USE-IT! Toulouse Field Trip

USE-IT! Toulouse Field Trip

As part of the USE-IT! project, a group from Birmingham attended a conference in Toulouse called by URBACT. The group included Localise’s Karen McCarthy, who reports on the trip below. While part of the time was spent on sharing experiences from our own cities,...

A strategic alternative: localised and labour-intensive food production

LWM’s co-founder Colin Hines, in his latest book, Progressive Protectionism, asks: “In a sustainable system, would not each country aim to produce its own staple food? Surpluses and exotics could be exported, speculation in food by unproductive middlemen would be...