Storytelling Webinar with Point Road Studios

Storytelling Webinar with Point Road Studios

  Register for the free “Design Yourself” webinar, storytelling edition, we’re co-hosting (December 5, 1-2 p.m. EST). When Elena and I were first considering launching our own business, we heard a lot of warnings from other creatives about how much of your time goes to working on the business itself. They would say this in a […]

What We’re Reading /// Design Sponge

What We’re Reading /// Design Sponge

We’ve been following Grace Bonney’s blog Design Sponge for years now. We were first drawn to it because the stuff she shares is beautiful, and while this particular type of visual design (interior design, product design, etc.) is a bit outside of our area, we find it extremely important to look for inspiration beyond the […]

StoryMineMedia Featured in NPPA Magazine

StoryMineMedia Featured in NPPA Magazine

Thanks to the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and Seth Gitner for the nice feature in the November edition of News Photographer.  And shout out to fellow UNC J-school alum Carolyn Van Houten and of course, the fabulous Chad Stevens, also featured in the edition. If you’re an NPPA member, check out the whole article. If you’re not, […]

Community Development Financial Institutions

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFis) are an important piece of infrastructure for building strong local economies. CDFIs function as a different kind of lending organization. Unlike traditional banks, they operate with a mission to serve low-income people and build wealth in underserved communities. By combining funding from government, foundations, and individual donors, CDFIs make it […]

Brasstown Beef

Steve Whitmire’s family has been farming in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina since the early 1800′s. As a kid, Steve’s chore was to look after the lone family cow. Today Steve oversees a much larger herd of Angus/Braunvieh cattle on 1,000+ acres in Brasstown, North Carolina, ensuring they always have sufficient spring water, […]