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Ellen Brown’s latest article addresses how to fund the local food co-ops we need now, as global food systems come under increasing strain

Achieving Self-Funding Local Sovereignty as Global Food Systems Collapse

“The solution to the current food crisis is small and local, including growing food locally. But how to fund local food co-ops without pricey loans from big banks? …

“This article is a sequel to one discussing home gardens and community food co-ops as local counter-measures to an impending food crisis. The question to be addressed here is how to fund them. What sort of local currency could fund food co-ops independently of the credit dollars we get from banks?

[Read the article]

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