What makes local food twice the price? This question has roots in Worm Farm Institute and spans over 50 conversations with local growers.
Printmaker & public artist Bryce McCloud created Bryce Bux, a new currency to stimulate the Nashville economy.
U want naughty or nice? As One Single Rose™ or Miss Detroit™, poet Rosemarie Wilson sells us both.
A painter and prank artist, Derek Erdman walks a thin line between antics and art.
Deeper and deeper into the Miami scene, Lolo Reskin rose through the ranks as a promoter, record store owner, music curator and now a record label.
After a career ending injury, Blake McFarland retired from the Blue Jays and went full hustle on visual art.
Ellen Rutt's escape plan from freelance and the 9-5 design world was not complete without a total breakdown.
Grant Henry (AKA Sister Louisa) dropped out of seminary and pursued his "search for truth" into antiques, a gallery, two bars, a retail shop, and now a retreat center.
What's the value of public art? Diego Orlandini dreamed up the Wynwood Coloring Book, bringing together artists from the block all the way to Banksy.
Samantha Shepherd & Dustin White threaded their talents together into a mom & pop embroidery business.
As boss of Mama's Sauce, Nick Sambrato has to scale a new business with century-old printing techniques.
Xulu Jones made a decision to be homeless rather than make a paycheck outside of his music.
In Lyons, NE (population 814), Bill Hedges transformed his hometown theater into his workspace for sci-fi films.
Generations of women in rural New Mexico turned lost skills and abandoned looms into the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center.
After Harvard, Charles T James & Daisy Chiu grew Crimson Bikes from a broom closet to multiple locations thru new tech.
Rocking with The Monsieurs, Fuzzy, Shepherdess, slinging vintage at 40 South Street, Hilken Mancini co-founded Girls Rock Campaign Boston and Punk Rock Aerobics.
PRX and Radio Public co-founder Jake Shapiro takes us through revolutionary Russia, marketing Two Ton Shoe, and the founding of the podcast format itself.
Combining creative talents with degrees in law, Paola Ferrer & Jim Grace have taken unique routes thru life as advocates.
Graphic and apparel designers Clark Orr & Brittany Reagan "married" their talents in Hellcats Inc.
When not running NYC clubs like Pink Elephant & Go, Shawn Kolodny’s creating installation art in Miami like the Fake Fulfillment Center... and someday a tank covered in diamond dust.
Rick Jenkins runs a comedy club in the attic of a Chinese restaurant and Christine Vallaire markets the smell of a basement show.
Combining old world techniques with bold typography, Tieton Mosaic is becoming a profit center inside a not-for-profit corporation.
Where segregation brought blight, Houston artists took back their street as Project Row Houses and grew it into a multi-million dollar campus for the economically disadvantaged.
In wide open West Texas, the City of Marfa, weird is welcome but can you celebrate what’s already here?
Frustrated by the education system, Lucas Spivey took a dilapidated camper trailer and created his placeless school.