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How microfunding is feeding the creative economy

Erika Hess showed up at Voltage Coffee & Art in Kendall Square last spring with an idea: she wanted to combine art and activism to teach people about urban gardening. But first, she needed funding.
Hacking philanthropy
By LIZ PELLY  |  November 11, 2011

Somerville's first artshare delivers

Instead of buying into harvests of organic fruits and vegetables, shareholders pay a one-time fee of $300 for nine original pieces by local artists.
Fresh paint
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 16, 2011
Cultivating culture

Cultivating culture

  When you think about it, artists and farmers have quite a lot in common. They both get dirty in their work (though soil comes...
By Scott Kearnan  |  May 16, 2011