What will it take to Build a Local Food Movement?
Lauren Gurley of In These Times writes about what's needed to build a local, sustainable food movement in Chicago and Illinois. A Sustainable Economies Law Center event in Chicago that brought together a stakeholders in the local food movement is mentioned.Read more
Innovate the Economy! Festival Chicago
Chicago! Interested in building businesses that make their local communities stronger? In creating enterprises that treat their employees like people and not commodities? In hatching solutions that combine environmental health AND justice?
Let's build a sustainable economy together.
Join us at the INNOVATE the ECONOMY! Festival, coming to Chicago this May. We'll be joined by local food businesses, community-serving nonprofits, worker-owned businesses, cooperative developers, policy experts, radical lawyers, and several others. To support the Innovate the Economy! Festival, donate below!
Innovate the Economy! Festival Calendar
Festival Opening Ceremonies [Happy Hour]
"Do You Want to Build a [Worker-Owned Business]?"
"What's Law Got To Do With It?"
"Farm to [S]table: Building a Resilient Local Food System"