House Meeting Notes 09/12
(everyone here but Xilo and Nellen)
House Mission Statement:
-change, better itself
-spread message of living sustainably to rest of campus
-community, spread the word! cooperative living
-start a revolution of entire sustainable, corporation-free campus
-common thread of thought, so bring that thought to rest of campus from ground up, getting people to understand
-sharing + hospitality (allowing greater community to enjoy our community)
-good routine of sustainability, but need to be innovative
-music in the house, respect for one another
-harvest party (outreach), house band as entertainment---date to be set before Study Days?
Brainstorm: funding for farmer’s market veggies, promote Stonebarn’s produce- get free stuff for helping them--- Potentially some day in early October; Jam session! make flyers etc. to invite other people to play, acoustic only
Air Conditioning: NO NEED
Attendance at Sustainability Mtgs.:
representative from house, time TBD 2x a month
Go Jeamme and Anya!
House Cookbook/ Blog:
Elizabeth set up blog, emails to post recipes, add notes etc.
House Goods/ Wish List:
toaster oven (Berkeley- E-bay?)
dish rack w/ water catch tray
mortar + pestle (?)
(Fund to cover these items- donations + extra funds from previous week)
Shannon got one, woot!
Community partnerships to see about getting cars, maybe apply for ZipCar?
need car on Mondays for CSA and shopping
can drivers’ licenses for those who can drive
bulk shampoo, dish soap in dishwasher (still broken)
canisters for bulk things, try to get funding from Senate or buy it ourselves
($100 for canisters, possibly be reimbursed)
bulk hand soap for everybody, bulk tea and flour
$20 each this week by tonight or noon tomorrow
coffee share, Xilo’s grandma
10 loaves in one day, freezing some
bulk whole-wheat flour
no more freezing bread? (experiment)
New Chore System:
all chores on new list
Farmer’s Market maybe not necessary because of CSA
dish explosion- BAD!!!
find replacement for your job, text whole house to ask for help
Mondays in-garden, Liam buying supplies tomorrow
seeds, seed trays for germinating inside, prices on greenhouse plastic for cold frames (Ebay) Senate funding but we need stuff right away
New meeting leader:
Notes taken by Beryl