From their website:
Salish Sea Trading Cooperative, a Ballard non-profit, relies on wind and tide to transport locally produced goods around Puget Sound by sailboat. Our goals are to conserve precious energy resources, lower our carbon footprint, and re-introduce the idea of sail as everyday transport while building resiliency into our local foodshed. And have fun along the way.Amazing, right?
I've just missed their Boat Design Brainstorming session on Saturday where they were hashing out a design for their second sailboat. I would have loved to have been a fly on that wall!
On the subject of the Salish Sea, check out this woodchart made of birch:
I discovered it here, at Metsker Maps of Seattle. I don't consider myself much of an art person (I'm working on it) but I could find a place on my wall for this.