• The SLO Garden Project: Success & Sustainability (Part 2)

    From Part 1 We began forming relationships with the inmates and officers at the jail… We wanted to know what the inmates wanted out of the garden, what they were interested in learning, what they wanted to plant, and what types of projects they wanted to work on. We wanted …

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  • Cities Getting Screwed

    If you care about nutrition, local farming, the tobacco industry, paid sick leave, or ALEC, you’re going to want to hear about preemption laws and why they’re such a big deal. This awesome video is from our friends at Fusion.net, and we think it’s one of the best (short) videos …

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  • Funding Grassroots Movement Building

    [A] move to a… data-driven, results-oriented approach often works against deeply transformational work of organizations, as it requires a smaller, narrower focus or goals. The focus of the funder is almost always then on whether the recipient organization hit the numerical benchmarks… Some organizations can get stuck trying to make …

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