Casserole Club helps people share extra portions of home-cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. Like a local, community-led takeaway, members serve up meals to their neighbours, getting more people cooking fresh food while strengthening local neighbourhood relationships with every bite.
11th Jul 2013 - NewStart
ISSUE 513, JULY/AUGUST 2013
*SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE SHARING ECONOMY*
How can sharing boost local economies, build community and improve the resilience of neighbourhoods? Here’s ten sharing projects that are creating change in local areas.
The sharing economy is entering the mainstream, with corporates like BMW getting on board. But how far can sharing cities boost local economies and communities, asks David Boyle?
Benita Matofska founded The People Who Share in 2011 to co-ordinate the global sharing movement and take it into the mainstream. Here she talks about how the simple act of sharing is having a huge impact on both local economies and global problems.