It’s the Little Things

Want to better your community but don’t know where to start? Enter It’s the Little Things: a Strong Towns podcast that gives you the wisdom and encouragement you need to take the small yet powerful actions that can make your city or town stronger.

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Jacqueline Hannah—assistant director at the Food Co-Op Initiative—shares how you can start a neighborhood grocery co-op in your town, including how to pitch the vision to community members and ele...
April 10, 2019
Jeff Eidson—founder of Explore Elkin—shares how listeners can encourage residents to "buy in" to make your town stronger, including how to find and pitch a shared vision to residents, how to motiv...
April 3, 2019
Joanna Jurgens—Head of Business Affairs at Sofar Sounds—shares how you can foster a local music scene in your community, including how to awaken that DIY spirit that’s so essential to kickstarti...
March 27, 2019
Rik Adamski, Principal at Ash+Lime, a neighborhood planning firm, shares how you can adopt Strong Towns principles for your neighborhood planning firm, including how to identify low risk, high return ...
March 20, 2019
Skyler Yost — Ecosystem Builder for the city of York, PA — shares how you can foster entrepreneurship in your community, including how to assess the existing resources in your community, how to cr...
March 6, 2019
Ryan Short — CEO of CivicBrand — shares how you can find your community’s true essence, including how to engage with your community to ensure the creation of your brand is a grassroots effort, h...
February 27, 2019
Kea Wilson — Communications Manager at Strong Towns — discusses what her time as a bookseller at Left Bank Books in the St. Louis taught her about making local businesses a third place, including ...
February 20, 2019
Dustin Ratcliff – founding member of Walk2Connect – shares how you can connect with your community on foot, including how to motivate your neighbors to form a walking group, how to use your walkin...
February 13, 2019
Jordan Katcher – Community Development Specialist at the State of Utah with a focus on rural communities – shares how government employees can break down silos in rural communities, including how ...
February 6, 2019
In this episode, Jacob chats with three local leaders in open data—Kyle Taylor, Jesse Hamner, and Habib—share how open data works, including how you can use open data to act on your ideas, how you...
January 30, 2019

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