Branching Out ~ Treehouse Village News
Treehouse Village Ecohousing is excited to spread the word as we create our joyful, environmentally responsible, multi-age community.
Treehouse Village is breaking ground in more ways than one!
- Atlantic Canada’s first cohousing community
- Its largest multi-unit residential Passive House construction
- One of Nova Scotia’s greenest neighbourhoods
Treehouse in the news
- Spring 2022 ~ Treehouse Village: Nova Scotia’s first cohousing community ~ Ecology & Action Magazine, Ecology Action Centre, Halifax, NS
- August 29, 2021 ~ Atlantic Canada’s first passive house cohousing community celebrates groundbreaking ~ Passive House Accelerator
- August 25, 2021 ~ A new way of living is coming to the South Shore ~ QCCR News
- August 22, 2021 ~ Construction starts on Nova Scotia’s first co-housing project ~ CBC News Nova Scotia
- April 29, 2021 ~ Treehouse Village: Ecohousing Coming to Nova Scotia ~ Global News Morning Halifax
- March 11, 2021 ~ Nova Scotia Cohousing Development Attracting Ontarians Who Work From Home ~ Cision
- January 13, 2021 ~ Treehouse Village Goes Beyond Cohousing ~ Treehugger
- December 23, 2020 ~ Atlantic Canada will soon have its first sustainable co-housing community ~ The Weather Network
- November 19, 2020 ~ Families move to small N.S. town to be part of unique co-housing community ~ CBC
- October 30, 2020 ~ Bridgewater could host Atlantic Canada’s first co-housing community ~ CTV News
- October 26, 2020 ~ Half of Bridgewater Cohousing Community Units Now Sold ~ CKBW
- October 6, 2020 ~ Pandemic brings increased interest in Bridgewater community ~ Saltwire
- September 4, 2020 ~ Treehouse Village set to become Atlantic Canada’s first cohousing community ~ Saltwire
- August 14, 2020 ~ Final push on for equity members in Bridgewater cohousing development ~ Saltwire
- July 15, 2020 ~ Treehouse Village Finishes Design, Hopes To Break Ground In Fall ~ CKBW
- January 27, 2020 ~ Crowd gathers in Bedford to learn about first cohousing community in Atlantic Canada ~ The Signal
- May 7, 2019 ~ Could cohousing be an option in Nova Scotia? ~ Saltwire
- April 9, 2019 ~ Bridgewater Ecohousing Community Finds A Home ~ CKBW
- September 2, 2018 ~ Why co-housing is moving closer in Nova Scotia ~ CBC
Our Treehouse Talks videos showcase our members sharing what inspired them to join our family-friendly community. We have members moving to Bridgewater, Nova Scotia from across Canada, the US, and the UK.
- Treehouse Talks | Cate, Meg, and Mike talk about living their values.
- Treehouse Talks | Living Our Values and related blog post: Cohousing: A safe place for children to play and build friendships.
Our “Next Gen Housing” webinars tell you more about how we’re building homes that fit our values — and in the process, creating an ideal place to raise our kids.
- April 18, 2021 ~ Next Gen Housing: Taking an Active Role in Energy Efficiency with Passive House
- March 28, 2021 ~ Next Gen Housing: Finding Housing That Reflects Your Values
- November 2021 ~ Sociocracy For All (SoFA) “Sociocracy in Communities” conference:
- Treehouse cofounder Leon de Vreede presented The Sociocratic Development Company
- Treehouse cofounder Cate de Vreede presented Third Time’s a Charm: What it took to launch a cohousing community
- Treehouse equity member Mandy Parry presented Conflict Happens. Expect it! with Gina Simm
- June 2021 ~ Treehouse equity member Mandy Parry presents “Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community” hosted by Sociocracy For All.
- April 2021 ~ Megan Gainer of RHAD Architects, Roxanne Tate of Tate Engineering, and David Stonham of Treehouse Village Ecohousing present “Exploring Energy Efficiency with Treehouse Village Ecohousing” in the Ecology Action Centre’s Better Building Speaker Series
- June 2020 ~ Treehouse Village Ecohousing cofounder Cate de Vreede presents Getting it Built with Sociocracy