Anyone who knows me, knows that lately, I've been scheming and dreaming more than usual. I've been mapping out business plans, researching licenses, and market testing. I've been asking folks with similar business plans how they succeeded (and how they failed). I've been gathering an army of collaborators to help me achieve my mission.
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.
The following organizations assisting fire victims are either personally recommended by me or by friends/colleagues here in wine country.
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.