Fixity's one-stop shop in St. Paul: Fighting "disposable consumerism" one zipper at a time

"It used to be a common occurrence that you would fix things," says Katherine Hayes. "Joe down the street would fix your toaster, and Emma could mend your jeans." At Fixity, she's on a one-woman crusade against "disposable consumerism," combining the talents and sensibilities of her artist mother and scientist father in a "one-stop shop." 

  • Becca Schimpf: She reminds of those "repurposing" folks you mentioned. - by David Schimpf on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 10:45am

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Rene Meyer-Grimberg

Rene Meyer-Grimberg (rene [dot] me [dot] ge [at] gmail [dot] com) lives in St. Paul. She is a playwright, arts writer, teacher, and (mini)-filmmaker (see: arenefilm channel on youtube), among other things. Also see www.quodlibetica.com.