US Seed Libraries Mobilize to Protect Their Right to Share

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions


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US Seed Libraries Mobilize to Protect Their Right to Share

Seed Librarians come together to meet the new regulatory threat to their vital service.

How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism’s Gentrifying Tendencies

Interview with Aaron Bartley, co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing(PUSH) in Buffalo, N.Y., which is successfully using community land trusts and land banks to create permanently affordable housing and promote local stewardship.

A Glossary of Collaborative Economy Slang

All the latest slang from “Air-Squatters” to “Slogging” with a dash of “Share Washing” for good measure!

Now adding $715 billion annually to the U.S. economy some claim that it represents a shift as important as the Industrial Revolution.

The Top 5 U.S. Public Transit Systems by the Numbers [Infographic]

From NYC to SF the numbers tell all…

Upcoming Events

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

Featured Event:

ShareFest Honolulu

September 20, 11:00 am

Sustainability Courtyard UHM Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Business Speed Dating & Networking

September 16, 7:00 pm

368 24th Street, Oakland, CA

D-Town Farm Harvest Festival

September 20 (All day) to September 21 (All day)

D-Town Farm inside Rouge Park 14027 Outer Drive (b/w Plymouth and W. Chicago)


Falling Into Autumn Swap

September 20, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

2401 E. 6th St. #1004 Austin, TX 7870

Sharing Economy Throw-down Part Three

September 23, 11:00 am

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


Eco Districts Summit: The District of Collaboration

September 24 (All day)

901 Massachusetts Avenue NW | Washington, D.C. | 20001


New Metrics ’14

September 24, 9:00 am to September 26, 5:00 pm

40 Edwin H Land Blvd Cambridge, MA 02142


3rd International Conference on Participatory Budgeting

September 25, 9:00 am to September 28, 5:00 pm

San Francisco Bay Area, California


Pacific Northwest Peoples Movement Assembly

September 26 (All day) to September 28 (All day)

First Unitarian Church, Sanctuary: 1211 SW Main St., Portland, Oregon 97205.


CYC3CYC: Cooperative Youth Council’s 3rd Annual Cooperative Youth Convergence

September 26 (All day) to September 28 (All day)

Minneapolis, MN


PBI National Conference West

September 27, 9:30 am

Santa Fe Comm. Convnt. Center


The Big Bronx Sancochazo

September 27, 12:00 pm

Bronx, New York


10 Steps to Starting A Workers Cooperative

September 30, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

NYC Business Solutions Upper Manhattan Center 361 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027






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].

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