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Rethinking Black Friday

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.

(Not) Your Run of the Mill Food Cart

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.

New Online Shop From a Western Nomad

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.

Edible City: The Food Revolution is in the West

Alert! Awesome new fast-paced documentary all about the food revolution in the SF Bay Area. Do you have an urban farming or food policy hero? Then I pretty much guarantee they’re in this 70-minute flick.