Just a few of the ideas I’d love to make happen ...
There are so many amazing things just waiting for us to make them happen. Here are some of my dreams and aspirations that just need the right collaborators—maybe that's you!
Women’s App-Building Weekend: Come with an idea; leave with an app.
Literary Driving and Walking Tours: Audio or booklet or both! Drawing on local writers of all kinds, with each bit of writing tied to a specific location or part of the landscape.
Local Chocolate Trail: I’d pick that map up out of a flyer rack, wouldn’t you?
Coffee Roasters Festival / Conference: There are so many great micro-roasters popping up right now. Let’s get them all together and celebrate it!
Clothing Upcycle Workshops: A miniseries of classes with the moral and technical support that is missing from our home sewing tables.
Iron DIY: Iron Chef but for makers and DIYers – either team challenges or spectator event
DIY Project Day(s): Banding together to actually make some of those things on our Pinterest boards.
Arts & Crafts Retreat: Remember when awesome, messy art projects were part of your everyday experience? Can you imagine how energized your grown-up self would feel after a whole weekend of that?
Garden Office: Can we invent a workspace that’s also a jungle of ferns and flowers, with fresh air, a reasonable amount of sunshine, and some minimal necessary protection from the elements and critters—instead of the bland interior with recirculated air, fluorescent light, and synthetic materials that we've come to accept?
Pop-up Shops in Vacant Storefronts: Weekend or weeklong installations bring vibrancy to vacant spaces, helping potential entrepreneurs see the possibilities, giving the pop-up businesses money and buzz, the community a fun new business to enjoy, and the vacant property a much better showing. We could have a pop-up ...
children’s clothing exchange
recording studio (with an open mic night that results in a live album)
bath & body shop (make your own natural body care)
make-your-own jewelry studio
Mother’s day planter making (bring together local nursery and local potter) or flower arranging