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We have had dozens of volunteers from the CFB Greenwood and the community this weekend to help make the new dining hall project possible. They are working with us to build the accommodations needed for the partners to come and build our new year-round dining hall! We are so grateful to the Men and Women of the Canadian Armed Forces for their support and the community spirit. We are proud to count CFB Greenwood as a vital part of our community and look forward to more great projects together. See below for a slide show of our weekend together.
We have other volunteer and professional opportunities for connection with the Dining Hall Project, both in advance and during the summer and fall. Contact us to find out more about this extraordinary project and how you can become involved.
UPCOMING DATES and PROJECTS (we’ll keep posting details here and on our Facebook group):
May 25 – Spring celebration – thanks to the volunteers so far, plus a community potluck supper (no peanuts please and bring an ingredients list for your food) and Ceilidh (Barn dance). Click here for more
July 1 – Canada Day Celebration at Ross Creek – family celebration and tours of project
Summer 2014 – co-ordination of all partners and faculties
Fall 2014 – Design charette in an integrated design process – bringing together architects, students, engineers and artists in a collaborative approach to design.
January 2015 – finalized designs
Spring 2015 – Breaking ground and building!
October 2015- we’ll be holding a 10 day workshop to build a Kachelofen (masonry stove) and a wood fired pizza oven – these incredible and ancient technologies are what will help us have an indoor campfire in the winter and where we’ll bake our bread! More on that to come!
Here’s a little sample of what we’ve been up to on our first building day
(if you don’t have flash, you can see the pictures here.