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A Decentralized, Democratic Movement that is Transforming Japan's Food System“Seikatsu" means “living people.” The significance of this for members of Japan's Seikatsu Consumer Co-operative is a down...
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It’s that time of year for outdoor pursuits and gardening – in spite of our cooler weather! Transition Towns are playing an active part in strengthening local food awareness, access and self-reliance...
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An excellent publication of the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA), Working Together for Local Food explains how Canadians are currently using the co-operative model to meet the challenges of...
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There’s nothing like some “right-on-time” learning first thing in the morning. The Locavore News is a on-line digest of stories, announcements, and website postings about interesting and unique...
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A project of Food Secure Canada, Bits & Bytes gathers and disseminates innovative and effective practices in community food security. Its growing database provides credible, practical, accessible...
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Over half of Earthlings now live in cities. The Urban Farmer website offers resources to enable city-dwellers to engage in organic gardening, edible landscaping, and permaculture in order that our...
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The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) documents the underlying causes of America's rural crisis and proposes policies to benefit farmers, consumers, rural communities, and the...
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This report by the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal outlines the elements of strategy for strengthening the resilience of the local food system and the food security of Yukoners. To confront the...
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Slow Money is an organization, a movement, and an investment strategy that aims to bring money “back down to earth” by fostering small-scale but long-term investment in local food, farms, and...
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Local food is a strategy that appeals to nonprofits, charities, co-operatives, and other social economy organizations. It addresses the challenges of Peak Oil and climate change. It creates locally-...