First craft-o-rama at the Vancouver Hack Space!

First craft-o-rama at the Vancouver Hack Space!

July 20, 2010 0 comments Handmade, Process

The first craft-o-rama was a great success!  Mathew did an awesome job at getting the night started with Modular Origami.  Thanks to all who came and am looking forward to more bi-weekly workshops – other workshops TBA!

Grown in Detroit: Documentary about Detroit teens becoming Urban Farmers.

July 18, 2010 0 comments Inspiration

Originally from Windsor, Ontario, Detroit has always felt like a close neighbour to me.  Crossing the border felt like entering through an aged time warp.  You could see all the prosperity from the ’80s, aged, overgrown and abandoned.  From the crackling paintings at the DIA (which have since been better restored), to the beautifully ornate architecture –

The trailer for Grown in Detroit does a wonderful job describing its current state, and what its hopes are for the future, with urban farming.  Can’t wait to see this one and what is in store for the city.

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