A few days ago this morning the website Mic.com — a website with a higher proportion of “millennial” readers than Vice or Buzzfeed, we learn from Wikipedia — published a lovely video portrait of Arcata’s arts/music nonprofit Breakfast All Day Collective on its YouTube channel.

In the video, people associated with Breakfast All Day — which is based in a private house — talk about the origins of the project, its goals and the challenges and rewards of creating a performance space “outside bar culture.” 

“It’s important for young people to feel not just that they’re tolerated, but in fact they’re welcome,” says Breakfast All Day co-founder Alexandra Nordquist.

It’s a nice portrait of Humboldt people making things. They make meals for visiting performers, for instance. Watch: