Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Benefit celebrates the end of 2013 CSA season

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End of 2013 Season Celebration and Benefit

GEDSC DIGITAL CAMERAHeld for the Enright CSA at the Paradise Lounge, just four doors down from the greenhouse. The new management welcomed us, the weather was perfect, the music just right, the food excellent and a good time was had by all who attended.

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Announcing the new Ecovilllage officers for 2014!

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Dennis Coskie will be the President,
Chris Smyth Vice President,
Mark Carper Secretary,
MerryBeth McKee continues as Treasurer,

This would be a great time to get involved with one of the committees:
Farm Project,
EGG (Enright Greening Group),
Housing,
Finance,
Communications

You can learn more about these committees on the website  enrightecovillage.org


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Upcoming ERUEV Executive Board Elections

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Sunday, November 24th from 4pm-6pm at Imago

Another year is ending and a new one beginning. It’s that time again, to choose the next leadership of the Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village. As official members of the eco-village, this email is coming to you to notify you that this is happening and to encourage you to participate if you are interested in taking on a larger role in the organization. 

 For those of you not familiar with this process, we will host a potluck meeting this Sunday, November 24th from 4pm-6pm at Imago to choose our next executive committee of the board of directors. These roles include: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer (the document attached explains general expectations of each of these roles). A flyer will be sent around to all of the homes on Enright, Terry and McPherson notifying everyone of this meeting at the end of this week. If you are interested in becoming involved in the eco-village executive board, please let me know by email by the end of the day, Thursday, November 21st. If you’d like to learn more about the committees described in the attachment, join us for the meeting on Sunday.

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JOB OPENING: CSA Manager

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Enright Ridge Urban Eco Village CSA in the East Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio is accepting letters of interest for the Farm Manager Position for the 2014 growing season.   All vegetable production is done in accordance with organic practices.  We have a greenhouse, walk-behind tractor, walk-in cooler and other equipment.

2013 marked the fifth year of this urban CSA and we used between ¼ and ½ acres for a 75-share CSA distributing from mid-May through the first week of November. We also have access to up to 3 acres nearby which are calling for your attention to soil improvement and building!  Free housing in the Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage is a potential additional benefit, (walk or bike to work)!

This position is an opportunity to participate in the growth of urban agriculture in Cincinnati, while facing the unique challenges and enjoying the benefits that accompany this model. We are seeking someone who can innovate and who has strong leadership capabilities, and experience managing others as well as production experience.

If you are interested, please submit a letter briefly stating your experience, why this position would be a good fit for you, and why you think you would be successful. Submission can be sent to the following email address: suellyn7@yahoo.com