverly Jones Redekop
(604) 823-7337

Sent from my phone. Please excuse typos and terseness (I aim for succinct
but occasionally go too far).

On Sep 23, 2014 5:06 AM, "Tom Smyth" <tom [at]> wrote:

> Hi everyone.
> Here at Touchstone (along with Great Oak and Sunward), we are needing to
> move to a new meals software system. Our current system was built by a
> Great Oak resident. It works great but for various reasons we need to move
> away from it.
> I'm curious what the state of meals software is in cohousing these days.
> How many communities actually have special software for the purpose? Are
> there any popular systems or are people all rolling their own?
> Thanks for any info!
> Tom @ Touchstone
> --
> Tom Smyth
> Worker-Owner, Sassafras Tech Collective
> Specializing in innovative, usable tech for social change
> *·* @sassafrastech
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