Social lending outfits allow you to loan money to actual humans, providing a leg up for people who really need one.
A new generation of homesteaders heads to the woods to learn about beekeeping, artisanal bread making, how to make an electric car -- you know, the basics.
Neal Gorenflo, founder and publisher of Shareable, chatted with Grist readers about the sharing economy. Check out a replay of the chat.
Amy Twigger Holroyd wants to slow fashion down and empower people to make their own long-lasting, sharable clothing.
Former Sierra Club President Adam Werbach says his new sharing platform, yerdle, will make snagging free stuff as easy as a trip to the store.
The sharing economy makes it easy for people to connect via technology to share cars, bikes, homes offices, tools, pets -- and now children.
Bikeshare programs have gained speed in recent years -- except where laws require riders to protect their heads. Can Seattle crack that nut?
In which our hero travels to South America with a little money and a lot of luck, and learns about the power of human generosity.
Turns out "ridesharing" isn't just for the techy-sharey set. In Washington and other cities, they've been doing it for decades -- no smartphone required.