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Community Exchange Systems
The Community Exchange System (CES) is a web service that provides the tools for communities to set up and manage exchange and trade in their areas without using money. It also provides communities with a network that permits them to trade with other communities, wherever they are in the world. The...

Economics & Exchange
Equitable systems of exchange, valuation, barter and trade If any system of economics or value trading system has become corrupted by debit extensions or balance sheet charades, all subsystems invested in its currency, will eventually participate in its re-balancing or collapse. **Corollary #1: Mutual...

Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds in the United States. Their mission is to: - Connect gardeners and farmers through the world's largest open seed exchange. - Collect, store, and regenerate organic and non-GMO seeds of thousands of rare,...

Sustainable Living Stack Exchange
Sustainable Living Stack Exchange is a fact based question and answer website dedicated to questions about living an ecologically sustainable lifestyle that can be maintained indefinitely without depleting the earth's resources.

Timebanking
System of exchange that uses time as a currency A time-based currency, or TimeBank, allows people to exchange their time and skills for another person's time and skills. Like a mutual-credit currency, a TimeBank can consist of a ledger that records the amount of time each member has contributed, and...

Barter
Direct exchange of goods without the use of money Direct barter is a simple and immediate way of being free from debt-based money and economics. Barter is a challenge in cases where there is not a match between individuals who are mutually in need of what the other has to offer. This challenge can sometimes...

Nature's Exchange
Aberdeen, US organic food store.

Currency
Systems of exchange that are independent from unsustainable debt economics Some form of money or currency is indispensable for a society to support specialization and advanced technology. Most national currencies are based on a fractional reserve baking systems where money is "created" by central banks...

Community Forge
Community Forge is a non-profit organization that designs, develops and distributes free complementary currency tools. They have provided a exchange platform to more than 600 communities to establish and manage their own complementary currencies.

World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms | WWOOF
WWOOF started 50 years ago and has grown to a worldwide community of hundreds of thousands of people today. From the beginning, national WWOOF organisations grew individually in countries but with a shared mission to educate people through hands-on and inspiring cultural exchanges, and support local...

Fair Trade
Trade ethics and regulations that guard against exploitative or unfair trade

Ethical Consumer
Ethical Consumer is a not-for-profit UK magazine and website which publishes information on the social, ethical and environmental behaviour of companies and issues around trade justice and ethical consumption. It was founded in 1989 by Rob Harrison and Jane Turner.

The Democracy Collaborative
Through research, publications, and implementation programs, The Democracy Collaborative works to implement new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability, and promotes flourishing democratic and community life.

R- Future Regenerative Entrepreneurship Conference
A conference for business owners and entrepreneurs to make tangible plans for how to launch, refine, or transition their businesses, services and products regeneratively.

Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill
Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources' is a book that - summarize the scientific evidence that the pursuit of continuous economic growth is not a good idea and looks at what constitutes desirable levels of population and consumption. - explains how in a steady-state...

Marketing for Hippies
Ethical marketing for uncertain times. Free resources, core strategies, workshops, and coaching programs to develop appropriate feel-good marketing for values-based businesses.

The Local Good - Edmonton
The Local Good helps connect and mobilize people in Edmonton who want to support the local economy and lead more sustainable lives. They provide: - listings of local events - a blog with commentary on sustainable living issues in Edmonton - monthly "Green Drinks" events - online resource directory

FiddleHead Nursery
Fiddlehead Nursery began in the spring of 2012. The Nursery is run with the help of Woofers, or international farm workers who work in exchange for room, board, and education. Plants are grown for hardiness in USDA Zone 5a, where winters reach lows of -28.9C. Only those perennials that survive the...

International Association for the Study of Commons
The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989 by Elinor Ostrom and others, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding,...

Doughnut Economics Action Lab
The Doughnut offers a vision of what it means for humanity to thrive in the 21st century - and Doughnut Economics explores the mindset and ways of thinking needed to get us there. First published in 2012 in an Oxfam report by Kate Raworth, the concept of the Doughnut rapidly gained traction internationally,...

Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy by David Fleming
Fleming worked for thirty years to produce a massive book Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It, which was finished just before his death in 2010 and published by Chelsea Green in 2016. Many core themes of that book were skillfully distilled (by his colleague Shaun Chamberlin)...

Schumacher Center for New Economics
Founded in 1980 the _Schumacher Center for a New Economics_ works to envision the elements of a just and regenerative global economy; undertakes to apply these elements in its home region of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts; and then develops the educational programs to share the results more...

How To Start a CSA
CSA stands for community-supported agriculture. Farmers use this model to sell “shares” of their harvest to supporters. In exchange for a flat fee paid upfront, subscribers receive weekly (or bi-weekly) boxes of produce throughout the season that can be picked up at predetermined locations at set...

One percent for the Planet
1% for the Planet was established in 2002 by Yvon Chouinar and Craig Mathews to bring together companies that wanted to help the environment and to encourage other companies to do the same

Grameen Bank
"Grameen Bank has reversed conventional banking practice by removing the need for collateral and created a banking system based on accountability , mutual trust, creativity and participation. Grameen Bank provides credit to the poorest in Bangladesh, without any collateral." Founded by Muhammed Yunus,...

New Economics Foundation
Andrew Simms; author and Fellow at the New Economics Foundation, served as Policy Director for ten years, Communications Director, and established the Climate Change Programme for the foundation. He co-authored The Green New Deal and co-founded the Green New Deal Group, and the climate campaign onehundredmonths.org...

New Economy Coalition
The New Economy Coalition is a network of 200+ organizations working for systemic economic change.

Happyonomy
Happonomy is built on the idea that scientific research in biology and psychology have shown our existing economic system to be not aligned with human needs. The mission of the organisation is to drive this alignment through scientific research and technological development.

The Psychology of Inequality
Researchers find that much of the damage done by being poor comes from feeling poor, and that it’s not greater wealth but greater equity that will make us all feel richer.

Permacultureprinciples.com
A site dedicated to Permaculture principles and publications with books and videos featuring David Holmgren and many other prominent permaculture designers and thinkers. Permaculture principles illustrated and explained, information exchange and methods clarified. A permaculture clearing house.

Global Earth Repair Conference
The Global Earth Repair Conference will bring 500 or more people together to talk about earth repair (ecosystem restoration) at local, regional, state, national and international levels. The Global Earth Repair Conference facilitates the exchange of information between earth repair practitioners. The...

Local Futures Foundation
Local Futures is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise awareness about the root causes of contemporary social, environmental, and economic crises. For four decades Local Futures has been focusing on the new economy movement, raising awareness about the need to shift away from dependence...

BC Farmers’ Market Trail
The BC Farmers’ Market Trail, managed by the BC Association of Farmers' Markets, is a directory of Markets that provide fresh local food in British Columbia.

Life Out of the Box
Life Out of the Box was founded by Johnathan Button and Quinn Vandenburg. A purchase of a handmade LOOTB bracelet by artisans in either Nicaragua, Guatemala or Morocco gives a child in need school supplies. Every single Life Out of the Box product goes towards making the world a better place. Bracelets...

The Festival of What Works
The Festival of What Works is a unique, days-long, online celebration of community-led approaches to living well in place here in Salmon Nation—from the northern California coast to the slopes of Alaska and between. We spotlight who and what you need to know to build a bioregion where people, culture...

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
CASSE is an organization that explores economic growth in earnest, including its downsides. Conventional economists tend to overlook physical and ecological principles when considering the effects of economic growth. ...Our role is to help people understand the truth that growth isn't the answer to all...

Groundswell
Groundswell is an alternative business school where young ideas and budding social entrepreneurs connect and flourish. Through their Explore, Validate, Build and Test Market programs, Groundswell helps new business owners take the leap into entrepreneurship. "There’s a huge gap between knowledge...

BCAFM Farmers' Markets Tools & Resources Database
A directory of tools and resources to help farmers’ market thrive. The directory includes a wide variety of reports, links, videos, and other documents for market board members, market managers, and vendors.

UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market
A lively neighbourhood farmers’ market every Saturday from June 1st to November 30th. The only farmers’ market on a working farm in Vancouver, this weekly market hosts local food vendors plus certified organic and farm-fresh produce, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm.

SEEDS Digital Currency
SEEDS payment platform aims to be digital currency and financial system that serves, rewards and finances the people and organisations committed to creating a healthier and more equitable planet. SEEDS is based on the Telos blockchain and DAO organizational model.

Open Credit Network
The Open Credit Network is an open source mutual credit trading networking that enables UK-based customers and suppliers trade with each other without the need for conventional money.

BerkShares
Serving the Berkshire Region, BerkShares are a local currency that can be used at participating businesses in the region to keep money in local circulation. BerkShares are fully backed by US Dollars held at community banks. They are currently available in paper form, with a digital version forthcoming...

B Corp Certification
B Corp Certification is a designation that a business is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials. In order to achieve certification, a company must: * Demonstrate...

DYNDY
DYNDY is an effort at building a Pattern Language for Alternative and Complementary Money Systems to inform and empower grassroots communities with concepts and tools to overcome scarcity, instruments and reflections for the Exodus from proprietary money.

The Guthrie Center
Founded by Arlo Guthrie to honor the legacy of his parents, Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia-Guthrie, the Guthrie Foundation seeks to cultivate cultural preservation, promote educational achievement and foster community outreach to meet the ongoing needs of the community. The Guthrie Center was founded...

Schumacher Local Currencies Program
A basic description of current local currencies being implemented in North America and the UK, with histories and future projections. via the Schumacher Center for a New Economics



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