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Ghent’s Quick Rise as a Sustainable, Commons-Based Sharing City – Shareable

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***Transforming Communities Series: The Sharing City***

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          Shareable is a great resource for information about communities that are moving to a sharing economy. Today’s post tells the story of Ghent, Belgium and offers some ideas that may be appropriate for your community.

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Source: Ghent’s Quick Rise as a Sustainable, Commons-Based Sharing City – Shareable

 

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The Creative Apothecary Applauds the Growth of the Sharing Economy!

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Sacramento Nonprofit Sol Collective Uplifts Communities Through Art and Activism – Shareable

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***Transforming Economies Series: Arts Collectives in California***

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           The contemporary approaches to developing a sharing economy take many forms and are important tools in community development. Today’s post introduces successful arts collectives in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area. It offers ideas and experiences that you may adapt to your own community. Thanks, as always, to Shareable!

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Source: Sacramento Nonprofit Sol Collective Uplifts Communities Through Art and Activism – Shareable

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Sharing Economy in Community Development!

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German Nonprofit Creates New Open-Source License for Seeds – Shareable

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***The Sharing Economy Series: Sharing Seeds Across the World***

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          The “sharing economy” and a focus on “the commons” are emerging in many different ways across the world. Today’s post from Shareable introduces a new open-source license for seeds coming out of Germany. Exploring the “sharing economy” in its many manifestations will be a real eye-opener for most of you!

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Source: German Nonprofit Creates New Open-Source License for Seeds – Shareable

 

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Sharing Economy Everywhere!

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How to Set Up a Community Co-op – Shareable

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***Transforming Communities Series: A Co-op Guide***

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          A group of you have a great idea–you want to start a Community Cooperative, perhaps a grocery store, a restaurant, or another kind of local business. You don’t need to learn how to from scratch! Check out this useful guide to setting up a community co-op by Stir to Action, a leader in rural co-ops in the UK, and shared by our friends at Shareable. You will be glad you did!

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Source: How to Set Up a Community Co-op – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Believes in Communities Growing Together!

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Explore Creative Commons’ Biggest Report Yet: State of the Commons 2016 – Shareable

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***Our Sharing World Series: Creative Commons Report***

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          One of the most important movements of the last five years has been the creation and diffusion of the Creative Commons. Through the Creative Commons the sharing and spread of information, knowledge, and ideas around the world has grown exponentially. Today’s post is the newest report on the growth and development of this amazing organization. The Creative Commons is one of my international Beacons of Hope and will be featured in the upcoming resource guide. Please explore the report in depth–it is well worth the time and effort for you to understand this phenomenon and free asset for all of us.

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Source: Explore Creative Commons’ Biggest Report Yet: State of the Commons 2016 – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Creative Commons!

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These 5 Lending Libraries Are Redefining the Meaning of Ownership – Shareable

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***Transforming the Economy Series: Libraries for a Sharing Economy***

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          Traditional libraries are finding new ways of serving public needs and new kinds of libraries are springing up as part of what we are calling the “sharing economy.” Today’s post from Shareable introduces five innovative lending libraries growing up in different communities. Featured images are from Story People by Brian Andreas. (You can see more of Brian’s work at http://www.storypeople.com)

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Source: These 5 Lending Libraries Are Redefining the Meaning of Ownership – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Sharing Economy Everywhere!

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A Shareable Explainer: What are the Commons? – Shareable

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***Understanding the New Sharing World: The Commons, The Commons Are Here!***

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          Do you know what the word  “Commons” means in the emerging sharing economy? Do you understand in any depth the nature of this transformation of the economy? Projects related to the “commons” and the “sharing economy” are popping up everywhere. This much-needed description of the “commons” as they are taking shape around the world is a MUST READ for all of us. Thanks the Shareable for putting it together! The featured images are from the ever-wonderful Buddha Doodles.

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Source: A Shareable Explainer: What are the Commons? – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Emerging Sharing Economy!

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What Quebec Can Teach Us About Creating a More Equitable Economy – Shareable

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***Transforming the Economy Series: The Sharing Economy in Quebec***

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            While the experts talk about the problems of our current economic systems, communities across the world are creating opportunities for developing sustainable and more equitable economies. I think this is another strong argument for my contention that the solutions are going to come from local efforts multiplied many times over. Today’s post from Shareable is a great introduction to what is happening in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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Source: What Quebec Can Teach Us About Creating a More Equitable Economy – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Local Innovations in a Sharing Economy!

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Why AnyShare is the First ‘Complete’ Cooperative in the US – Shareable

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***Shaping A New Economy Series: The Cooperative Movement***

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          Transforming economies to become sustainable and inclusive requires  innovation in the ways we live, work, and interact. The cooperative movement in all its guises is essential to the process. Today’s post from Shareable takes an in-depth look at AnyShare‘s development. The interview has links to three case studies in developing cooperatives. You may find some useful ideas for your own community.

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Source: Why AnyShare is the First ‘Complete’ Cooperative in the US – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of Cooperation!

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