Community gardens = localization in action.
We love this wholesome, practical advice!
Community gardens = localization in action

10 Steps to Starting a Community Garden - American Community Garden Association

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Mary Alkins
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/25/2017 at 20:55. Facebook
We are so inspired by this humble, local, grassroots action! When you love your place so much, when you understand that clean water and healthy soil is priceless and when you know that 'too much money never does anybody any good.'

Thank you and congratulations Wendy Bowman!

PS. If you are in Australia and looking for inspiration, Helena Norberg-Hodge will be speaking at the Renew Fest 2017...
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We are so inspired by this humble local grassroots action When you

Australian activist Wendy Bowman wins Goldman environmental prize – video

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Anna Heather
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/25/2017 at 11:02. Facebook
The recording of our webinar 'Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World' is up! Our speakers Alnoor and Helena really made this something special.
The recording of our webinar Sacred Activism in a PostTrump World is

Recording: Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/24/2017 at 20:56. Facebook
As Earth Day is marked by scientists leading marches around the world; we return to the fundamental questions of how to change our thinking, our lifestyles and the economic and political systems for survival.

‘Respect for nature should be built into how we live, and not because a law is telling us to do so.’
As Earth Day is marked by scientists leading marches around the world

Now rivers have the same legal status as people, we must uphold their rights

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Tirna Nog
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/24/2017 at 12:42. Facebook
Good food is the cornerstone of any local economy, and it should be available to all.
Good food is the cornerstone of any local economy and it should be available to all

A Community Garden on Every Street Corner

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/23/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
A new report by the IMF demonstrates the corrosive effects on labor of globalization.

“The IMF paper explains the role of trade and financial integration, which intensified as a result of international agreements on trade and investment liberalization, by noting that “offshoring — or the threat thereof — lowers labor’s bargaining power."
A new report by the IMF demonstrates the corrosive effects on labor of globalization

Workers' Shrinking Piece of the Pie | Inequality.org

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/23/2017 at 11:21. Facebook
We must speak out against the merger of Bayer and Monsanto, which will exacerbate the problems caused by industrial farming - and instead get big agribusiness out of our food and countryside. Days of action are taking place in Germany next week in the lead-up to Bayer's annual meeting on April 28th: [ Seedfreedom.info Link ]

Are there actions taking place in your part of the world?
We must speak out against the merger of Bayer and Monsanto which

“Stop BAYER / MONSANTO” days of action in Germany

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Bonnie Poole
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/22/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
We are so happy to share this with you - a conversation between two shining lights of insight and positive solutions; Charles Eisenstein and Helena Norberg-Hodge.

‘Helena is a tireless advocate for re-localization, the reclaiming of the commons, and the importance of direct participation in community…Her work has been a great source of nourishment to me in unfolding a vision of a more...
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We are so happy to share this with you a conversation between

A Conversation with Helena Norberg-Hodge | Charles Eisenstein

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/21/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
Who is the ‘Codfather’?
A fishy character from a shady story about privatisation and profiteering in a globally collapsing fishing industry.
Who is the Codfather A fishy character from a shady story about

Meet the real-life crime boss who controls what fish you eat

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Vicki Marais Mowrey
Mia Collins
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/21/2017 at 19:10. Facebook
A precarious situation…

"According to the research, the food security of about 1.4 billion people has become dependent on imports and an additional 460 million people live in areas where increased imports are not enough to compensate for the lack of local production."
A precarious situation According to the research the food security of about

Nearly two billion people depend on imported food

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Vitor F Veiga
Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/21/2017 at 11:39. Facebook
‘A Quest for Meaning’ is a beautiful movie that tells a story of an 'inner revolution' through the messages of environmental activists, philosophers, biologists, and guardians of the ancient cultures. And it's now available to view for free on this link!
A Quest for Meaning is a beautiful movie that tells a story

Watch A Quest For Meaning online for free !

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/20/2017 at 20:53. Facebook
Finding inspiration, energy and practical guidance from the ’other story’. We hope you enjoy this interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge.

‘The other story is beginning to be told from the ground up. It is a story about our need to reconnect to one another and to nature. It’s what I call localisation.’
Finding inspiration energy and practical guidance from the other story We hope

Recourse | Helena Norberg-Hodge of Local Futures

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/20/2017 at 13:59. Facebook
"Now we work without an owner, and our destiny is ours.”
"Now we work without an owner and our destiny is ours”

Afraid of losing their jobs, workers take over the business

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Economics of Happiness
Economics of Happiness
04/20/2017 at 00:21. Facebook
What gives us the spirit to keep the struggle for justice alive?

We are exploring this in a webinar right now. Join us to look at the concept of ‘sacred activism’ and how to apply it to social and environmental justice work.

"Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World" - a with Alnoor Ladha from (The Rules.org) & Helena Norberg-Hodge (Local Futures).

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What gives us the spirit to keep the struggle for justice alive

Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World Webinar - Local Futures

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Paco Lainen
Alan Raban
Kelly Adams Keller
Facing the "complex, interlocking challenges" now confronting us requires transition on a number of levels, and communities like these are leading the way.
Facing the complex interlocking challenges now confronting us requires transition on a

How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Hubs of Resilience

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Come learn about sacred activism with us and The Rules!
Come learn about sacred activism with us and The Rules

Webinar: Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World

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What would living in a 'degrowth' economy actually be like? Samuel Alexander paints a picture of humble but radical creativity.
What would living in a degrowth economy actually be like Samuel Alexander

Life in a ‘degrowth’ economy, and why you might actually enjoy it.

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Paul James
The salt in the wound is that agricultural methods that don't involve pesticide use are more effective anyway. What a senseless tragedy.
The salt in the wound is that agricultural methods that dont involve

'Like a slow death': families fear pesticide poisoning after Trump reverses ban

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Daina McCauley
Matt Ashby
Paco Lainen
Less dependence on growth, improved well-being, more gender equality - sounds like a great deal to us!
Less dependence on growth improved wellbeing more gender equality sounds like a

10 reasons for a shorter working week

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Bruce Berryhill
Steve Toczyski