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Tiny House Village Proves to be Perfect Vacation Getaway

January 6, 2015 - 08:09

Wanting to create a getaway from the hustle and bustle of Austin, Texas, four couples built a tiny house vacation village on the Llano river in the hill country outside of the city. They named the project the Llano Exit Strategy.

Categories: Economics

An Insider's Guide to Sharing City Detroit

January 6, 2015 - 07:30

Unbeknownst to most who have yet to venture through my beloved city, Detroit is a sharing city. We have been for centuries, and we will continue to be. We have a culture where it is commonplace to acknowledge each other when we pass; to share a smile, joke, or story while sitting in the laundromat or on the bus. And we share our wealth. Below are some of my favorite sharing spaces in the city. Please feel free to add any that you know of in the comments—I always look forward to discovering more sharing spaces.

Categories: Economics

Introducing the Sharing Cities Toolkit

January 5, 2015 - 15:34
Categories: Economics

Interviewed: Daan Roosegaarde Invents the Roads of Tomorrow

January 5, 2015 - 07:59

Have you ever driven down a dark road, in the middle of the night, looked to your right or left, and noticed how beautiful the road’s lines were? Me neither. Have you pedaled your bike down a path and then stopped in your tracks to take in the haunting magnificence of the path’s aesthetics? Again, neither have I.

Categories: Economics

Saving and Sharing the Elusive Black Chick Pea

January 5, 2015 - 06:51

The first recorded sighting of black chick peas was in 180 C.E. when Galen, the Greek physician and foodie philosopher, discovered them during his travels around the Mediterranean where he catalogued the eating habits of all the citizens within the Roman Empire.

Categories: Economics

Best US Cities for Independent Workers

January 5, 2015 - 06:45

Photo credit: Foter / CC BY-SA. Article cross-posted from Zen99. Written by Tristan Zier.

Categories: Economics

Cabby-owned Taxi Cooperatives on the Rise

January 5, 2015 - 06:26

Top image: Union Cab workers in Portland, Oregon. Photo credit: NW Labor Press.

Categories: Economics

4 Things You Didn't Know about Civic Crowdfunding

December 29, 2014 - 10:24

Article and image cross-posted from Opensource.com, written by Rodrigo Davies.

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Categories: Economics

Shareable’s Top 20 Stories of 2014

December 29, 2014 - 07:35

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Cuba is Using Cooperatives to Decentralize its Economy

December 29, 2014 - 07:01

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The Parable of the Long Spoons: Survival through Sharing

December 23, 2014 - 08:07

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Free the Seeds! 9 Ways to Power Up the Seed Movement

December 23, 2014 - 07:33

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Categories: Economics

5 Open Access Journals for Open Source Enthusiasts

December 22, 2014 - 09:28

Article and image cross-posted from Opensource.com, written by Joshua Allen Holm.

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Duluth City Council Unanimously Passes Seed Sharing Resolution

December 22, 2014 - 07:45

Photo by Dan Kraker/MPR News. 

Seed activists can put a mark in the win column. Recently, the city council in Duluth, Minnesota passed a resolution supporting seed saving and sharing in the city (see video below of the council meeting). They also requested changes in state seed law to allow seed sharing without cost or germination testing.

Categories: Economics

Owning is the New Sharing

December 21, 2014 - 08:57

Image from OpenSource.com's post, "Don't Build a Better Mousetrap. Change the Business Model."

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Categories: Economics

Interviewed: Ken Greene of Hudson Valley Seed Library

December 20, 2014 - 07:56

Greene with Vandana Shiva, renowned environmental activist. Credit: Hudson Valley Seed Library

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Interviewed: Footscray Maker Lab's Co-founder Jose Ramos

December 17, 2014 - 22:08

Top image: Footscray Maker Lab in Melbourne Australia. The Dream Factory!

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Spread the Hygge!

December 17, 2014 - 07:34

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Shareable's Top 21 New Books for the Holidays

December 16, 2014 - 07:40

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Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

December 16, 2014 - 07:33

Common physical spaces where people can meet in person and connect with the public are more important than ever in an increasingly disconnected digital age. As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the commons disappear, some groups are pooling their resources for shared space, shared resources, and creative collaboration.

Categories: Economics