Yestermorrow Blog

Lindley Brainard: WWC Alum and Instructor

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager

For years, Lindley Brainard had dreamed of becoming a furniture maker, but struggled to find a way into the field. One day in 2010 she realized that she had flagged five different emails from Yestermorrow, advertising its first-ever Woodworking Certificate 12-week intensive course, to be read later.

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Support Yestermorrow on Giving Tuesday!

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager

Enjoy your turkey on Thanksgiving, buy yourself a gift on Cyber Monday and don't forget to share the love with others on Giving Tuesday, November 28th! As people around the world support important causes on Giving Tuesday, consider donating to Yestermorrow and help give prospective students an opportunity to contribute to the design/build revolution for healthy, climate resilient places. All proceeds from Giving Tuesday will expand our scholarship fund!

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Aitan Mizrahi: NBC & CSBD Alumni

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager

In the summer of 2012, Aitan Mizrahi joined us on the Yestermorrow campus for 9 “spectacular” weeks in the Natural Building Certificate immediately followed by “core” of the Certificate in Sustainable Building and Design. His courses at Yestermorrow were formative to his career and he continues to carry these experiences with him.

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Miriam Gee and Steve Badanes: Community Design/Build Pioneers

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager
In 2010, Steve Badanes - a Yestermorrow Instructor and Architecture Professor at the University of Washington (UW) -  received an interesting phone call while in his woodshop on Whidbey Island, Washington. It was from Miriam Gee, a young architect living in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Inspired by the documentary “Citizen Architect,” a film...

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