I have a lot of stuff. My closets, the basement, and even a storage unit across town contain the escalating accumulation of middle-class life. And yet, somehow, I’m always shopping for more stuff: garden supplies, sports equipment, holiday gifts. So when I was invited to join Yerdle, a sharing site that, fittingly, launches today (you know, Black Friday), I accepted.
If you had asked me to guess what the next iteration of food cart would be, I probably wouldn’t have said a moped with a custom tandoori oven serving Georgian & Chechnya street food made by the former Meadwood pastry chef, Boris Portnoy.
World, meet Half Hitch Goods, the new online marketplace selling vintage and modern home décor and accessories. The best part? San-Francisco based owner Carrie Caillouette travels around the country in her Vanagon Doka Transporter (think Volkswagen van in the front, pickup in the back) to meet vendors and source their goods.
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