Just to initiate conversation on this topic
In Berlin, meeting few friends reminded me about something we can improve in significant way in unMonastery and beyond!
One friend mention volunteering on farms networked through WWOOF, then another show cased Open Source web platform for CSA communities he works on. Also in Graz I had pleasant experience of finding out that people started another Foodsharing community and in Berlin during on of skipping / dumpster diving adventures, I stumbled upon people participating in Food Rescuing community .
We could leverage Food Analytic project to intent cast how much food we would appreciate help with securing. This way community for whose benefit we serve can support our quests… I happily experiment with please do feed elves and hackers and monkeys and artists and teachers and… campaign
I would also look at exploring we gifttip alternative to gittip with self hosted wishlist taking advantage of linked data. @Ben I plan to address this way current challange listed as 6) Lack of philanthropy and general inability on the part of many to raise funds! Please check out sidebar on some random project on goteo…