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Placemaking, The TLC Way

As COVID-19 pushed dining, performances and other primarily indoor activities outdoors, placemaking has become a critical tool for transforming underutilized public spaces into safe gathering places. Think of the public spaces you live, work or travel by every day — parks, streets and other publicly owned spaces. Placemaking turns those public spaces into places that […]

Rebooting Your Community After COVID

Community Economist Michael Shuman Presents Rebooting Your Economy After COVID Introductory Webinar: Rebooting Your Community After COVID – How to Invest Locally Using Self-Directed IRAs and Solo 401ks The Local Crowd will host an online introductory webinar with community economist and author Michael H. Shuman called “Rebooting Your Community After COVID – How to Invest […]

Gathering Your Local Food Crowd

August is Eat Local Month in New Hampshire and Massachusetts (and maybe in your state, too).  Regardless, if it’s official or not, August’s cornucopia of crops presents us with the perfect time to celebrate local farms, food producers and local food systems. Many TLC communities leverage our program to gather their local food crowd and […]

The Fourth Sector in the Time of COVID

We write to you today with open hearts — full of love, compassion, and care. We stand with those fighting for justice. We grieve for the loss of life and economic wellbeing caused by the COVID-19 crisis. We recognize that we are living through a time when the “reset button” has been pushed on our […]