Mid-Coast Currents 3/18/11

Producer/Host: John Zavodny, Unity College
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Topic: BELFAST COHOUSING AND ECOVILLAGE

How is cohousing different from communal living? How did the Belfast project get started? In what ways will the project address sustainability issues?

GUESTS
Sanna McKim, Project Manager, BC&E. Born in Boston of Danish heritage where the cohousing movement got its start; M.S. from Audobon Expeditions Institute; former Executive Director of Maine Business for Social Responsibility; a sometime shepherd; Equity Member in BC&E.
Alan Gibson, partner G O Logic; carpenter, building designer, building energy analyst, and general contractor specializing in custom, energy efficient home construction. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University where he studied environmental science and history. He’s studied building science on his own for over 20 years and has been a business owner since 1992. Equity Member in BC&E.
Coleen O’Connell, Process Committee Chair BCE. Faculty member, Leslie University Director of the “Ecological Teaching and Learning” MS program; founding member of the Ravenwood Collective (N. Searsmont); equity Member in BCE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
BELFAST COHOUSING AND ECOVILLAGE
mainecohousing.org/index.html
PO Box 100, Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 338-9200
info@mainecohousing.org

INFORMATION ABOUT COHOUSING AND ECOVILLAGES:
Cohousing Association: www.cohousing.org
Fellowship for Intentional Community: www.ic.org/
Ecovillage Network of the Americas: ena.ecovillage.org/eng/

OTHER COHOUSING PROJECTS IN MAINE:
Two Echo in Brunswick: www.two-echo.org/
Greensward Hamlet in Buxton: www.greenswardhamlet.com/