Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Viking adventurer

Carol’s Norwegian roots are obvious in her fair complexion and height, but the wandering spirit of her Scandanavian ancestors wasn’t apparent in the first years of her life. “We lived on a farm in Saskatchewan and regularly saw our extended family. Chickens, farm animals, open space — it was a wonderful childhood,” she says. When …

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October Potluck

Oct 1, 2021

If you haven’t been able to meet us at one of our past events, or perhaps you did but want to know more, please join us at our October 1 social. We will be sharing a meal, potluck style, from 5:30 – 7:00pm at 1068 West Broadway. Kindly bring anything you want to drink and …

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Excavation underway

In the past few weeks our project has gone from the removal of the single family home on the site to a giant hole in the ground. It’s been astonishing to see how quickly progress has been made. First a digger appeared on site and next thing you know, there’s a hole in the ground. …

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OUV Meet and greet

August 20, 2021

We’re growing into a tight-knit community, and we’d like to bring our next four households into the fray as soon as we can! If you’ve toyed with the idea of engaging: get to know us at a social event, a low-key way to see if the community might appeal to you. When: August 20, 2021 …

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Meet and greet at Quilchena Park

August 6, 2021

This month we’re taking advantage of the nicer weather in Vancouver and meeting at Quilchena Park. We’re growing into a tight-knit community, and we’d like to bring our next four households into the fray as soon as we can! If you’ve toyed with the idea of engaging: get to know us at a social event, …

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Urban vs rural

My friend Cathy and I ride our bikes along the streets of Vancouver often and find ourselves admiring various houses and have concluded that we suffer from “lot” envy. It’s disheartening to see huge lots with a single family home. We’re constantly comparing those lot sizes to our future development. On Instagram and Facebook, I’ve …

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