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Gift Economy. Just cause I can't say it enough

Even though I haven’t updated my website to say it, I’m officially putting my whole weight into making all my offerings within the Gift Economy on an ongoing basis. 319 more words

Designing the Urban Commons Entry: I NEED/ I HAVE

Some colleagues and I recently entered a design competition called ‘Designing the Urban Commons’ arranged by Theatrum Mundi. The competion is looking for architectural, urban, performative or organisational interventions that enable people to enact common rights to use a space, asset or resource productively and collaboratively. 197 more words

“How beautiful can life be? We hardly dare imagine it.” – Charles Eisenstein.

How can we share our gifts in today’s money economy and still make a living?

A gift economy, gift culture or gift exchange is a mode of exchange where valuables are not sold, but rather given without an explicit agreement for immediate or future rewards.  328 more words

Reconnection With Nature

Gwangju Freecycle - Reducing Waste through Gifting

An article I wrote about a project I initiated was recently published in the Gwangju News. You can read it there (and read other interesting articles while you’re at it!). 925 more words

Korea

May Baskets

I gave out May baskets today—the first time since I was a kid. It was absolutely exhilarating. I can’t believe I waited so long to resurrect this lovely childhood tradition. 720 more words

Culture

Nettle Foraging, Food Surplus Cafe & Exciting Part-Time JOBS!

Hello All!

Hope you’re enjoying a spectacularly sunny day. Spring is well and truly sprung and blossom coats the trees and pavements beneath – if you’ve got blossoming fruit trees, or spy them whilst out & about we’d love you to… 325 more words

Volunteer

What Is A Gift Economy and How Can It Reduce Waste?

Today is your lucky day! Today you’re getting an economics lesson.

Most of us remember (hopefully) what the different kinds of economic systems are from high school economics classes: traditional, market, command and mixed. 803 more words

Activism