Keeping up with the times

You would not think a dock plate would elicit such gushing enthusiasm from the Chicks. In fact, you may not even know what a dock plate is. So let me take you back in time for just a second. Neither Betsy or I have degrees in warehouse management. We have had to learn as we…

Up-Cycle Nashville

The pallet project now has a name: Up-Cycle Nashville. And we have prototypes! Kim has been hard at work at the Community Resource Center World Headquarters in her well-appointed workshop (folding table holding her tools) and in the outdoor construction area (concrete slab near the back door) creating the first of what we hope will…

Pallets, people

Don’t you hate it when it’s right there in front of your face and you miss it? It seems like forever that we’ve been trying to figure out a social enterprise model that fits with CRC. Social enterprise = a profitable revenue stream. Moolah. But, as I can tell you from the 134 classes on…

Not allowed

We have very nice warehouse space for an industrial area. Quiet street, except for the cement plant across the way that sounds a siren every time the conveyer belts rev up to pour cement. Fine dining establishments such as McDonald’s, Wendy’s and the Sonic just up the road. Heck, we even have a lovely view…