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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Dan Burden—Director of Innovation and Inspiration at Blue Zones—shares how yow you can start building a healthier place in your community, including how to decide what to do first, how to partner ...
May 15, 2019
Morgan Leichter-Saxby—co-founder at Pop-Up Adventure Play—shares how you can create low cost, low risk places to play in your neighborhood, including how to pitch the idea to your neighbors, how t...
May 8, 2019
Alix Taylor—Manager of Water Programs at Green Communities Canada— shares how to depave neglected concrete in your own neighborhood, including how to get your neighbors involved in the process, ho...
May 1, 2019
John Reuter—board member at Strong Towns and former councilperson at the City of Sandpoint, Idaho—shares how you can propose no parking minimums to your council, including how to tell a compelling...
April 24, 2019
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

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