Must of the information below comes from the wonderful Makerspace Database that was created by Redwood Coast Rural Action. The entire database is called North Coast Regional Manufacturers’ Network & Directory and is a wonderful list of just about everyone who makes a physical end product in Humboldt County.
A great place to learn videography, podcasting, and rent A/V equipment for cheap. Also a conduit for putting locally made content on the many TV stations they control. Learn the basics of television production and become eligible to reserve time in our fully-equipped TV studio by completing their 4-hour workshop. $40 for members.
Access Humboldt is a non-profit community media organization serving the residents of Humboldt County since 2006.
The Toma Resilience Campus (“toma” means “sun” in the Wiyot Language) creates dedicated space for activities to build resilience capacity across the lifeline sectors (energy, water, food, communication/IT, and transportation).
Toma areas of focus include disaster preparedness, truly clean energy, “smart” technologies, light manufacturing, and sustainable food production. Find out more at the Blue Lake Rancheria.
Learn ham radio, take the FCC test proctored by local VEC's, and use the local repeaters to communicate throughout Humboldt County.
Open meetings first Tuesday of each month at 7pm at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium
2nd Tuesday Workshop at 7pm at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium. Includes topics that hams would be interested in learning.
HARC Net Wednesdays @ 19:00 On Repeater: 145.470 MHz Offset: -600 KHz | PL: 103.5
Here is a short list of maker resources
If you have a location or resource that isn’t found on this page, please contact us so I can update this list!
While there has never been a ‘full fledged makerspace’ in Humboldt County, there have been many places that had a similar ethos. Here is a small memorial for those places that no longer exist in physical buildings, but only in our hearts and memories.