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1. RE: Meals and Dietary Preferences & Requirements (score: 155)
Author: Diane or Douglas <ddhleearthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 04:19:01 -0600 (MDT)
I sympathize with your situation. We too have multiple dietary requirements to deal with at each meal and we serve five meals per week. Its a complex problem and my only suggestion would be to do som...

2. Re: Meals (score: 120)
Author: Catya Belfer <catyapobox.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 07:31:00 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks Liz, I had a draft going but hadn't send it out. To add to Liz's description (I write from the cook's and assistant-to-awesome-scheduler point of view here): * Cooks eat free for the meal they...

3. Re: Help with Meals Problem (score: 116)
Author: Douglas G. Larson <ddhleearthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:29:08 -0700 (PDT)
have a policy expecting everyone to cook once per month, in groups of two or more, and we have done pretty well for many the number of people cooking, and currently we have very few meals. We have a...

4. Re: Meals (score: 109)
Author: Elizabeth Magill <pastorlizmgmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:17:11 -0700 (PDT)
Yes. At Mosaic Commons, in rural-ish Berlin, MA we have a system where, so far, you can do what you want to do. We have 34 households, oodles of renters, and I think that 3 households do no meals wor...

5. Re: Contribute to cooking common meals (score: 102)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 11:27:04 -0800 (PST)
If you have grass and it needs to be mown, you don't want everyone to participate in mowing the grass. Same for boiler maintenance, or gutter repair. Why should meals be any different? When I moved...

6. Re: Request for meals info offline (score: 102)
Author: Kay Argyle <kay.argyleutah.edu>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 16:14:33 -0700 (PDT)
Apologies - I've shortened this, but it's still too long. In the first years after move-in, we had two to three common meals a week. Each summer, meal participation dropped precipitously. One year it...

7. Subject: Common meals - mandatory participation? (score: 102)
Author: Susan Coberly <susandgeorgegmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 10:23:56 -0700 (PDT)
In response to Wolf Creek's post on Coho listserve re their consternation on finding people don't want to participate in common meals, We here at La Querencia/ aka Fresno Cohousing [beginning move in...

8. Re: Meals and Dietary Preferences & Requirements (score: 98)
Author: Elizabeth Stevenson <tamgoddesshome.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 08:50:03 -0600 (MDT)
The most important thing that our community does that makes the process easier is that we have semi-permanent cook teams. We only change partners every six months, and many teams choose to stay toget...

9. Re: Request for meals info offline (score: 98)
Author: Lindsay Morris <lindsayTSMworks.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 05:33:51 -0700 (PDT)
We have busy people here at Solterra too. We'd like to share meals, but it wasn't happening. So I started "Cantina Night": every Tuesday I take 2-3 hours, set up a taco bar, lasagna, or some easy-to-...

10. Re: Not eating common meals. yechh. (score: 91)
Author: porcupin <porcupinshocking.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 03:48:13 -0600
I think I have several complaints about our common meals here. One is that the food is generally too oily, bland, (Moosewood I think) frequently under or overcooked, and heavily focused on dessert. I...

11. Re: Meals (score: 87)
Author: Beverly Jones Redekop <beverly.jones.redekopgmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:10:30 -0700 (PDT)
I thought we were the only ones :-) " The head cook plans the menu, shops and pays for the food, and then eats free the rest of the cycle." Money-free community dinners work well for us too. On Sun,...

12. RE: Not eating common meals. yechh. (score: 87)
Author: Rob Sandelin <Floriferousclassic.msn.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 1998 14:38:02 -0600
Community meals, when you examine it, are quite miraculous. I know of no other neighborhood situation where people regularily cook food for each other , so this is something quite unusual and unique...

13. Question about common meals (score: 87)
Author: Chili Head <chiliheadramptonresearch.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 05:59:58 -0700 (PDT)
I am something of a list lurker -- trying to get the lay of the land, as we set out on something of a long-term goal to find our way to a cohousing community that might work for us. But I have a gene...

14. Re: Paying and Accounting for meals. (score: 84)
Author: Tom Smyth <tomtomsmyth.ca>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:35:05 -0800 (PST)
Hi folks! Gather's <http://info.gather.coop/> original purpose was as a meals planning system. It does everything for you but the cooking! It handles dividing up costs, keeping track of signups, remi...

15. Not eating common meals. yechh. (score: 84)
Author: Patty F Gourley <maranepjuno.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 22:59:40 -0600
I have learned a lot from John Poteet's comments on the list, especially about food, cooking, stoves etc, and I found his closing comment to be surprising: Can you go into some detail about why you d...

16. Re: Request for meals info offline (score: 84)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 06:31:19 -0700 (PDT)
I think Jennifer's list is a very good summary of meal problems. I rarely attend common meals so I'll add my reasons to hers: 5. Noise, noise, noise. I don't understand why kids are allowed to run an...

17. Re: Paying and Accounting for meals. (score: 80)
Author: Richard L Kohlhaas <rlkohlearthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:12:59 -0800 (PST)
Community Meals at Casa Verde Commons Since we moved in (2003), we have had community meals twice a week (Sundays, and alternating Tues, Weds and Thurs evenings). The Sunday meals alternate between b...

18. Re: Meals (score: 80)
Author: Richard L Kohlhaas <rlkohlearthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:24:32 -0700 (PDT)
Community Meals at Casa Verde Commons, Colorado Springs, CO Since we moved in (2003), we have had community meals twice a week (Sundays, and alternating Tues, Weds and Thurs evenings). The Sunday mea...

19. Re: meals (score: 80)
Author: Richard L Kohlhaas <rlkohlearthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:57:29 -0700 (PDT)
Community Meals at Casa Verde Commons Since we moved in (2003), we have had community meals twice a week (Sundays, and alternating Tues, Weds and Thurs evenings). The Sunday meals alternate between b...

20. Re: Common meals (score: 80)
Author: Lynn Nadeau <welcomeolympus.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 12:51:01 -0700 (MST)
How many of us would PAY for that compilation? We sure would! We're working our way through Moosewood Cooks for a Crowd, but after about 4 months of Monday team-cooked meals we would really see the v...

21. Re: Keeping Track of Common Meals (score: 80)
Author: Jean V Reese <jeanreesejuno.com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 14:37:46 -0600 (MDT)
We at Westwood Cohousing in Asheville, NC have had common meals work a couple of different ways, but the way that works best for us is to have teams of three (used to be teams of six, but we're bette...

22. Re: Cooking as a social ingredient (score: 80)
Author: pattymara <pattymarajuno.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 09:20:02 -0700 (MST)
At Tierra Nueva, Central CA coast, we are in our fifth year of living together. Common meals have been offered on an average of 2 or 3 meals per week. The only constant we can count on is that everyt...

23. Re: Meals and Dietary Preferences & Requirements (score: 76)
Author: Mabel Liang <mabeltwomeeps.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2001 11:46:02 -0600 (MDT)
Sharon, It occurs to me that perhaps some more education is needed for your cooks. I, for one, didn't know that starch is a problem for diabetics. I'm familiar with the cliche that sugar is a problem...

24. Re: Request for meals info offline (score: 76)
Author: Richard L Kohlhaas <rlkohlearthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 22:07:28 -0700 (PDT)
Community Meals at Casa Verde Since we moved in (5.5 years ago), we have had community meals twice a week (Sundays, and alternating Tues, Weds and Thurs evenings). The Sunday meal is in the evening e...

25. Meals and Dietary Preferences & Requirements (score: 73)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonvillinesprodigy.net>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 07:17:02 -0600 (MDT)
We are just getting our meal program going and I have some questions about how you handle all the diet stuff. I have diabetes that is diet controlled except when I eat commonhouse meals. Then I go ov...

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