Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Small-Mart

Report from Day 1 of the Soap Guild Conference:


My inspiration today was Sandy Maine's talk about Artisan Soapmaking.   She is the founder of SunFeather Natural Soap and the mother of hand made soap!  During her keynote address she spoke  about the  :

LOIS:  Local Ownership & Import Substitution
  • working control of business resides within a geographically defined area
  • whenever it is cost effective to produce or procure goods locally, one should
and 

TINA:  There Is No Alternative
  • Representing the Big Box stores

Small business owner take unite.  
I'm off to my local bookstore to find a copy!

1 comment:

Sarah said...

sounds great...I'm curious to hear about the tour of sun feather too...