Topic: Localism

Event Date: 07/13/2018 (All day)

In this course, Helena Norberg-Hodge, a pioneer of the localisation movement, will offer inspiration and practical tools to engage in ‘big picture activism’, which unites change at the personal, as well as political level.

Published January 2017

In this episode of Upstream, we explore the Solidarity Economy through expert interviews, stories, and rich sound design.

​— Michael Ventura
— Caroline Woolard
— Michael Lewis
— Pat Conaty 
— Jessica Gordon Nembard
— Biba Schoenmaker (Breadfunds)
— Stuart Field (Breadfunds UK)
— Jos Veldhuizen (Broodfonds)

Event Date: 06/22/2018 (All day)

Over 700 people across the new economy movement will join in St. Louis, MO to connect with one another, share our resources, and demonstrate our power in creating systems that truly meet the needs of our communities.

Event Date: 06/25/2018 (All day)

Join this in-depth exploration of the steps involved in moving toward integrated, human-scale economic structures in which deeply personal, heartfelt relationships matter most of all.

Published November 2013

This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to
multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource
scarcity, and financial instability

Published June 2017

A podcast interview between John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and Amicus Solar Cooperative President Stephen Irvin.

Event Date: 10/30/2017 - 2:00pm

Join equity leaders from around the country in Washington, DC, to discuss how we can advance efforts to ensure cities are places of opportunity for all.

Published March 2016

Electric cooperatives have been the backbone of the nation's rural electrical system for more than 80 years. Their mission and business model now face more challenges than ever, from financial to contractual to basic member control. But the opportunity is equally great...

Published April 2016

The electric utility monopoly is breaking up, but will renewable energy become another form of wealth extraction or will community renewable energy enable communities to capture their renewable power?



Published September 2016

Conventional wisdom suggests the biggest wind and solar power plants will be cheapest, but where they deliver power, and who will own them, matters more.