22 Steps to Start a Farmers’ Market

A SMALL TOWNS, BIG SOLUTIONS GUIDE  22 STEPS TO START A FARMERS’ MARKET  INTRODUCTION      There is absolutely no denying the crucial role that food plays. We need it to survive and the better the quality the healthier and happier our lives. This is why when towns are looking to revitalize their main street local foods can […]

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Amazing Public Spaces in Burlington, VT

Here at Small Towns, Big Solutions we want to share and champion excellent examples of placemaking found throughout the world. Placemaking is the simple principle that our cities and built environments should be designed for people and not automobiles. Placemaking also espouses the idea that people organically define the identity of a place, that identity doesn’t […]

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Our first blog post!

placemaking matters, downtown revitalization

It’s so exciting to finally be here launching our site and our blog. For many years now I’ve been working in my small little rural Kentucky town putting many placemaking principles to the test. Through the years we believe we’ve stumbled onto many solutions that can work in any context. Here on the site and […]

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