An eager crowd of over 100 turned out to talk about sustainable and affordable housing at Oso Negro Coffee House in Nelson on Nov 22. “There’s a real passion to create housing solutions,” said John Alton, who organized this first in a series of West Kootenay EcoSociety Conversation Cafes. Upcoming Café events will cover forestry, energy, food systems and other topics.“It was great to have a mix of presenters,” one participant commented. The Café had speakers from the Nelson Housing Society, Nelson City Council and planning as well as a tiny house builder, a “PassiveHouse” designer and a backyard house builder. Continue reading…
It felt great to be part of the discussion and we’re looking forward to what comes next in this series.