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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Simply Delightful: The Lonsdale International Food & Crafts Market
BY LÚCIA FURUKAWA COUTO
@ VOL 24
ON AUG 17, 2017
Are you ready for authentic international food? Lucia Couto will inform us of one of Knoxville’s best kept secrets, The Lonsdale International Food & Crafts Market! It takes place on the second Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., from May through October. Please join us for a delightful experience! You can practice a foreign language; however, bilingual people are available to assist you at the market. All in a family friendly setting, where children can play, bike, dance, have their faces painted, put together toy kits, or learn how to grow plants.