Category: <span>Local economy</span>
We resist further destruction of our communities and the natural world by mitigating the negative consequences of economic globalization. Actions of resistance include increasing “economic literacy” through public raising awareness, critical trade analysis and key protests.
Local Futures works to renew ecological, social, and spiritual well-being by promoting a systemic shift towards economic localization. A pioneer of the new economy movement, Local Futures has been raising awareness for four decades about the need to shift direction – away from dependence on global monopolies, and towards decentralized, […]
NEW DAWN TRADERS is an experimental business. We trade in wild ideas and delicacies, working with sailing cargo vessels to import fine produce from across the Atlantic Ocean and along European coastlines. We will soon launch the latest editions of New Dawn Rum, brought from the Caribbean aboard Fairtransport’s brigantine, […]
Become one of the first movers in a new, collaborative economy. Would you like to trade with trusted business partners in a world where credit is readily available, interest-free and benefits your business more than the banks? Now you can – by joining a new trading platform and becoming a […]
This is a site for people who don’t want to give their custom to the corporate sector any more. It can be very difficult and time-consuming to discover non-corporate sources, and then to work out how to switch – not to mention whether you can trust the organisations and businesses […]
Are you really fed up with the way the world operates and are wondering how on earth you can take action to make a difference? From our plastic food, to adulterated water and toxic air and disappearing countryside, you may well be feeling a bit defeated by now. And I […]
An Integral Cooperative is a tool to create a grassroots counterpower departing from self-management, self-organization and direct democracy, and one that would help overcome the actual state of dependency on the structures of the system, towards a scenario of liberty full awareness, free of authority, and in which everyone could flourish under equal conditions and opportunities. It is a constructive proposal for disobedience and widespread self-managment to rebuild our society in a bottom-up maner (in every field and in an integral way) and recover the affective human relationships of proximity based on trust.
The Incredible Edible Network was set up in 2012 in response to the huge popularity of the original group in Todmorden and the flood of enquiries from those who wanted to embrace it’s aims.
Community supported agriculture (CSA) takes many forms in the UK. The diversity of CSA reflects the fact that CSA farms have grown from grassroots initiatives and individuals finding their own way to address the challenges of food production, rather than following a set model. However all share the common principles […]
Lowimpact.org is a not-for-profit organisation, founded as the ‘Low-impact Living Initiative’ (LILI) in 2001 by two members of Redfield Community. The community itself was founded in 1978, and by the late 90s had solar hot water, compost loos, straw-bale buildings, organic gardens, orchards, soft fruit, bees, sheep, chickens, natural paints, […]