Author: Annemarie Müller

Keep beer, coffee and conversations flowing

Situated somewhere between the concepts of social entrepreneurship, traditional charity and close to the Hermitage Amsterdam, GIST (Dutch for yeast) is a rustic hidden food, drinks and community space in Nieuwe Herengracht that manages to stay afloat.
Julia Ijmker, core team member, volunteer coordinator and “person who pays the bills on time”, talks about volunteer-run spaces and how they differ from for-profit enterprises.

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