“Eating local” and using trusted supply chains has become an increasingly popular phenomenon than even a decade ago. While more people read the origin labels of the produce at grocery stores, many more are opting for farmers’ markets and “farm-to-table” meats and dairy products. Regardless, there tends to be a disconnect on what the purpose…

Imagine being able to travel sooner and more frequently than you’d planned by eliminating the cost of accommodation—all while conserving the planet. Enter: house sitting. There is now a global movement of people traveling the world, caring for other people’s pets, plants, and properties in exchange for free housing. Not only is this a win-win…