Shorefast Foundation

of Place



Making it possible for local communities to thrive in
the global economy.

Zita Cobb on Fogo Island

We exist in relationship to the whole: the whole planet, the whole of humanity, the whole of existence. It is our job to find ways to belong to the whole while upholding the specificity of people & place. 
Zita Cobb

Cauliflower Thinking

If the world is a cauliflower, each community is a floret of that cauliflower; some are bigger, some are smaller. Our communities are collectively held together by the stem, which is representative of global systems including our economic and social institutions.

Click here to learn more about The Floret and “cauliflower thinking”.

in community