Henry Coleman

Henry Coleman is a writer, activist, and community organiser with the international NGO Local Futures. His work has been published online via Truthout, Kosmos Quarterly and the Local Futures blog, and in print in ‘Life After Progress: Technology, Community and the New Economy’ (2022).

Localisation in Japan

Active networks for global-to-local rapid transition

Localisation is an economic strategy for rapid transition that could transform farming, business, finance, health, education, and industry for the better.

July 18, 2023

Living Agroecology team

Local Food for Rapid Transition

By building the local food economy and adapting to place, nothing less than a new indigenous foodway is emerging. I am watching rapid transition take place before my eyes – and it’s beautiful.

June 28, 2023

Bundjalung land

Indigenous and feminine wisdom: an interview with Ella Noah Bancroft

Going local is remembering the old ways, the ways in which all our ancestors used to live. Going local is about reconnecting to place, people and self. It is the ultimate reconnection our planet is calling for. A slower pace and more gentle way of being on this planet.

November 3, 2021


What to Do When the World is on Fire

What we can do, however, is to raise the call for an economics of humility; an economics that respects the diversity and dynamic flows of the natural world; an economics of localisation.

September 28, 2020