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A new site for a new sustainable toy company

We made this new WordPress for the very talented Ithaca-local Lily Silly, who’s having a Puppet Art show on Friday, April 5, First Friday, at Bloom. Lily will be showing her brand new puppets, all made from reclaimed materials and found objects at her off-grid homestead. The event is from 5-8pm and there may be […]

Another new WordPress, for a local climate conference

Climate Smart & Climate Ready is a conference coming up in Ithaca, New York, April 18-21. Thanks to Sustainable Tompkins for bringing us in to help out with the WordPress! We built this quick WP using the responsive, mobile-friendly Twenty Twelve theme. Click here to register for the Conference and click here to check out […]

This Week’s Creation and Destruction Report

A lot of things have broken lately – our car, twice, on our way back from a roadtrip, and our plumbing (thank you Drain Brain!!), and Shira’s computer, which is headed into the shop tomorrow for some diagnostics. Our site (and our email) were down earlier this week due to our wonderful host, May First, […]

Video for Earthdance Ithaca 2012

In September, I had the pleasure of attending Earthdance Ithaca and making a video of the event’s highlights. Despite the rain, it was pretty magical and full of amazing performances and workshops. The video includes highlights from the opening address by famed local activist Dorothy Cotton and the Global Peace Prayer, which united people around […]

Buckminster, you make my life so much Fuller!

On Saturday, September 29th, Ari and I had the pleasure of attending a “live documentary” at Cornell Cinema called the The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. With live commentary by director Sam Green and featuring a score performed live by Yo La Tengo, we were amazed that the tickets were only $20. We’ve been […]

Two days left to vote for our universal reuse symbol!

Here’s our entry in the Earth911 Challenge: Design the Universal Reuse Symbol. If you like it, please vote for us – voting is open until Thursday at 12:00 PM PDT. From Trash to Treasure – Reuse is about taking something old or broken and finding a new purpose for it. A plant growing in a […]

If you’re unemployed, it’s not because there isn’t any work

If you’re unemployed it’s not because there isn’t any work Just look around: A housing shortage, crime, pollution; we need better schools and parks. Whatever our needs, they all require work. And as long as we have unsatisfied needs, there’s work to be done. So ask yourself, what kind of world has work but no […]

I Won the Share or Die Storytelling Contest!

Shareable is a really great website focused on all things sharing. I’ve contributed photos to their site in the past and wrote an article for them on how to organize a community swap meet. So when they announced the “Share or Die” storytelling contest, I was psyched to participate. I made a short video about […]

I Am a Hypocrite

I Am a Hypocrite from Ari Evergreen on Vimeo. How do you know if you’re a good or bad person? Do those categories even make sense? Please let me know what you think about this video – your emails and comments mean a lot to me. Thanks!

For Barter or Worse: Please vote for my video about sharing!

One of my favorite sites, Shareable, is hosting a contest for stories about sharing. My submission to Share or Die is a 5-minute video about our experiences with sharing and bartering in Ithaca, through our business and through the groups Ithaca Freeskool and Share Tompkins. I hope you’ll watch my video and log-in to vote. […]

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