Imagine living in a neighborhood where you
can learn from your neighbors, grow your own food, participate in your
child's education, and invest back to your community's well-being
through your daily transactions. If you're reading this article, you're
probably interested in or already involved in a community garden,
daycare cooperative, trade school, tool library, or other hyperlocal
initiative. These projects, which can be found all around the world,
allow communities to build their collective agency in solving everyday
needs and create a local sharing culture, thus providing an alternative
for more sustainable and socially just communities.
While the field of "urban commons" has been around for a
while, there's limited research that investigates the relationship
between initiatives like those listed above and physical space......
Read more about the article at: Creating the everyday commons: The need to consider space in sharing initiatives