Entries by The Clear Creek Group

Meet Fly Fisherwoman, Tressa Allen

Tressa Allen is like every serious fly fisherman/woman we know: “I won’t tell you my favorite places,” she says. Where Tressa differs is, her favorite places are truly secret streams that few others know about. Tressa is a third-generation Jacksonite. She grew up fishing (and rowing) alongside her grandfather, Leonard “Boots” Allen, who was one of the valley’s first guides.

Growing Produce, and Meaningful Employment

One of only several dozen vertical farms in the country, Vertical Harvest opened on a vacant lot next to a parking garage in downtown Jackson in May 2016. As unique as the existence of Vertical Harvest is—none of the other vertical farms in the U.S. are in areas with such an extreme climate—more unique are its employees, and its employment model.

Family Travel – New Ideas for Modern Families

President & Founder of the Family Travel Association Rainer Jenss is a devoted advocate for family travel as an essential part of every child’s education. It was Rainer’s experience—both personally and watching friends—that parents look at travel with kids as more recreational than transformational.