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Lemmon’s Placemakers Co-op is not a place, it’s people.

Blog, News & Events on February 26th. Comments Off on Lemmon’s Placemakers Co-op is not a place, it’s people.

It all started with Judy Larson’s overflowing kitchen. 

“We’d been getting together with friends to make things and
have some fun,” says Judy. “In November 2017 I had twenty adults, a bunch of
kids and three dogs crammed into my house making lavender bath bombs.  It was crazy! 
A few of us had heard about maker spaces and thought that would solve
our space problem.”

The group decided to investigate a few possibilities around
the Lemmon area.

“We looked at some spaces, but we didn’t want to spend all
our energy figuring out how to take care of overhead expenses. We decided not
to invest in a building, but just to work around it. Once we took the need for
dedicated physical space off the table, it opened up all kinds of creative
ideas,” says Judy, who now serves as the Placemakers Co-op president.

Judy explains that Placemakers Co-op embraces … Read More »


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