Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Somewhere Over The Rainbow— Our Philosophy
With the first six months under our belts as one of the newer businesses in Fort Davis, Texas, we are still in the process of getting our bearings. What a summer it has been. With a monsoon season that far exceeded any in a number of years, we got to enjoy months of greenery and blooms whose beauty took our breath away.
Like the weather, our first months of operation have been unpredictable and surprising. We are thinking on our feet though, meeting the challenges as they come, and looking forward to the Holidays still to come.
We have talked some about our commitment to the environment, to the need to change the way we, as humans, conduct our lives. But we recognize that this wont occur overnight, and we are exploring new and different ways to interact as merchants and community members within this framework.
We are committed to doing things better than in the past. However, we are not holding ourselves to standards and criteria we can’t live up to and still make a living. What we are interested in, is offering products that might not ordinarily be readily available here, items that are sustainable or reusable, organic as often as possible, and enhance life to some degree. We are committed to sourcing a number of our goods from within Texas, and most of them from other small, independent businesses. We support those with socially responsible goals, those that give back to their communities or the larger world. Much that we offer is made in small batches or handmade. Much else is lovingly sourced and curated by people, who like us, want to do things a bit differently.
Over the next few months, as we learn and grow, we will share what we know and think, and try to find a road that sticks ever closer to the Vision we have for this area, and for the Earth. We hope you’ll come along.
"Creating a viable future for humanity on an overpopulated planet in crisis requires all of us to collaborate, across generations, ideologies and nations. We all will need to join the re-generation!"
Designing Regenerative Cultures
by Daniel Christian Wahl