Jessica Reeder


Young Reno activists demand bikeable streets – And get them

“I’ve never had my driver’s license,” Kevin Campbell says. A curly-headed 22-year-old with a Movember ‘stache, Kevin is the newest staff member at the groundbreaking Reno Bike Project. There’s a reason he’s never driven: A few years back, he was struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk.

December 18, 2012


How River School Farm grows healthy food in the desert

It’s a normal day at River School Farm, a central hub in Reno’s local food scene. I’m here to find out what that scene looks like, and what part River School Farm plays in its past and future.

November 20, 2012

Co-ops are Big: Charles Gould on the Int’l Year of the Co-op

Think you know what big business looks like? Think again. According to Charles Gould, Director-General of the International Cooperative Alliance, cooperatives are poised to be the fastest growing business model by 2020.

February 22, 2012

Meet the new boss: You

What do coffee growers in Ethiopia, hardware store owners in America, and Basque entrepreneurs have in common? For one thing, many of them belong to cooperatives. By pooling their money and resources, and voting democratically on how those resources will be used, they can compete in business and reinvest the benefits in their communities.

January 18, 2012

Creating jobs by revitalizing local manufacturing

In a time of layoffs and outsourcing, something surprising is happening in San Francisco and New York: manufacturing jobs are on the rise.

August 10, 2011

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