Shareable:6 Coliving Networks Reinventing Home

Jay OwenCommunity Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency


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6 Coliving Networks Reinventing Home

Ideas and intentions, projects and purpose all come together in a true coliving environment. Here are six networks to help you find your place in it.

Crowdfunding and Ownership in the Sharing Economy

Peering through the windows opened up by these two initiatives which aim to create and grow sustainable local food system gives a clear view of rather different trajectories of the burgeoning ‘sharing economy’.

How Oakland Wiki Empowers the Local Community

A member of (an open, community-built knowledge commons) the portal’s goal is to gather and make it easy to find all community resources available to the public.

Here are 14 platforms that help inform, organize, empower and mobilize citizens and communities.

Bike Sharing: Safer Than Your Own Bike

Recent studies report results showing Bike Sharing may be safer than you might think.  

Upcoming Events

Below are just a few upcoming events. Check out more on our Events Calendar. Have an event to announce? Post it here.

Growing Mushrooms in Your Home and Garden

August 27, 5:00 pm

the BEATnik 1638 Clio St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130


Kitchen Knife Sharpening

August 27, 7:00 pm
75th and 3rd ave NW (direct address to be released)


2014 Communities Conference

August 29 (All day) to September 1 (All day)

138 Twin Oaks Rd, Louisa, VA 23093

September 4, 7:00 pm

5604 Manor Road Austin, TX


European Employers’ Forum for Work-Life balance

September 8 (All day)

Säätytalo-The House of the Estates, Snellmaninkatu 9-11, Helsinki, Finland

September 10, 1:30 pm

Cloughjordan Ecovillage, County Tipperary, Ireland

4th Annual Seed Librarians Summit

September 10, 4:00 pm

Santa Rosa, CA. (Held in conjunction with the National Heirloom Expo)


Rethinking Economics NYC 2014 Conference

September 12 (All day)

The New School & Columbia University NYC, NY


Village Building Convergence

September 12, 8:00 am to September 21, 5:00 pm

Sebastopol, CA, USA

A 10 day event to build resilient communities within the town of Sebastopol through placemaking projects, networking and celebrations.

September 14, 2:00 pm

Providence Friends Meeting, 105 N Providence Rd, Media, PA


Free Money Day

September 15 (All day)

Worldwide (annual, global event)

2014 CC Korea International Conference

September 16, 10:00 am

Ferrum Hall @ Ferrum Tower 3F (Junggu Suhadong, Seoul)


Sharing Economy Throw-down Part Three

September 23, 11:00 am

90 Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN





There’s a new culture and economy emerging where sharing and contributing to the common good are the priorities. At Shareable, we believe this shift is needed to help us overcome the grave social and environmental crises we face today, and perhaps thrive as never before. We hope you’ll join the conversation on Shareable, by commenting on articles or submitting your own articles to [email protected].