For several years, the Artsmiths has been organizing adult and youth arts programming for individuals to think creatively and nurture skills that support their everyday lives. In 2020, owner Kate McGrady co-founded the Art4All Pittsburgh movement, a program that supplies inspirational craft kits to kids during the pandemic.
Worm Return enables individuals and businesses to put their food scraps to good use with their popular composting services and ‘worm workshops.’ Since 2018, Worm Return and its customers (a.k.a. ‘diversion partners’) have diverted nearly 113,000 pounds of organic waste from landfills.
In 2020, Covid-19 completely altered the way that vendors and shoppers can engage. Now, Carrie Nardini, the founder of I Made It! Market and the Neighborhood Flea, is working towards ways to keep supporting artists and encouraging folks to shop small.
At the Three Rivers Village School, there is no pre-determined curriculum that students are obligated to follow; instead, students’ interests naturally evolve over time and lead them down dozens of academic and artistic avenues over their years at the Three Rivers Village School..