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Resilient Ideas: Making Fruit Public Resilient Ideas: Making Fruit Public
by Susan DeFreitas
Art-infused activism to bring city fruit to the public.
Resilient Ideas: Processing Food Where the Food Is Resilient Ideas: Processing Food Where the Food Is
by Ari LeVaux
Helping farmers process their produce builds local food security.
Home-Grown Businesses: The Role of Grassroots Financing Home-Grown Businesses: The Role of Grassroots Financing
by Stacy Mitchell
How businesses are turning to their neighbors for funding.
6 Ways to Start Sharing 6 Ways to Start Sharing
by Stephanie Smith
What do you do when you want to start sharing resources, but your community’s not into it?
Fallen Fruit Fallen Fruit
Video: Sharing knowledge with the community, Fallen Fruit provides maps for locals to make use of public fruit trees.
L.A. Eco-Village L.A. Eco-Village
Video: Urban ecovillages work to strengthen communities and bring neighbors, art, and environmental action together.
Score and Swap, For Free! Score and Swap, For Free!
Wish there was a store where everything was free? New York's latest pop-up swap, Score!, has the answer.
A Different Kind of Ownership Society A Different Kind of Ownership Society
by Marjorie Kelly, Shanna Ratner
Innovative strategies for cooperative local ownership make it possible for prosperity to be shared as well as sustainable.
How to Share a Waffle How to Share a Waffle
by Abby Quillen
Bartering for your breakfast: One step closer to a local economy?
Taking Financial Reform into Our Own Hands Taking Financial Reform into Our Own Hands
by Stacy Mitchell
Why we can't let this financial reform bill be our only response to the economic crisis.
How to Share Time How to Share Time
by Mira Luna
When dollars are scarce, timebanks help neighbors swap skills, instead.
Bailouts Redefined: Interview with David Korten Bailouts Redefined: Interview with David Korten
by Sarah van Gelder
David Korten, author of Agenda for a New Economy and an attendee of the US Social Forum, on how a new economy can bail out both people and nature.
Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here
by Doudou Pierre with Beverly Bell
Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
Weaving A Great Turning: Transition Albany Takes It Step-by-Step Weaving A Great Turning: Transition Albany Takes It Step-by-Step
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
A follow-up on the efforts to transform a 1.7-square-mile California town into a self-sufficient and resilient community.
Lighting the Way to a New Economy Lighting the Way to a New Economy
by David Korten
All across the United States and Canada people are rebuilding their local economies to restore community and regain control of their economic lives. How do these local efforts add up to global economic transformation? I delivered this keynote address to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Charleston, NC on May 22, 2010 on the theme "Lighting the Way to a New Economy."
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