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Faces of Kendal: Ted Wolner


Published: February 22, 2023 Kendal is home to more than 300 men and women in their 60s and well beyond. They come from near (Oberlin and Cleveland) and far (Hawaii, Canada and elsewhere). The residents share many common values, such as sustainability and lifelong learning, and many have ties

Values in Action: Environmental Sustainability


Published: April 27, 2022   Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded and continue to grow with intentional regard for the principles of the Religious Society of Friends

A Green Life Plan Community


Published: April 26, 2023 When it comes to trees and all things green, Kendal at Oberlin has a lot to be proud of this Arbor Day!  Kendal residents and staff are all for enhancing and preserving plant life on its 110-acre campus. Since its inception 30 years ago the community’s focus on preserving

John Bartram Arboretum is II


Published: November 4, 2022   Take 100+ acres of diverse habitat, add 500+ environmentally engaged Kendal residents and staff and the result: The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin.  Now seven years later the arboretum has reached a “major milestone.” It is now a Level II facility, joining

Recycling Trends


enacted a law in 2018 to cut the import of recycled materials, the U.S. and other countries have been struggling to handle the backlog of recyclable materials. Bottom line: “green” living is a multi-layered lifestyle. The Kendal Community’s Multi-layered Approach   In 1993 Kendal at Oberlin

Farmers Markets and Other Fresh News


Published: June 18, 2020 We always celebrate Ohio’s summer harvest of corn, peaches and the like but this year when we’re searching for reminders that life’s beauty continues it’s especially gratifying to see our state’s colorful fresh bounty in the fields and in our hands. Kendal at Oberlin

Focus on Sustainability at Kendal


Published: January 12, 2017 Since its founding nearly 25 years ago, Kendal at Oberlin’s commitment to environmental stewardship has been unwavering. The retirement community’s focus includes energy conservation and sustainability in operations and building construction, and ongoing education

Community Gardening is for Everyone


Published: April 23, 2021 Nick and Lillie Long moved into Kendal last spring, just in time for Nick to start tending a plot in Kendal’s community garden. He plants mostly vegetables but includes some flowers for his wife Lillie.   Nick, a master gardener, likes the social aspects of community

Environmental Spotlight- Solar Power


electricity usage. Three local projects are currently underway, including one at Kendal. Solar arrays are being installed on Oberlin City Schools new PreK-5th School and the Oberlin Community Services building. The arrays, supported by the city’s Sustainable Reserve Fund, will provide about 80