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Issue:  Relocalization
Relocalization in MAssachusetts and elsewhere

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A New Deal for Local Economies
More local, durable economies are already taking root. We can help them along by changing the way we regulate businesses, plan cities, and finance the communities we want.

Relocalize: Balance Your World
Relocalize: Balance Your World

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Relocalization in Massachusetts; Rebuilding Community for a Sustainable Future
Men anpil chay pa lou. This Haitian proverb means many hands together make the burden light. It was written on an old political poster, printed by the Red Sun Press on display at the Haley House Café in Dudley Square, Roxbury. This proverb evokes the ideas of community, justice, and change—all of which are crucial elements of Relocalization in Massachusetts. Relocalization is a national movement to bring life closer to home, to a local level, in order to create “resilient, healthy, just, diverse, sustainable, people-powered communities.”

Building momentum for a relocalized, revitalized, democratized Massachusetts
With economies and ecosystems unraveling all around us, it’s clear we need bold and decisive action IMMEDIATELY for a healthy, just, green future. Thankfully there is a grassroots movement bubbling up from below, pushing for transformative action.

Relocalization Recap and Moving Forward
October 18th Relocalization Conference

Notes From the Field, July 26, 2009
Read how one Massachusetts farm is affected by the Northeast’s tomato and potato blight, and the ways in which the Community Supported Agriculture model helps them thrive with or without tomatoes.

Global food crisis looms as climate change and fuel shortages bite
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability

The Future Is Drying Up
Scientists sometimes refer to the effect a hotter world will have on this country’s fresh water as the other water problem, because global warming more commonly evokes the specter of rising oceans submerging our great coastal cities.

Day to focus on living green
Daily Hampshire Gazette

Power of people topic of event
Power of people topic of event

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note: all items are listed in chronological order
 

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