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Independence Through Local Industry and Education

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Reclaiming independence by kindling skills that allow you to move beyond the corporate and government power structure.


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ENVISION THIS...a community school where your neighbors will teach you " Traditional Skills and Innovation to Enrich and Endure." Our guest will be John Favreau , co- owner along with Pete Feeney and Nanette Giacoma of The Long Branch School & General Store in Bowdoinham, Maine. Current courses include Weaving, Blacksmithing, Mending, Beekeeping, Making Rag Rugs,Building a Bowback Windsor Chair, Edible Mushroom Identification, and kayaking. Their Store features Local Products & Produce from their Instructors, Farmers, Local Businesses & Craftspeople. We will discuss their experience and what is involved in finding or starting one to help your community become more sustainable, resilient, and equitable.

Please join us to listen, learn, and/or contribute comments and questions at 646-652-2235">
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Burl is an avid writer and publishes to OpEd News. He is author of "Sophia's Web: A Passionate Call to Heal Our Wounded Nature." As of this writing, Burl is planning to self-publish the book. Alongside his wife, Burl co-hosts an on line radio (more...)

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