10 people who switched careers to do something sustainable
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 6:30 PM
As the economy limps along, urban professionals are increasingly getting back to basics. The recession has led to a whole lot of rethinking — of goals and even careers. Rather than wait for the ideal job (or any job) to come along, people are creating opportunities for themselves and even bringing others along with them. They’re following what they once thought of as Plan B — or even Plan C — and often acting on the impulse to give back to the planet without leaving home. Let me introduce you to some multi-tasking DIY types, veggie tenders, chicken whisperers and chip purveyors who are quietly transforming their lives and the economy.