On Sunday, June 3 Makeboro (aka Makers Guild Inc.) kicked off its first season of programming with a special Fix-It Day and a "Handing Over the Keys" celebration (commemorating the partnership with The Nature Conservancy). Volunteers helped refresh Makeboro's street-facing façade … [Read more...] about Makeboro Celebrates Fix- It Day and “Handing Over the Keys”
I've just wrapped up an engaging, inspiring, and 100% passion-fueled conversation with Willie Wilcox. You likely know this Essex resident as the homeowner who restored Crystal Spring Farm (and a handsome-if-hidden gem on Walker Road). You also likely know that all conversations … [Read more...] about Willie Wilcox Recommends The Craftsman Blog with Scott Sidler
With a fresh blanket of snow falling on Essex and winter feeling fluffy and festive at last, it's tempting to drift into holiday myopia. Hearth heat. Steam swirling grog. Caroling and snowshoeing and cross-country skiing... But Racey Henderson — Essex's one and only … [Read more...] about Reber Rock Farm’s Racey Henderson Launches Ndara
With hopes of "priming the pump", I'd like to share some Essex bobcat photos. Maybe, maybe it will inspire a stealthy wild cat or three to venture my way this winter. With fresh snow on the ground, it's once again perfect conditions for tracking wild critters wandering in our … [Read more...] about Essex Bobcat Photos
Congratulations Susie Smith and Ken Hughes for organizing a successful and thoroughly enjoyable Christmas in Essex 2017! Great pre-event messaging, perfect weather, efficient move-in and move-out, good flow and impressive attendance, diverse vendors, well distributed and executed … [Read more...] about Christmas in Essex 2017: Bravo Susie Smith and Ken Hughes!