Re: Meal Software
From: Jerry McIntire (jerry.mcintiregmail.com)
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:36:47 -0700 (PDT)
Beverly, that is so true. I like your system!

Do you track the number of people and number of meals for the cooks on
paper or online or ...?

Jerry

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Jerry McIntire
Stone's Throw Ecovillage, in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless
region
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On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Beverly Jones Redekop <
beverly.jones.redekop [at] gmail.com> wrote:

>
> 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
> cooks.
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 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] sassafras.coop> 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
> >
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> > Worker-Owner, Sassafras Tech Collective
> > Specializing in innovative, usable tech for social change
> > sassafras.coop *·* @sassafrastech
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