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Crafting for Connection

Shorefast programming provides people with a place to connect with their neighbours and learn more about the culture and nature of Fogo Island. 

Art & Climate Change 

Fogo Island Arts’ partnership with the National Gallery of Canada, the World Weather Network, and contemporary artist Liam Gillick, is shaping a global conversation around art, climate, and the importance of place.  

Cultural Innovation: A Community Talk with Architect Todd Saunders

Design and architecture can be used to stimulate innovation and give centuries-old knowledge, traditions, and culture an economic foundation.

Understanding our Geographic Context: The Importance of the Labrador Current 

As an organization grounded in a place-based approach to economic development, we always start with what is in front of us.   

Community Science on Fogo Island

Engaging community members in ocean research means they bring their historical, cultural, industrial, and lived experience to each project.

Chatting with Community Host Rosemarie Burke

Food for Thought: Reinforcing our local economy through an appreciation of our foodways

Know your neighbours, know yourself,” a conversation between Zita Cobb & Michael Bungay Stanier.

Zita’s Story

Zita Cobb was born on Fogo Island in 1958, part of the eighth generation in her family to call the island home. Forced to leave the island after the collapse of the inshore cod fishery, she and her family ended up in Ontario, Canada where she studied business in Ottawa.

Cauliflower Thinking

Fogo Island is a small floret with big stories. Here, we share these stories to present varying views on life, work, and art on this Island in the North Atlantic.

Zita Cobb joins thought leaders to discuss paradigm shifts in how we think about capital and the economy 

Exploring Seaweed Cultivation on Fogo Island

Fogo Island’s Annual Scholarship Program

Liam Gillick unveils a Weather Station on Fogo Island

In the Punt with PJ Decker

The Floret—Ernst Hupel

The Floret—Mackenzie Hewitt

The Floret—Jonathan Gushue

A Living, Breathing Ode to the Mighty Punt: The New Punt Premises Opens 



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The World Has Changed. So has ’52 Places.’

Canada Files | Zita Cobb

On the 10th Anniversary of the Fogo Island Inn, Zita Cobb Is Still Building Community

The 2021 AFAR Travel Vanguard

Artist Liam Gillick’s “A Variability Quantifier (The Fogo Island Red Weather Station)” For Fogo Island Arts

In Remote Newfoundland, the Fogo Island Inn Is Reinventing Socially Conscious Travel

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