By Micki Krimmel at Farmhouse Conf 1

Micki Krimmel

Micki Krimmel (aka Mickipedia) is the founder of, a community where you can save money and resources by sharing stuff with your neighbors. Why buy when you can borrow?

Micki has been building online communities for almost a decade. She founded the interactive department at Participant Media, where she created the company's first online community and led the social media efforts for Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. She also ran the community department at and has provided product and social media consulting for numerous startups and media companies.

Micki blogs for WorldChanging, The Huffington Post, and She is also an all-star roller derby skater with the Los Angeles Derby Dolls.

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