Mary Kay Walton, Author at Sweetgrass Mary Kay Walton, Author at Sweetgrass

About Mary Kay Walton

Mary Kay Walton is the founder of Sweetgrass and is a serving board member.

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caption bottom“Teach us to walk the soft Earth as relatives to all that live.” -Sioux Prayer

So, What is Sweetgrass?

By Mary Kay Walton | 02-Sep-2017 | 0

Sweetgrass is a sacred plant to Native Americans. Its scientific name is Hierochloe adorata, meaning the fragrant, holy grass. In the Cherokee language, wiingaashk, it...

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Sweetgrass Community Creates Website

By Mary Kay Walton | 26-Aug-2017 | 1

The Sweetgrass website launched at the end of August, 2017. We board members had to dig deep and think about every aspect of the project....

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Board Members Visit Community on Bainbridge Island

By Mary Kay Walton | 26-Aug-2017 | 0

Board Members Visit Community on Bainbridge Island Sweetgrass board members traveled to Seattle in August and visited Winslow Cohousing Community on Bainbridge Island. The community...

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Baby Boomers and Other Residents

By Mary Kay Walton | 26-Aug-2017 | 0

Our community is like a three-legged stool. It takes all three legs (seniors, young people and those with mild disabilities) to make the stool, and...

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Dirt Makes You Happy

By Mary Kay Walton | 26-Aug-2017 | 0

Recent research has shown that having one’s hands in the dirt increases feelings of happiness. The gardeners among us knew that already! Seriously, research has...

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What’s an Agrihood?

By Mary Kay Walton | 26-Aug-2017 | 1

Thanks to Ross Chapin Architects for allowing the use of photos depicting communities and houses designed by their company.  These photos communicate the vision of...

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