September 27, 2011
How do you say goodbye? After two years, hundreds of stories, twenty
contributors, and thousands upon thousands of visitors?
August 11, 2011
Every year, the theaters on Broadway in New York City create tons upon tons of trash.
April 19, 2011
Sheepless recently co-sponsored a screening of the ground-breaking, eye-opening documentary "The Greenhorns" with The Loft at UCSD and UCSD Earth Week. Directed by Severine von Tscharner Fleming, and...
March 8, 2011
In observance of International Women's Day 2011, I began tweeting about some of the amazing and inspiring entrepreneurs we've interviewed since this site launched in 2009. It was a wonderful...
February 28, 2011
Hand-pulled water-based screen print on 100% organic Anvil tees. Printed with care by Post Expose.
February 11, 2011
There are many elements of the contemporary Slow Food movement, some intentional but most unavoidable, that feel like a throwback to another era.
January 25, 2011
It’s difficult to know where to begin when describing the Chicago-based real estate business of Abraham McClurg and Annie Coleman. Even their website betrays a bit of their split personality. What’s...
December 17, 2010
For the past few years, something has been growing in Britta Riley’s kitchen window. As co-founder and current CEO of The Windowfarms Project, Britta is a fully hands-on member of the research and...
November 21, 2010
I get a chill when I read missives from pioneering local food advocates lamenting the current landscape. Jay Porter's The Linkery began serving farm-to-table, locally sourced, harvested, butchered,...
November 16, 2010
"You can always recognize the pioneers, they’re the ones face down in the mud with arrows in their backs." So starts Cheryl Heller's analysis of the dethroning of Seventh Generation's Chief Inspired...
November 15, 2010
The timing is impeccable. Here at Sheepless, we're back from licking our wounds, fired up to engage once again with the amazing local economies and sustainable business movements popping up all over...
November 14, 2010
This September, Scott hosted a panel disc
August 25, 2010
We're hitting the road! Sheepless founder Scott Ballum is driving from California to Maine—and back—to discover innovative and unique small businesses wherever they may be. Read more about the idea...
August 23, 2010
It's been many months since I've published an update on the status and the direction of Sheepless.org. To be frank, as I near the one-year mark of publishing online in this venue I find myself, and...
August 10, 2010
When a big box store in Mesa, AZ, shuttered its doors for the last time, it was not celebrated in the way some communities rally for the closing of a Walmart Superstore. In fact, in its last days,...
August 4, 2010
I was late to the game of discovering the work of activist, writer, educator, and publisher Jen Angel. I first saw her speak in 2008 at Bluestocking Bookstore in New York City's Lower East Side,...
July 23, 2010
We're hitting the road! Sheepless founder Scott Ballum is driving from California to Maine—and back—to discover innovative and unique small businesses wherever they may be, and documenting the trip...
July 13, 2010
There's a neighborhood I've heard about, with the most remarkable sense of community. On one block there's a giant warehouse outfitted for woodworking, photo studios, computer rooms, and painters...
June 28, 2010
Nestled in between vacant warehouses and bustling industrial yards, 3rd Ward offers both a playground and a serious workshop for creative professionals
June 15, 2010
Alive Structures is a unique landscape design firm, grown out of the recent interest in increasing green spaces in urban environments and the long-term ben