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Making Tempeh – as food, and village revitalisation — Milkwood – Permaculture courses + skills for Real Life

While I was travelling in Java recently on a design exchange, I became very good friends with Tempeh. We even learned to make it – village style. Everywhere we went in Java, tempeh was sold freshly made and wrapped in banana leaf at the markets, or often as a meal option in the small warungs…

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Why Fashion Should Stop Trying to be Diverse

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UPDATE: This post is now re-published at Salon (in slightly abridged form)!

OK, I take it back. For the last six years or so, I’ve written countless articles, essays, and blog posts criticizing the lack of racial and size diversity on fashion runways and in print editorials. I’ve argued for the need to expand the industry’s vision for the types of bodies that could represent what is beautiful and fashionable so that the torrent of images that permeate the everyday lives of so many different women and girls might reflect the broad range of body types and sizes of the industry’s target and accidental audiences. But never mind. I take it back. Fashion should stop trying to be inclusive. Stop trying to be diverse.

Recent efforts to diversify fashion runways and editorials have made me both sigh and groan. I sighed when I read the letter written by the…

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Where My Stitchers At? The Broad City Stitchalong Part 2 Is Here, and Class is in Session! #buststitchalong

Where My Stitchers At? The Broad City Stitchalong Part 2 Is Here, and Class is in Session! #buststitchalong.

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