Local Bites

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Local Bites is a podcast that tracks ideas and initiatives that resist corporate power, renew place-based economies, and preserve human and ecological well-being. Our goal is to feature the voices of activists and visionaries from all around the world who are driving creative grassroots initiatives that demonstrate the power of 'going local'. Produced by Local Futures, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the renewal of community, ecological health and local economies worldwide.

Archive for September 2019

September 6, 2019 @ 9:16 am

Episode 14 - Food Sovereignty in the Global Economy

Photo by Peg Diaz
In this episode we speak with Judith Hitchman, the president of Urgenci, an international network of community-supported agriculture groups (CSAs). The conversation touches on decommodifying food, ISDS clauses, local food policy councils, and many more topics related to local food.
 
 
Related links:
- Urgenci - the international CSA network
- Article: 'Saving Japan’s seed heritage from “free trade”'
- Article: 'Tosepan - Resistance and Renewal in Mexico'
- Booklet: 'Localization: Essential Steps to an Economics of Happiness'
- Links to Organizations for Change
- 'Insane Trade' factsheet and short film
 
Photo by Peg Diaz (http://pegdiaz.com/)
Music by Gillicuddy: 1; 2; 3 (CC BY-NC 3.0).
 
Please write to info@localfutures.org with any comments and ideas for future topics/guests!

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