Topic: Food Systems

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Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 2:00pm

Schumacher Center In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures,Schumacher Center are highlighting the work of past speakers and asking for updates of their earlier remarks in light of recent events.

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Published June 2020

What can we let go of if we had community control of all resources? Would we need police if all of our universal needs were met? Do we even need police now? The #BlackLivesMatter uprising has us questioning the role of police in the solidarity economy.

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Published May 2020

This report shines a light on long-hidden business practices that have rendered the food system rigid and unable to respond to crises like the one brought about by COVID-19.

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Event Date: 10/25/2019 (All day)

Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and partners are pleased to present the 9th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, students, chefs, food product makers, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policy makers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country!

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Published June 2019

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA), a growing member organization of 67 urban and rural frontline communities, organizations and supporting networks in the climate justice movement, has engaged locally to prepare frontline communities to center a Just Transition away from fossil fuels and a dirty energy economy to one that is local, regenerative and built on community-led solutions. This is a special report from the Frontlines in collaboration with CJA members from Puerto Rico.

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Published May 2017

This paper provides a framework for impact investors as they consider how to invest in issues related to food and agriculture across asset classes, including public equities, fixed income, venture capital, and real assets.

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Posted on 10/29/18

Learn about NEC's grantees Harbor Roots Farm in Washington State!

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Event Date: 07/31/2018 - 5:30pm

The Croatan Forum will bring together a wide array of highly engaged leaders in impact investing, social finance, inclusive entrepreneurship, corporate sustainability, food and agriculture, and community development.

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Published February 2018

Local Bites is a podcast that tracks ideas and initiatives that resist corporate power, renew place-based economies, and preserve human and ecological well-being. Our goal is to feature the voices of activists and visionaries from all around the world who are driving creative grassroots initiatives that demonstrate the power of 'going local'.

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Event Date: 03/08/2018 (All day)

Join the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions to hear how regenerative soil practices build healthy landscapes, grow healthy food, and spark healthy communities.

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