Re: Common house meal prices
From: Muriel Kranowski (murielkvt.edu)
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 08:53:59 -0700 (PDT)
That sounds right to me. The all-vegetarian meals I've cooked have always
come in under budget, unlike the ones with fish or chicken (with a veg
option) that usually go right up to or a little over budget.

On Monday, July 2, 2018, Catya Belfer <catya [at] pobox.com> wrote:

> We didn't do any broad research, just talked it through with our cooks.  We
> found that it was occasionally the case that the veg meal had the expensive
> ingredients, but it was much more often that the meat was the expensive
> option / addition.
>
>      - cat
>
> Catya Belfer
> My sites:   www.catya.org & CuriosityktCat.etsy.com
> Cohousing:  www.cohousing.org & www.mosaic-commons.org
>
> On Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 10:53 AM, KAREN A CARLSON via Cohousing-L <
> cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote:
>
> > I’m interested in Catya’s report that veg eaters pay less. It’s my
> > impression that protein selections that are non meat are as expensive or
> > more, e.g., locally made walnut burgers.   (I realize that we aren’t
> > exploiting the protein in some grains, etc). Any research you can point
> to?
> >
> > Karen Carlson
> > Arboretum Cohousing
> > Madison Wi
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > On Jul 2, 2018, at 9:35 AM, Catya Belfer <catya [at] pobox.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > We just bumped from $4 for dinners to $4/veg, $5/meat.  We'll see if
> that
> > > turns out as well as we hope!
> > >
> > >     - cat
> > >
> > > Catya Belfer
> > > My sites:   www.catya.org & CuriosityktCat.etsy.com
> > > Cohousing:  www.cohousing.org & www.mosaic-commons.org
> > >
> > > On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 11:46 AM, Sheila Hoffman <
> > sheila [at] hoffmangraphics.com
> > >> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Grace mentioned our unique meal program. If you're interested in a
> more
> > >> detailed account, I wrote a blog post about it sometime back. Here's a
> > >> link:
> > >> http://cohousing.org/node/5397  Let me know if you have questions.
> For
> > you
> > >> in a forming group the key is to decide how important having a vibrant
> > meal
> > >> program is in your group's values. We feel it's critical and therefore
> > set
> > >> an expectation that everyone would participate (we're also very small
> > with
> > >> only 9 households). Since we believe meals are the glue we started
> with
> > 3
> > >> meals a week. It's much easier to decide to drop a meal than to ever
> add
> > >> one
> > >> later.
> > >>
> > >> Sheila
> > >> https://www.capitolhillurbancohousing.org
> > >> http://cohousing.org/2019
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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