What were once abandoned lots now provide a community with accessible healthy foods. Whether to serve at dinner or sell at the local market, individuals and entrepreneurs are repurposing neglected urban spaces for growing food.
Community celebrations break down silos between agencies, build bridges between community members and agencies, and create collaboration among community stakeholders by bringing people together around food, culture and education.
StreetScooter is launching an e-car with the name 'Concept Zeitgeist'to cater for the 90% of our car journeys. At the same time StreetScooteris aiming to define a new vehicle category: the Short Distance Vehicle (SDV).
Community cafes operate across the U.S. to "feed each and every person who walks through our doors with dignity regardless of their means" There are no prices, people are asked to pay what they can or volunteer for an hour in exchange for a meal.
App for smartphones that is intended to link volunteers with different organisations that wish minor tasks performed. A matchmaking App, to make world work together more smoothly: www.openplanetideas.com
Sharing is not only good for the environment as it reduces consumption on an island with limited space, but it also creates a sense of service to others, culture of generosity and connects people from all walks of the community to help each other.