Repair Culture

Seed Lab hosts workshops, conversations, gatherings and events around building a culture of repair, working to transform our culture into one that repairs more readily than it purchases, to create a more sustainable community. Workshops on mending, repairing outdoor gear, upcycling and object fixing, along with the sharing of how-to skillsets, help remind all of us that low-cost repairs help the climate. The carbon footprint of buying a new replacement is avoided.

We worked with Alaska artist Amy Meissner to examine and support a culture of repair through mending. The videos highlight Amy’s perspective and practice.


Seeding Repair: Tarps into Tote Bags

6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 — In-Person

Turn old blue tarps into sturdy, water-resistant bags perfect for all of your summer activities. Led by educator and expert sewer Marianne Kerr (and supported...

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