For this month's theme we'll be exploring, in the run up to Christmas, our relationship with "stuff" from different angles.
Articles: local economies (41)
Farmer-philosopher Wendell Berry defines economy this way: “I mean not economics but economy, the making of the human household upon the earth; the arts of adapting kindly the many, many human households to the earth’s many eco-systems and human neighborhoods.”
The irony is that local public markets are what underlie, what grew, and what nurtured the larger global economy.
Move your money from Wall Street to main street with these tips from Michael Shuman.
4 tips on how to work with others to build your local economy. From our series to celebrate New Economy Week.
4 tips for moving your money to support your local economy in New Economy Week.
Day 3 of New Economy Week brings 4 more tips to help build your local economy.
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The Share Exchange in Santa Rosa, CA is a unique nexus of projects under one roof, created to jumpstart the new economy in the North Bay region.
You may feel as though your efforts, working in your local Transition initiative or doing other community resilience work, is just a drop in the ocean. Yet there is a huge power in it, especially when you look at it from the context of what happens when you add all that stuff up.