Posted on April 16, 2015
Forget man caves. A University of B.C. researcher wants to see more men gathering in sheds in Vancouver.
Based on a model from Australia, “men’s sheds” is a community program that sees men gather in a workshop or clubhouse to take part in woodworking, gardening, bike repair or other hobbies while in the company of other men.
Unlike so-called “man caves,” sheds encourage social interaction, which brings a host of health benefits, said UBC nursing professor John Oliffe