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Jessica Comer

TV Editor, Red Arrow Industries in Knoxville

Yes You Can Can

PRESENTED ON MAY 12, 2016
IN KNOXVILLE @ VOL 19

Jessica Comer is a self proclaimed "millennial canning enthusiast." She shares her history with the art of canning and home preservation, some of the basics of the craft, and why you're not going to give anyone botulism.

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The Louisville Food System

BY VALERIE MAGNUSON
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 05, 2013

Valerie Magnuson examines the areas of potential growth and opportunity within the Louisville food system -- where food can be grown, who can grow it, and who will eat it as well as the challenges faced in bringing the vision to fruition.

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You Can Only Keep What You Have By Giving It Away

BY GRAISON GILL
@ VOL 12 ON MAY 08, 2014

Baker Graison Gill of Bellegarde Bakery, lends his thoughts about bread and the primitive yet poetic process of making, baking and sharing his art in New Orleans.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 14, 2014.

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Yes We Can! (Turn our trash cans into art on Milpas)

BY SHARON BYRNE
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

Sharon Byrne is having a great time discovering how much fun urban renewal projects can be. She’s presently engaged in raising the profile of Santa Barbara’s Eastside, first by making it safe, then turning it into a national Neighborhood-of-the-Year winner. She’s discovered an incredible community of people that love working on their neighborhood, and have pulled together to do amazing things in it. Tonight, you’re going to see one of the most ambitious projects this tremendous Eastside team has ever attempted: Yes We Can – a project to turn our public trash cans from blight into art, using the talents of our children and the strength of our youth arts programs. Enjoy!

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Nourish Knoxville

BY CHARLOTTE TOLLEY
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 12, 2015

Charlotte Tolley has served as the director of the Market Square Farmers’ since its inception in 2004.  She describes the history and growth of the MSFM and how it has built community in Knoxville, and how it informed the start of its new umbrella organization, Nourish Knoxville.  As a 501c3 organization, Nourish Knoxville is cultivating relationships between farmers, artisanal producers, and the community through connections local food. 

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Diners: A Place Where You Can be a Spork

BY ASHLEE CLARK THOMPSON
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

Ashlee Clark Thompson describes her experience of not quite fitting in growing up and how diners are the places that you can be yourself and fit in.

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An Office of Yes

BY BEN EPPERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 07, 2015

What is needed to tap into Knoxville’s hidden potential? How can we engage every person as a valuable resource? Is there something we could do, or do more of, that would make Knoxville a world-class city with unique and interesting cultural niches showcasing the very best of what everyone has to offer? The Answer: YES

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Wasting Food, Researching Food

BY JORDAN LAZELL
@ FOOD EVENT AT FARGO VILLAGE ON OCT 29, 2015

Jordan Lazell presents about his research at Coventry University into food waste and what we can do about it.

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Letterpress (or…Biting off more than you can chew)

BY LAURA BAISDEN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

"You forget all about the lines that you originally drew because they go on a journey and come back to you looking like this!"

In Letterpress (or…Biting off more than you can chew) from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 2, we hear the story of Camp Nevernice, a budding letterpress design and illustration shop, owned and operated by Laura Baisden. Laura has ten years experience in the field, but in her first year as a sole proprietor- she’s learning many lessons…including the lesson of time-management.

This was PechaKucha of the Day on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017.

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Can you Dig it

BY CHARLOTTE COTTRELL
@ VOL 30 ON MAR 15, 2017

Have you ever paid much attention to plants or flowers growing in your garden? Gardening is a creative venture connecting you with nature and your home. In this talk, Charlotte Cottrell shows her love for gardening and demonstrates the love that her garden gives back.