Cottage Industry is not a new
concept. This was the way of life before the Industrial Revolution.
Most all business was Home Based, there were no factories as
we know them today. Work moved from the home to the industrial
complex displacing the role of the Master Craftsman in the community.
As part of the movement towards
simpler living many people are reaching back in time for the
quality of life, autonomy, and security that was the way of life
of our ancestors.
Shoemaking is an Ancient Art
& Craft by which many people have earned their livelihood
in all parts of the World. Today more than ever it is important
to keep those skills alive and to pass them on to future generations.
There is a new interest in small
scale living and the concept of being part of a Cottage Industry
is very appealing to many people.
ShoeSchool can provide the Education,
Training and Resources required to support the foundation of
a Cottage Industry, Home Based Business producing Hand Crafted