Neighborhood gardens turn empty city lots into food-growing commons.
Photo By John Koivuluouma
This Kansas City family connects with babysitters through listings at www.BabysittingCoOp.com.
Photo By Stephanie Swanson
Need a wardrobe upgrade? Organize a clothing swap to trade for new-to-you apparel.
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Tool-lending at the Toronto Tool Library eliminates the need to purchase expensive equipment for a single job.
Photo By Gene Homick
A payment kiosk makes renting a bicycle from New York City’s Alta bike-sharing program easy.
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BerkShares community currency of the Berkshire region of Massachusetts is printed at Excelsior Printing Company in North Adams, Mass.
Photo By Jason Houston