ENVISION THIS...a community school where your neighbors will teach you "Traditional Skills and Innovation to Enrich and Endure." Our guest will be John, owner 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, how to find out about other such reskilling centers, and what is involved in starting one to help your community become more sustainable, resilient, and equitable.
Please join us to listen, learn, and/or contribute comments and questions.
On Wednesday, July 25 at about 7:50 PM dial in to (646) 652-2235 then dial 1 so we can chat briefly before the show. In the meantime, contact us at (207) 522-2606 or Email address removed
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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