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Paul commented on Collaborative Consumption: Food Edition

I really like this concept. As a college student I find all too often that I"m throwing out the last 3 eggs in my carton. Almost as common is that I"ll buy a pound of ground beef and have to eat tacos and cheeseburgers for the next 6 meals to finish it before it goes bad. Another dilemma is when I have plenty of sandwich meat but no loafs of bread. It would be awesome to swap some of my unwanted canned goods for half a bag of bread.

 A food sharing network would be great in the college setting where there is less awkwardness about sharing such things. I think having your pantry open to others is easier when you are a young student rather than an adult who is expected to follow social norms.

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Paul commented on Collaborative Consumption: Food Edition

I really like this concept. As a college student I find all too often that I"m throwing out the last 3 eggs in my carton. Almost as common is that I"ll buy a pound of ground beef and have to eat tacos and cheeseburgers for the next 6 meals to finish it before it goes bad. Another dilemma is when I have plenty of sandwich meat but no loafs of bread. It would be awesome to swap some of my unwanted canned goods for half a bag of bread.

 A food sharing network would be great in the college setting where there is less awkwardness about sharing such things. I think having your pantry open to others is easier when you are a young student rather than an adult who is expected to follow social norms.

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Paul commented on Convenient CSA Meal Subscriptions

I like supporting csa meal subscriptions, but i dislike the pre-cooked meal options. By offering a local delivered meal service, you may not be expanding your market. I'm wary that focusing on these types of luxury goods is putting local foods into a "premium goods"box that would prevent them from becoming an option for the average consumer.