BELFAST â€”Do you enjoy homemade ice cream and live music? Are you curious about cohousing? Join Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage members in the making (and eating!) of fabulous flavors of Ice Cream with fresh fruit or chocolate swirls. Bring your instruments to join in the music-making fun. Kids, bring your sweet tooth and your tambourines! This event will take place from 2-4pm on Sunday, August 8th at the site of Belfast Cohousing future neighborhood, 45 Edgecomb Road in Belfast, and is free and open to children and adults of all ages.
Also at this gathering, Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage welcomes ice cream connoisseurs and music makers wanting to learn more about their multi-generational Cohousing community: tour the Ecovillage site, meet kids and adults from the community and visit the energy-efficient prototype house. Members of the community will be available to share their experience of developing this community and share their views on the many bonuses of living in a supportive, family-centered neighborhood. This relaxing afternoon is ideal for the family looking for a lifestyle that offers deeper connection to an intergenerational, supportive community along with an opportunity to live close to the land.
Located in Midcoast Maine, Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage has room for a few more families. This community of 36 households expects to break ground by spring 2011 to build an old-fashioned neighborhood of tightly clustered houses on five of their 30 acres surrounded by rolling farmland two miles from downtown Belfast. Residents will own their own homes and share with their neighbors a barn, wood shop, and large common house. The common house accommodates overnight guests, childrenâ€™s play space, community meals (optional), celebrations and organically-grown provisions. The communityâ€™s mission is to be an environmentally sustainable, affordable, multi-generational cohousing community that includes land reserved for agricultural use and open space and is an innovative housing model for rural Maine. On the 2nd Sunday of every month (2-4 p.m.), the community holds free family-friendly events open to the public at their temporary common houseâ€”a farmhouse on neighboring land. For more information call 207-338-9200 or visit www.mainecohousing.
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Telephone Number: (207)338-9200