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Rich Patterson

Owner, Patterson Brands in New Westminster

Home Exchanges: Birth of the Sharing Economy

PRESENTED ON JUN 03, 2017
IN NEW WESTMINSTER @ VOL 15

What if you could travel for free or significantly reduced cost and deepen your connections with your destination, yourself, and your family?  With his presentation, Rich Patterson explains how home exchanging allows this.

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Going Home

BY YVONNE LARKINS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

Yvone Larkins. Going home to a place I've never been before is a talk about self discovry and a journey taken, insearch of family heritage, family values and personal growth.

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A Home Anyone Can Afford

BY JAVIER AYORA
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 07, 2015

Javier Ayora provides a refreshing outlook on housing procurement possibilties. He presents a model of adaptabilty and growth throughout the lifetime of the home owner that defies many standard development models.

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Family Traveling

BY TESYA SOPHIANTI
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 04, 2015

Tesya & Rene share tips on how to prepare a fun and memorable family trip.

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Place of Birth 'Home'

BY LUKE MA
@ VOL 10 ON MAY 12, 2016

In Place of Birth 'Home' Luke Ma tells us his life tale, and his one is not straightforward. Born at 'sea' (it's true check his passport!) Luke has seen things some of us can only every imagine; but his life experiences have taught him things that some of us will never know, and he has used all of his knowledge and put it to good use as he strives to explore ways to utilise advancements in technology and direct them towards improving our way of life.

From his life of adversity to his of goal of inspiring positive change around the world, watch Place of Birth 'Home' and I am sure Luke Ma will inspire you!

 

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Systems for Sharing

BY SEAN ROY PARKER
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 09, 2016

Sean Roy Parker touches on a very contemporary issue of an alternative economy. With businesses like eBay, Airbnb and Gumtree already onboard with the 'sharing economy' how can individuals collaboratively work together on a smaller platform to create a sustainable future?

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The Home Team

BY ANDREA PETERSON
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 21, 2016

Andrea Peterson, artist, educator and home schooling mom, takes her inspiration and material for this PechaKucha from the family farm in LaPorte, IN where she and her husband John Hook and their two sons grow food, make art and live a sustainable life, mostly off the grid.

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Go Get Gorbals

BY SARAH DIVER LANG
@ VOL 31 ON APR 20, 2017

Sharing spaces, skills and things can help make life, work and leisure more affordable and effective. Go Get Gorbals is a new website to find things that you need and advertise things that you have. It will be released in June 2017. 

Need something for your project, home, event or work? 

Have a skill or thing which you can offer your local community?

Need or Have a space you can share?

Sarah Diver Lang of Icecream architecture is working with New Gorbals Housing Association and the Gorbals community to develop online and face-to-face support which helps local organisations, individuals and groups give, share or request skills, spaces and resources among one another for free or in return for something else.

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Finding Home

BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28 ON FEB 23, 2017

Nick Girard tells us a story about getting away to get back.

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Where Does a Home Come From?

BY DAN BECK
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 25, 2017

Biologist Dan Beck explores the question “Where does a home come from?” by sharing his community and family adventure in building a straw bale shop and home here in the Kittitas Valley.