community self-sufficiency


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   "10 Reasons to Buy Local Foods" from Center for Sustainable Environments, Flagstaff, AZ
   12 Reasons to Eat Local and Organic Ohio
   Stopping the great food swap - Relocalising Europe’s food supply,  Dr. Caroline Lucas, Member of the European Parliament for the Green Party
   The Institute for Local Self-Reliance
   Behind Consumption and Consumerism the facts from Global Issues
   Community Supported Agriculture CSA, resources from USDA
   National Family Farm Coalition just what it says it is
   Small farms - Small family farms are the backbone of a community, a nation, and of society as a whole. A landscape of family farms is settled, balanced and stable, and generally sustainable.
   The Home Town Advantage A free e-bulletin to learn about land use policies and other tools that can protect the character and vitality of your home town. Find out how other communities are bucking the "big box" retail trend and encouraging small-scale, homegrown businesses.
   The Village  -A set of links to topics of interest to the Self-Sufficient Sustainable Village
   A History of the Sustainable Community Movement
   North American Rainbow Gathering, 2002
   Ishmael - leavers and takers
   Defining Rural Sustainability - Fifteen Criteria for Sustainable Developments in the Countryside, in the UK
   Signs of the Seasons - Life on the Rio Grande, Gordon Solberg, Radium Springs, New Mexico

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