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Living Our Values in Community


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About Us

Our loving and vibrant community has been living together since 2010. We share meals, conversations, helping hands, babysitting, song circles and the joy of connection. We are tucked into the edge of a ravine, within walking distance of downtown Olympia, but in a lovely older neighborhood.  We value intergenerational connections, and the 50 members include toddlers, octogenarians, and all ages in between.  There are 18 units, and house sharing and rentals are available periodically.

Our site is on Olympia’s West Side, just 1.6 miles from downtown, and 6 blocks from the beloved Westside Olympia Food Coop. Part of our land is a green belt provided by a deep ravine sculpted by a year-round stream that enters Puget Sound several blocks away. We have a large vegetable garden and play areas for the kids. All of our homes surround a center Green where we gather to talk, walk our dogs, ride bikes and scooters, and enjoy the sunshine.

We are legally structured as a condominium with a Steering Board made up of  members from each of the working committees – Maintenance, Outdoor,  Administration, and Community Life.

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