Trill Farm - About Trill Farm - Organic Farm & Educational Courses. Trill Farm is a 300 acre mixed organic farm set in the rolling hills and woodlands of east Devon.
Romy Fraser bought the farm in 2008 with the aim of developing an education centre and community of small businesses that could work together to use the land's resources. We now have a number of thriving independent enterprises: -vegetable growing at Trill Farm Garden run by Ash and Kate -a beef & sheep enterprise run by Jake (Wessex Conservation Grazing) -The Old Dairy Kitchen run by Chris Onions, catering for our events and courses and teaching kitchen skills. PieLab serves its community one pie at a time. How can I earn money on Skillshare? – Skillshare Help Center. Each month, 50% of Skillshare’s Premium Membership revenue goes to our teachers.
The other 50% goes towards investing in our mission. Specifically, it helps cover employee expenses (such as salaries and benefits) so that we can build and grow a world-class team to support our community, and technical costs (like server and video hosting) so that we can keep our platform running smoothly and effectively. Swap-O-Rama-Rama. "There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.
" - Gandhi Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a model for textile repurposing: a clothing swap and do-it-yourself workshops that explore creative reuse through the recycling of used clothing. I founded it in 2004. It is a non-profit fiscally sponsored by New York Foundation for the Arts. I put SORR into the Creative Commons so that it may be shared. Volunteers throughout the world produce SORR events which have taken place in over 100 cities.
I welcome individuals and communities to produce SORR where they live. The Model Contribute - When you attend the swap bring at least one bag of your unwanted clothing and a small donation (each swap varies depending on available funding). DIY Workshops After folks choose their new clothes they slide on over to one of the sewing stations and attend a workshop and learn to make modifications or totally transform your finds. Resources: Free To Producers Yours will be too! Producer Obligations. Start your own chapter. Powered by Dada Mail Q:Hey!
I want to get my own resourceful group of DIY folks together in my town. Do you mind if we called ourselves The Poughkeepsie Craft Mafia? A:We're so flattered you asked! We would love it if you formed a familia. Interest in starting Craft Mafias is booming. New and fantastic Craft mafia Guidelines (recap): Go to Craft Mafia Application First, if you'd like to start a Craft Mafia in your own town please let us know right away. Each Craft Mafia must represent a single city and not a region.
We ask that every mafia starts up with at least three members representing three different craft-related businesses. You'll need a website of your own so everyone can find you! We want to make sure everyone can find you. Tell us you exist! Link to and from your website. If your mafia receives any press, please make it known that you are part of a larger familia, the CraftMafia.com, and provide our web address with any press releases or interviews. Why do we ask all this? Brooklyn Skillshare. One stitch at a time. Inspirations Studio. Inspirations Studio is a project of Sistering Sistering is an organization that offers practical and emotional support to women through programs which enable them to take greater control over their lives.
Guided by the principles of anti-racism and anti-oppression, Sistering works to change social conditions, which endanger women’s welfare. Destination British Columbia - Regional Tourism Programs. Destination British Columbia works with regional, community and industry partners on multiple programs designed to support the growth of the industry through cooperative marketing and development initiatives.
In most cases, tourism stakeholders will work with a designated representative from their Regional Destination Marketing Organization (RDMO) to determine the options that are best suited to their particular situation ranging from consumer marketing, community programs, travel trade and travel media relations activities. The Tourism Partners program provides the opportunity for communities and tourism businesses to participate in sophisticated marketing campaigns coordinated by their RDMO. Each RDMO actively participates in provincially coordinated trade, overseas and media relations program as part of the provincial travel trade and media relations team in partnership with Destination British Columbia. View a map of the Tourism Regions of BC. The Artisan Factory. Country Merchantile makers model article. Symposium-discussion-summary-2012. Makerspace concept.
Participatory Cities: Making Citizenship Engaging with ‘Plotting Sheds’ This post is also available in: German The potting shed is a familiar signifier of a place where grumpy old men escape for some time to themselves.
More recently, the ‘shed’ idea has been picked up by organisations like Age UK and Mensheds Australia as places where men can find company and improve their health and wellbeing. I’d like to suggest a different twist for London: the plotting shed. Not a place of escape, but one where citizens of all ages and backgrounds and irrespective of gender can meet to engage with the society around them and have their say on the issues of the moment. Despite the wealth of resources and opportunities to express ourselves available through social media and online petitions, Londoners remain only peripherally involved in the decisions that affect them every day.
The next Mayor needs to rectify the balance and provide visible and high-profile forums where ordinary citizens can put forward and develop ideas to improve the capital. Image via steve p 2008. Makerhood Norwood. Makerhood is a volunteer-based social enterprise promoting local creativity, connections and business development.
In July 2011 we launched in Brixton, creating an online marketplace and community, providing advice and support to makers on setting up and developing a business, and running community events and workshops. It’s been a very exciting journey! We are thrilled to be starting Makerhood Norwood, covering makers in West Norwood, Streatham and Crystal Palace. The area already has such a strong creative community, and we look forward to supporting its growth, linking up with the Feast and other great local initiatives, and helping to start new ones. Handmade in Tooting. Support for Social Entrepreneurs from UnLtd. The Work Shop. PieLabPieLab. What started off as a proposed, theoretical formula for positive change on the back of a bar napkin in Maine turned into a pie shop off of Main St. in Greensboro, Alabama.
Founded in 2009 by a group of designers working for the greater good known as Project M, PieLab is a much more than your ordinary bakery. PieLab makes a tremendous impact in the community by being the platform for conversation, ideas, and design, as well as donating all profits to a charity(H.E.R.O.) which provides a multitude of housing and disaster resources, empowers Greensboro citizens, and much more. PieLab = a neutral place + a slice of pie. Report on Workshop initiative scope & success.