Local Food

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A Focus of Anti-capitalist Struggle?: Book review
Cox, Jan
Article
2013
A book review of No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won't Change the World
In 2011 the dacha gardens of Russia produced 40% of the nation's food.
Article
2013
While many in the world are completely dependent on large scale agriculture, the Russian people feed themselves. Their agricultural economy is small scale, predominantly organic and in the capable han...
Local and Organic Food and Farming: The Real Gold Standard
Allen, Will; Duesterberg, Kate; Cummins, Ronnie
Article
2011
When the local chemical grower tells you that local is better than organic, tell them that they should switch to organic so that you can trust their food to be safe, clean, inspected, and environmenta...
"Local" Goes Loco
Hightower, Jim
Article
2009
Buying "local" has become a popular movement in American agriculture and commerce. Some corporations, however, are taking "local" a step farther.
Local Harvest for an Urban Landscape: Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Local Food Systems
Hanson, Randel
Article
2011
How do you create a locally harvested food system for a city of 100,000?
Social Activist Grace Lee Boggs on Shaking Up the Status Quo in America
Film/Video
2007
Grace Lee Boggs has been a part of almost every major movement in the United States in the last 75 years, including: Labor, Civil Rights, Black Power, Women’s Rights and Environmental Justice.
The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food
Hewitt, Ben
Book
2010
An account of how cooperative agricultural enterprises are revitalizing the economy of a town in Vermont.

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Toronto Environmental Alliance
Since 1988, Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, we advocate on behalf of all Torontonians ...

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Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
2012
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...