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How to Win Best Valentine 2020

Thursday February 6th • by Amy Pennington

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and Fresh Chalk is here to help. Check out our very-Seattle guide to 25+ unique Valentine's Day gifts and experiences, and mix things up for once this year!

Meet the Pro: Kristen Cole of Madres Kitchen

Tuesday January 28th • by Liz Pearce

Meet Kristen Cole of Madres Kitchen. Madres Kitchen is a women-owned, full-service caterer who specializes in creating local and seasonal event menus with the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.

We're Launching Karmafest on Dec 2nd

Tuesday November 26th • by Liz Pearce

Introducing Karmafest! Fresh Chalk wants to thank YOU for everything you have done this year. We've come up with a fun way to put your karma points to good use and win awesome prizes!

Fresh Funding

Monday November 25th • by Liz Pearce

Check out Fresh Chalk's recent funding news and learn about Karmafest, coming to Fresh Chalk in December!

Meet the Pro: Erika Ramberg of Substantial

Tuesday November 12th • by Meredith Fife

Fresh Chalk talks to Erika Ramberg about her journey to becoming a yoga teacher and how she came to make a career leap into the tech world.

Doulas Making a Difference

Thursday October 17th • by Tom Laramee

Fresh Chalk chats with a group of doulas who are committed to helping expecting mothers in local underserved communities navigate our complicated healthcare system and have a great birth experience.

150k Small Business Website Teardown Part Three: WordPress

Wednesday October 9th • by Adam Doppelt

This chapter focuses on 70,000 SMB websites that run WordPress, which represents about 45% of the total dataset from prior chapters. Take a close look at how WP performs on a variety of hosting providers, if Cloudflare improves performance, and how plugins/themes impact speed and Google search.

The Seattle Guide to Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Thursday October 3rd • by Meredith Fife

Looking for ways you can have a positive impact on the environment? Check out Fresh Chalk’s comprehensive Seattle guide to reducing your carbon footprint, featuring 30+ climate-friendly businesses, service providers, and products that you can invest in.

Meet the Pro: Kristy Royce of Sun Path Electric

Tuesday October 1st • by Meredith Fife

Recently Fresh Chalk connected with Kristy Royce, Cofounder and President of Sun Path Electric. Kristy chatted with us about her journey from leading a travel company to starting a business that fights climate change.

It's Time To Winterize

Friday September 27th • by Meredith Fife

Here in the PNW, fall can change quickly to winter, so preparation is key. We've got 10 winterization recommendations that can save you from costly aggravations down the road.