Reboot8 - "Crafter" economies

Nicolas Nova at Pasta&Vinegar is blogging the Reboot conference. See his notes on the "crafter economics" presentation from Ulla-Maaaria Mutanen, who has published this craft manifesto.

Being by marriage in the asparagus farming business, and because I also really enjoy studio furniture making (artful craft), attempts to describe alternate economies based on local/slow/craft production really interest me.

Here's to economies of meaning over economies of scale.


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