Tag Archives: collaborative consumption

OpenStreetMap in Toronto

Community Building (Quite Literally): Meet the Faces Behind OpenStreetMap at Mappy Hour

DREAM COME TRUE: I am starting 2013 at a new job where I get to reignite my geo-nerdery by indulging in mapmaking. I am in the midst of developing a series of interactive maps for various projects, assignments which required researching a number of online mapping applications and plug-ins. One of the main issues that […]

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Your Packed Social Calendar: Preserve Swap at The Handlebar (+Bonus Dance Party!)

This past Saturday night, I visited The Handlebar in Kensington Market for the first time to hear my friend Edmund Stay rock-opera-out as he reprised the songs from his musical The Wolf, which debuted in the spring. I missed the full show back in April so this concert was my first chance to hear the […]

Adventures with CSAs: Fresh City Farms

At the end of September, I finally signed up for my first personal Community Shared Agriculture program. I had considered joining a CSA in years past as it seemed like an ideal way to source food from local farmers, but the large upfront cost and time commitment required by many programs scared me off. I […]

New Information Pages To Admire!

Our first food swap event is just a week away! We have been working hard on this site, updating our information pages to give you insight into what we’re all about. Take a few minutes and brighten your day by reading one of our updated pages: About D&S, where you can read more about collaborative […]