TAKE A LOOK at your neighbourhood. It’s probably full of people with various skills. In fact, it’s likely to be diverse enough to be a self-

sustainable community. The problem is, you may not know enough of your neighbours to find out.

Well, that’s all about to change. A new project has just been launched called The Freeconomy Community, which is an online tool for what is essentially an offline idea. Through it, people sign up as members and choose the skills they possess from a list of nearly 600. This allows them to offer their services to fellow ‘freeconomists’ within a ten-mile radius. ...


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