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How to Start a Neighborhood Fruit Harvest
October 13, 2012 – 9:23 pm | Comments Off
How to Start a Neighborhood Fruit Harvest

Anyone with a mature fruit tree is familiar with the annual quandaries: How do you get all that fruit out of the tree and what do you do with 500 plums? If you’ve ever tried …

How to Share a Vegetable Garden
October 13, 2012 – 4:42 pm | Comments Off
How to Share a Vegetable Garden

 

Question: “I would like to start a vegetable garden, but I live in an apartment and don’t have yard space. My neighbor a few blocks down has a huge front yard and she offered to let me …

A Big List of Sharing Ideas from Green Fest
November 23, 2009 – 6:17 pm | Comments Off
A Big List of Sharing Ideas from Green Fest

Here’s yet another list of sharing ideas! We collected these ideas on post-it notes from visitors to our booth at the San Francisco Green Festival. We asked people to tell us their ideas for …

Tip: Sharing Food and Making Friends
November 12, 2009 – 11:28 pm | Comments Off
Tip: Sharing Food and Making Friends

Here’s a great idea for sharing food in community with others: get a bunch of people, many of whom are strangers to one another, together in a kitchen and give them cooking assignments in small …

Grocery Shopping in the Age of Sharing
November 4, 2009 – 6:39 pm | 2 Comments
Grocery Shopping in the Age of Sharing

EcoSalon posted a nice piece today: “Sharing: It’s not just nice, it’s necessary.”  I love the “rundown of the 15 coolest sharing concepts.”

Coincidentally, I know the journalist who wrote the piece, Vanessa Barrington, because we …

Plant Sharing – Good For Us, Good For Our Plants
October 1, 2009 – 7:36 pm | One Comment
Plant Sharing – Good For Us, Good For Our Plants

Every year, my mom, an avid gardener, puts out the word to her friends and colleagues that she is having a massive plant give-away. Her garden seems to get more vibrant every year, but I …

Sharing Food and Making Friends
September 17, 2009 – 7:17 pm | Comments Off

Here’s a great idea for sharing food in community with others: get a bunch of people, many of whom are strangers to one another, together in a kitchen and give them cooking assignments in small …

Why Are Chickens Leading the Sharing Revolution?
June 30, 2009 – 12:33 pm | One Comment

Now that The Sharing Solution is officially released, Emily and I have spent much of the past few weeks talking – on the radio and in bookstores – to people about sharing. I love it when people …

Sharing in Every Realm of Life
April 13, 2009 – 10:14 pm | Comments Off

There are ways to incorporate sharing into almost every realm of life. Here’s a sampling of ways to share:
CAR:
Find a friend or a neighbor who would like to share a car and make a …