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Author Archive: unbrokenpath

Let It Flow

The Flow Factory’s mission is to provide a third space as a support structure for healthy living, community development, and creative expression, and as a catalyst for a more fruitful economy. It is our vision to develop a model of using open space as a conduit for multiple community and entrepreneurial ventures utilizing full free market …

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Social Media Facilitation

Do you need help focusing on the messages you deliver through your social media network? Want a simple way to expand your influence and sharpen your brand? Do you want to align yourself with other forward thinking organizations and expand your reach? Social Media Facilitation can help. Social media facilitation comes in two basic stages. …

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Common Wealth Time Bank

In order to achieve this, the Flow Factory is experimenting with WeBMaP technologies in order to make it more feasible to integrate economic currency systems, weaving them together to provide a more balanced livelihood of creativity, entrepreneurialism, community, and enjoyment of life. For most events and activities at the Flow Factory, we offer a “pay …

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ArtSanity

At Art Sanity, artists bring an original, 16″x 20″ or smaller, unframed, unsigned piece of art based on a monthly theme. For $15, artists display their work anonymously and get three votes for their favorites among the other artists. Everyone else pays $5 and gets one vote for people’s choice. That’s four great prizes altogether! …

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SRQ Party

In addition to serving as a base of operations for the Common Wealth Time Bank, the Flow Factory seeks to create a more vibrant expression of participatory democracy through the SRQ Party. Utilizing the tenets of Asset Based Community Development, the SRQ Party is devoted to moving toward a life of greater sustainability, resourcefulness, and …

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Creative Reslience

With Creative Resilience, we explore new avenues of repurposing materials that are no longer useful in their primary capacity. Using pallets alone, we have created shelving units, edible walls, planters, tables, a stage, and an easily replicatable installation for the Labyrinth of the Unbroken Path. With the tools at our disposal through the Ivy League …

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Ivy League Tool Share

The Ivy League Tool Share Program allows members of the Common Wealth Time Bank and partners of The Flow Factory to utilize the tools at our disposal in exchange for making your own tools available when others need them. After all, for many projects, we don’t really need a drill, we just need a hole.

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Garden Brigade

The Garden Brigade began as a project of the Common Wealth Time Bank as a way to introduce people with property who want to grow gardens to people who like to grow gardens. Merging since with the Permaculture Guild of Sarasota, it has become an avenue for permaculture education and more edible landscapes throughout the …

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I Grow My Own Veggies

I Grow My Own Veggies originated with the rooftop gardens at the Flow Factory, ushering in the possibility for urban agriculture. Through a partnership with Sanctuary of Sarasota and the Garden Brigade/Permaculture Guild of Sarasota, we seek to equip the homeless community to help Sarasota and Manatee counties become a place of bountiful and edible …

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Reclamation Station

The Reclamation Station seeks to repair and refinish discarded furniture and household items in order to give them a chance at a new life and to provide a new avenue of creativity and financial development. Working with partners of the Sanctuary of Sarasota and the Common Wealth Time Bank, we aim to realize the value …

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