Journal

  • Community Green Space, Summer Camp, CSA – How ANV is Challenging Oppressive Dynamics and Environments Through Urban Farming

    ANV farm manager and educator, Aaron, walks us through ANV’s main projects and the impact he sees ANV make on our community’s young people and their families. I am in complete awe over the beauty of ANV’s deeply thoughtful work and know you will be too. Let's jump in!
  • Carving Her Own Path And Fast Pivots, A Mid-Pandemic Conversation With Melanie Abrantes

    In many ways the Bay Area design community is tightly-knit. We’ve probably had pizza together at some West Coast Craft afterparty or commingled at a friend’s open studio. That’s definitely been the case for Melanie and I. But we have more in common than a shared creative community. We share a Brazilian cultural background and both know what it’s like to grow up as the daughter of hard-working immigrants.

  • Meet Sam, The Person Responsible For The Golden Threads On Your New Apron

    Hey friends! It’s been a minute since I shared an interview here. I’m so excited to share this one with you because it’s with a collaborator on a future project. Samantha Saavedra is a chainstitch embroidery artist and we are so excited to be partnering to make your apron, your work, and your quarantine life more fun and enjoyable. Here goes! I hope you get as much from this deep dive as I did.

  • Grit, Successes, And Spice Trade Disruption With Sana Javeri Kadri Of Diaspora Co.

    What’s Sana up to and how did she get to where she is today? Yup, I wondered the same. Join me, Geana, founder of GDS, in a conversation with Sana ...