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September 2020

Join us for a virtual Cohousing Presentation and introduction to Rocky Corner!

September 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
secure Zoom platform, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Come to an online info session of Rocky Corner Cohousing, a neighborhood with an organic farm, being built now in Bethany CT, just 5 miles north of New Haven.  We are Connecticut’s first (and, so far, only) cohousing  community. At this event, future residents of Rocky Corner will explain the concept of cohousing and the vision for Rocky Corner,  our energy efficient homes, the shared common house and land. We value conservation and community.  Last homes for sale now. RSVP: …

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Gather & Create Nature Art

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Andy Goldsworthy is a British artist world-renowned for his ethereal art created outdoors with found natural materials. Working daily allows him to connect deeply with his environment in Scotland. Time and change are central to his artwork. Working alone or in groups (your preference), we will find and use natural materials at Rocky Corner to create our own temporary artwork. Leaves, stems, rocks, dirt, water. Be prepared to get your hands dirty! And expect to have your spirits lifted as…

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Open House at Rocky Corner Cohousing – Saturday 1-3pm

September 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, 06524 United States
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Come learn about cohousing and how we're doing it in Connecticut

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Gather & Yoga in the Field

September 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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With RYT 200 yoga instructor and future Rocky Corner resident, Anastasia Pryanikova. ********************************************************************************************************* Enjoy gentle yoga flow outdoors in a supportive community as you relax your body and mind, strengthen muscles and joints and increase vitality! All levels and abilities welcome! Social distancing in place. Bring your own yoga mat or chair and a water bottle. Weather permitting. For registration and inquiries: event@rockycorner.org Hiking from Rocky Corner to Lake Chamberlain afterwards.

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October 2020

Gather & Learn about Soil Health

October 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Kyle Holton will lead a walk and talk on soil health and soil biology. Learn about soil testing, compost tea and Kyle's plan for soil biology trials at the Rocky Corner community garden area. Kyle is presently studying with Elaine Ingham of Soil Foodweb Inc. and works for Peels and Wheels Composting in New Haven. Meet at 10 am sharp at the common house. We'll be walking on uneven ground and through a grassy field. Wear sturdy closed shoes please.…

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Open House – Rocky Corner Cohousing

October 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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We are Connecticut’s first cohousing community - come see what we're up to!

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Gather & Make Natural Cordage POSTPONED!!

October 10, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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This event is being postponed due to a lack of ready materials for cordage. This will be rescheduled in a few months. See new event for same date below. Led by weaver and future Rocky Corner resident, Marie Pulito. ****************************************************************************************** Natural cordage is string or rope that can be made from plant materials. There are various native plants at Rocky Corner that can be used for cordage: milkweed, dogbane, cattails. We may also experiment with some invasives: bittersweet, mugwort. We…

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Gather & Dye with Goldenrod

October 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Led by weaver and future Rocky Corner resident, Marie Pulito. *************************************************************************************** Goldenrod is blooming everywhere at Rocky Corner, in the meadows and the ditches along the roads. Did you know that there are many varieties? Did you know that it doesn't cause allergies? Goldenrod is one of the last flowers to appear in fall and the pollinators are all over it. Flowers that produce pollen that depend on wind, rather than pollinators, cause many of our seasonal allergies Goldenrod flowers…

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Hiking at Rocky Corner

October 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Rocky Corner has provided an easement to the Bethany Land Trust. Join us for a walk on our new trail easement which connects with the Spykman Preserve and down to beautiful Lake Chamberlain. Medium difficulty at first and then easy wide open flat trails around lake. Wear sturdy shoes and a mask. PLEASE RSVP to event@rockycorner.org

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Gather & Learn about Permaculture

October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA "Good design depends on a free and harmonious relationship between nature and people, in which careful observation and thoughtful interaction provide the design inspiration." Daved Holmgren Permaculture is ecological design that benefits the planet and society. With recognition of collapsing socio-ecological systems,  we need an ethical and ecological mind/skill-set to create positive change. In this class Rich Wilber will teach us about the first principle of permaculture: Observe and interact. Developing good observation skills is essential if…

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Gather & Learn Archery

October 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Archery for beginners. Learn from expert Bobcat Carruthers, a natural born teacher and woodsman. Come ready to test your strength and your aim. This free class will focus on archery as a meditative, relaxing sport not for hunting. Bows, arrows and target provided. Wear a mask. We will, too. Meet outside the red common house. Park there. Class size is limited to 6 participants. So RSVP now!! PLEASE RSVP to event@rockycorner.org

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Open House – Rocky Corner Cohousing

October 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Come for a tour of Rocky Corner this weekend! We are on an organic farm of energy efficient homes, just 15 minutes from New Haven. You will have the opportunity to walk the 33 acre Rocky Corner property, see new homes of all sizes and meet future residents and get your questions about cohousing answered. We will provide safe tours – all of us will wear masks and maintain 6+ feet of distance. We ask that you stay safe by…

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Remote Info Session via secure Zoom link

October 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
secure Zoom platform, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Join us for a virtual Cohousing Presentation and introduction to Rocky Corner! Come to an online info session of Rocky Corner Cohousing, a neighborhood with an organic farm, being built now in Bethany CT, just 5 miles north of New Haven.  We are Connecticut’s first cohousing community. At this event, future residents of Rocky Corner will explain the concept of cohousing and the vision for Rocky Corner,  our energy efficient homes, the shared common house and land. We value conservation…

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Gather & Explore the Old Burial Ground

October 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

One quarter mile from Rocky Corner lies the Old Burial Ground  A ghostly tour of the Old Burying Ground on Meyers Road in Bethany will be held on Halloween Day, October 31, between 2-4 p.m. Tours will be led by members of the Bethany Historical Society. They will talk about the early history of the area and tell stories of some of the deceased buried there. The Old Burial Ground is the oldest cemetery in town, dating back to 1755,…

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Gather & View the Moon and Mars

October 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Halloween is very special this year. For the first time in 20 years a full moon falls on Halloween. And it is a blue moon, too. Mars is close to the Earth now so it appears large in our eastern night sky. Join us for telescope viewing of both of these wondrous spheres and more. Bobcat Carruthers, astronomer and telescope maker, will teach us about the night sky. Bring food and drink for yourselves. Wear warm clothes and bring a flashlight. Halloween…

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November 2020

Gather & Plant Garlic

November 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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With organic farmer and future Rocky Corner resident, Brenda Caldwell. ******************************************************************* It's garlic planting time! Garlic is one of the few vegetables that can be planted in our region in the fall for harvest next year. Farmer Brenda will educate us about garlic; types of garlic, organic practices, soil prep, clove separation and planting. Participants will help "pop" the cloves and plant a bed that has already been prepped. Use what you learn to plant your own beds this fall.…

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Gather & Hike =>> POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER – Check back soon

November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Rocky Corner has donated a trail easement to the Bethany Land Trust. Our trail connects to the Spykman Preserve and then to Old Mill Road and Lake Chamberlain. Miles of trails and hours of hiking are just down the wooded hill. The beginning of the hike is takes moderate ability but then the trail becomes wide, flat and fairly level. Meet outside the red, common house building. Hike starts sharply at 10 am. Wear appropriate shoes. Bring water. Wear masks.…

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Open House – Rocky Corner Cohousing

November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., Bethany, CT, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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Come for a tour of Rocky Corner this weekend!    POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER - Check back soon We are on an organic farm of energy efficient homes, just 15 minutes from New Haven. You will have the opportunity to walk the 33 acre Rocky Corner property, see new homes of all sizes and meet future residents and get your questions about cohousing answered. We will provide safe tours – all of us will wear masks and maintain 6+ feet of distance.…

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Online Presentation of Rocky Corner Cohousing

November 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
secure Zoom platform, 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, CT 06524 United States
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We are Connecticut’s first cohousing community & we value community, conservation & sustainability - please join us!

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Open House – Rocky Corner Cohousing

November 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rocky Corner 58 Old Amity Rd., 58 Old Amity Rd.
Bethany, 06524 United States
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Connecticut’s first cohousing community - conservation, sustainability, caring & sharing - a neighborhood with a farm

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CONTACT US , Green Haven, Inc., P.O. Box 3172, New Haven CT 06515, 203-903-COHO (2646)

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