Category Archives: Local food

A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency

Providing high-quality food for your family year-round takes foresight and planning, plus healthy doses of commitment and follow-through. Whether you grow as much of your food as you can or you source it from local producers, the guidelines here will … Continue reading

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The Farmery for Local Food

The Farmery is an integrated retailing and growing system for locally grown food that raises the value of the produce through a stimulating retail experience and reduces the costs of the produce by consolidating the entire food distribution system. The … Continue reading

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Local Economies for a Global Future

This article is about a simple, singular idea, yet the significance of the idea to modern society is profound and far-reaching. Here it is: In the near future anything heavy will become intensely local while at the same time the … Continue reading

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A Main Street Fix for Wall Street’s Failure

Locally Owned Businesses as the Real Engines of Job Creation. We propose a seven-part program to advance this power shift: Redefine our economic priorities by replacing financial indicators with real-wealth indicators as the basis for evaluating economic performance. Restructure the … Continue reading

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Bucky Box – simple to use software to run your CSA or vegetable box scheme

Bucky Box™ is a social enterprise that’s building the software behind a better food system. Better for our people and better for our planet. At our heart we’re working towards earth-friendly farming, healthier food, and closer communities. Improve the food … Continue reading

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Urban Edibles

Urban Edibles is dedicated to helping urban dwellers with full lives to successfully cover their balconies, windowsills or rooftops with edible crops. We are aware that many potential urban farmers quite simply can’t find the time to inform themselves on … Continue reading

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Community Permaculture Gardens

We can change the way that we produce what humans need to thrive.  We can create systems of production that heal nature and produce abundance – ending poverty. And it all begins with each of us building new relationships with … Continue reading

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EcoRedes catalanas: Modelos de economía libre, regional y ciudadana

Leer Las EcoRedes de Cataluña son un nuevo modelo de economía social y regional. Se trata de sistemas monetarios basados en la solidaridad, la cooperación y la soberanía económica regional, construidos por ciudadanos que crean una moneda alternativa. Se trata … Continue reading

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Podemos vivir sin capitalismo

Parte 2 – Parte 3 – Parte 4 – Parte 5 – Parte 6

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Buying Local Halfway across the Globe

Read It’s time to change the way America gives aid. The international women’s rights organization MADRE is calling on the United States government to stop flooding African nations with its agricultural surplus and to start buying crops from local African … Continue reading

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