Economy Section :: Page 15

  • Event to teach benefits of diversity

    Jalyn and Steve Roe are holding an Inclusion Round Table Forum on Raising Cultural Intelligence on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glen Helen Building. The event is sponsored by the couple’s management consulting business, the Jael Group. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Jalyn and Steve Roes, the principals of the Jael Group, help business leaders discover how to take full advantage of a diverse work force.

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • HEAP winter crisis assistance begins

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    With frigid weather approaching, qualifying Yellow Springers can again seek assistance with heating costs during the winter season through Ohio’s Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP.

  • Geis replaces Omlor as leader of YSI

    Change in leadership is afoot at YSI.

  • Goat mowing at Antioch

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    To clear weeds at the Antioch College farm, the college has turned to four-legged help.

  • Silver business forks into two

    Connie and José Soto opened their second handmade silver jewelry shop in the village last weekend in the space where Hasser’s Barber Shop used to operate. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Connie and José Soto chose last weekend’s Street Fair to unveil their new handmade metal jewelry and art store, Twisted Tines.

  • In coffee, it’s goats, not bears

    Brother Bear’s Coffeehouse regular Michael Herington, left, purchased the coffee shop from Patrick and Mindy Harney last month. The new Dancing Goats Cafe will still serve Brother Bear’s coffee in a more comfortable, classy space. Herington is shown here with barista Shawn Butts. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to the legend, coffee was discovered when an Ethiopian goat herder noticed his goats jumped and danced around when they ate the ripe red berries of a certain bush.

  • Home, Inc. Davis Street project breaks ground

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    Home, Inc. broke ground yesterday on one of two new lots it’s developing at the end of West Davis Street.

  • Living tiny, in line with values

    Ellen Dawson-Witt prepared tea in front of her 192-square foot off-the-grid cabin, in which she lived for one-and-a-half years. Dawson-Witt leads a seven-week course on “Choices for Sustainable Living” starting Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Ellen Dawson-Witt wanted to live a more sustainable life, she didn’t take half-measures. She moved to a farm, went off the grid, and downsized to a house the size of a shed.

  • YS home appraisals remain steady

    Property values in Yellow Springs stayed steady despite a more than five percent county-wide drop over the last two years, according to a recent Greene County appraisal.