An enthusiastic crowd gathered and about 60 repairs were done including native garden consults, and conversation with the Theodore Payne Society representative, Lisa Novick. The Really Really Free Market was overflowing and the Neighborhood Fruit Harvest had bushels of grapefruits, apples and figs this month. No one left empty-handed!
A number of Time Bank newcomers came with food in one hand and repairs in the other. Many came offering to help with the repairs. The Repair Café team senses the evolution of this project growing and changing. Repair people become skill-sharing people, newcomers want to learn, people who do things that are not technically repairs want to be involved too. It is this spirit that builds resilience in our community. This economy of sharing breeds caring and a strong network outside the money economy!
Stay tuned for the dates for upcoming fall Repair Cafés. Find out where you might fit in.
— Therese Brummel