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.
On Saturday, October 27th, Leah Penniman and Ed Whitfield will deliver the 38th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of W. E. B. Du Bois. The talks will take place at Saint James Place at 352 Main Street, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
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'.
Join the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions to hear how regenerative soil practices build healthy landscapes, grow healthy food, and spark healthy communities.
This year, the 2018 Just Food Conference will convene urban and rural growers, social justice activists, food entrepreneurs, CSA core group leaders, Community- Run Farmers Market managers, youth justice leaders, food policy advocates, and other cross sector stakeholders to share how “Persist/Resist!” resonates in their varied work and experiences.
These eight films are just a small sample of films documenting the sharing movement. Some are short, some are feature length. They all demonstrate that the sharing movement is growing every day.
Green Map's globally designed iconography is now matched to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Use them to improve communications about complex topics. More at http://GreenMap.org/icons
From healthy soils, to good local jobs, we bet you didn't know that compost can have such an impact! So think twice before you throw away your compostable food scraps… because one person's trash is another's black gold. Please help us spread the word!
ILSR supports the development of a diverse and distributed food waste reduction and recovery infrastructure. We hope local and state governments will consider using our hierarchy as a policy framework. We welcome comments and suggestions.
Growing Local Fertility: A Guide to Community Composting is based upon work supported under a grant by the Utilities Programs, United States Department of Agriculture and was produced by ILSR's Composting Makes $en$e Project and the Highfields Center for Composting.