This fall, my startup endeavor Woman–Owned Wineries launched a wine club highlighting some of my very favorite female wine entrepreneurs. Our current feature spotlights winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout. Ashley’s most recent endeavor Vital Winery is based 100% on donations–-from the fruit to the bottles to the labels. All profits support a health clinic primarily serving winery workers. In light of my … Continue reading On Showing Up & Serving Others: An Interview with Ashley Trout
Hearty thanks to all who have supported Woman-Owned Wineries thus far. I'm humbled that this project has seemed meaningful to so many people. To ensure its growth and success, I'm raising money here. Woman-Owned Wineries elevates female wine entrepreneurs through storytelling, advocacy, and commerce. No matter your walk of life, this project benefits you. (Yes, that includes men and beer drinkers, … Continue reading The Value of Work
When last summer’s solar eclipse came, we all shared the anticipation. The cosmic event roused giddy curiosity, far beyond what we might feel in the face of, say, a coming harvest.
As I wrap production on the journal (now set to release this summer) I feel compelled to share some of the projects I've found that best weave together agriculture, wine, art, and/or philanthropy.
At my recent creative residency at Penland, I powered through my lists.