Repair Cafe in the New York Times

If you’ve ever despaired of getting your vacuum cleaner fixed or thought that your broken lamp was a lost cause, there’s hope. A worldwide movement is trying to reform our throwaway approach to possessions.

The movement’s foundation is the Repair Cafe, a local meeting place that brings together people with broken items and repair coaches, or volunteers, with the expertise to fix them.

“It’s not just about fixing things,” Ms. Knight said. “It’s about the community, also.” Read the entire article>>>

The next Grey Bears Repair Cafe is Saturday, February 18, 10am-2pm.