Boosting JP’s Local Business

With nationally reknowned activist, entrepreneur and local economy pioneer, Judy Wicks

Tuesday, June 4, 7pm
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
RSVP on Facebook or by email

Good Morning, Beautiful Business is a memoir about the evolution of an entrepreneur who would not only change her neighborhood, but would also change her world—helping communities far and wide create local living economies that value people, nature and place more than money. Wicks recounts her life as a girl coming of age in the sixties, living a year in an Eskimo village, cofounding the Free People’s store, her accidental entry into the restaurant business, the creation of the White Dog Cafe and her eventual role as a pioneer in the localization movement. Passionate, fun, and inspirational, Good Morning, Beautiful Business explores the way entrepreneurs, as well as consumers, can follow both mind and heart, cultivate lasting relationships with each other and the planet, and build a new compassionate economy that will bring us greater security, as well as happiness.

“Guided by her own powerful activist sensibility, Judy Wicks beautifully conveys the important influences that a restaurant, or any business, can have within a community—politically, economically, and socially.”

—Alice Waters, owner of Chez Panisse and author of The Art of Simple Food

“Judy Wicks set out to create a business that expressed her values, served her community, and fed her family. She ended up leading a national movement to build local economies that are inclusive and resilient, provide green job opportunities, and conduct business sustainably and responsibly. Good Morning, Beautiful Business is an inspiration—a living, breathing tale of the new American dream in action.”
—Van Jones, author of Rebuild the Dream

Also join us for…

Good Morning, Beautiful (JP) Businesses…

Breakfast with Judy Wicks

Wednesday, June 5, 8am
First Church JP, 6 Eliot St
RSVP Required for breakfast:

Leaders and friends of the local business community are cordially invited to a breakfast conversation with Judy Wicks. This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required to:

Co-sponsors include:
• JP Forum • JP New Economy Transition (JPNET) • JP Local First • Centre/South Main Streets • JP First Thursdays • Egleston Square Main Streets • JP Business and Professional Association  (BAPA) • City Feed and Supply • Centre Street Café

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